Drama, Shorts

OUTSOUTH Film Festival Presents

It’s Always Something

Women/Lesbian Drama Shorts

Abby and Emily Go to Palm Springs
Abby is an artist; Emily is an army officer; they come from opposite worlds yet have fallen hard and fast for each other and must navigate their completely different love languages on the way to what could be forever or the end of the road. In the tradition of John Cassavetes, Wong Kar-Wai, and Jane Campion, this short film takes a brief glimpse into the lives of two people in love trying to understand each other. 

 

Aimee Victoria
Aimee Victoria is about two profoundly deaf women of color whose relationship is tested during a period of unprecedented turmoil. Separated on their anniversary, Aimee is shaken out of her self-imposed apathy as she demonstrates her love to Victoria. 

 

Blunt
An interracial lesbian couple attempts to ease the racial tension between them and their parents using the power of straight talk and a little bit of Cannabis. 

 

Noor & Layla
Noor and Layla are breaking up. Is it the end of the road for these two Muslim women? The film opens at Fajr, the dawn prayer, at the end of their relationship and follows a reverse chronology to the evening prayer, Isha, the moment they first meet. 

 

Parvis
A look within Laurie’s journey, throughout a night out with friends, to embrace her identity. 

 

Show Pony
Kate, a painter who hasn’t created new work in years, finds inspiration when she happens upon an adult ballet class and quickly becomes infatuated with her teacher, Laura. As their lives intertwine, Kate is shocked to discover a side of Laura she struggles to accept.  

 

SCREENINGS & SHOWTIMES

SAT, AUG 13 | 12:40 PM – CINEMA ONE
WED, AUG 17 | 7:10 PM – CINEMA TWO