The Films of NewFest 2013

New York's premier LGBT film festival celebrates its 25th anniversary with a diverse and compelling collection of narratives, documentaries, shorts, and parties.

BY Jase Peeples

September 04 2013 4:00 AM ET

NewFest: Shorts Program 2
Sunday, September 8, 11 a.m.
Venue: Walter Reade Theater

Outstanding recent LGBT shorts provide a humorous, incisive and downright sexy look into stories of queer identity, love, and misadventures from all across the globe.

Boygame
(Sweden, 2013, 15 minutes)
In Swedish with English subtitles
Directed by Anna Österlund Nolskog

Two friends give each other a helping hand in getting over the fears of their first sexual encounters with the opposite sex.

She Said, She Said
(USA, 2013, 7 minutes)
Directed by Stuart Blumberg

Marisa Tomei and Elodie Bouchez let their claws out as two lesbians on the brink of a nasty divorce. Naughty car-washing and a leather-clad Aubrey Plaza make matters all the more hilarious.

Housebroken
(USA, 2013, 15 minutes)
Directed by Wade Gasque

While starting anew and searching for an apartment, a hopeless romantic is thrown for a loop when he crashes with a long-term couple.

F to 7th - Straight Talk
(USA, 2013, 4 minutes)
Directed by Ingrid Jungermann

A funny lesbian glimpse into straight dudes and their snooty dog culture.

Simply Rob
(UK, 2013, 15 minutes)
Directed by Tom Shrapnel

A stirring portrait of New York-based poet and activist Rob Vassilarakis, told through his poetry.

Bombshell
(USA, 2013, 14 minutes)
Directed by Erin Sanger

A young tomboy hangs with a bunch of roughneck boys and shows them who’s boss.

Summer Vacation
(Israel, 2013, 22 minutes)
In Hebrew with English subtitles
Directed by Sharon Maymon and Tal Granit

A married man’s family vacation abruptly takes a turn when he bumps into his ex-lover.

Tags: Film, NewFest

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