Queer content one can share with children can be hard to find! This block however is
jam packed with short films appropriate for younger audiences yet relevant to all ages.
The films contain a variety of visual styles and queer narratives. Animation, live action,
even a mix of both. From grounded stories about self discovery to straight up time
travel- There’s something for everyone here! The final piece carries a content warning
for self-harm and language.
Lolo – A light-hearted story about a Lolo and his friends as he navigates the ups and
downs of his first love.
Boys Don’t Wear Dresses - A musical romp about finding love and oneself with
a cast of autistic, neuro-divergent, LGBTQ, & multi-ethnic artists. This film is co-written & co-
produced by an autistic transgender individual about their life.
Tie Tie Again - An animated short about gifts and the meaning they can hold.
Steadfast - A trans man deals with the realities of being trans in public.
Baby Steps – An autobiographical doc about a young woman coming of age online
through middle school texts, webcam videos, & secret moments as she discovers her
gender identity & sexuality.
Transcending Time - A queer youth in a dark place gets visited by a mysterious
—Tim O'Neil, Festival Judge