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“An Evening of Shorts: Something For Everyone”

Palm Springs Cultural Center

Nov 3, 2021 6:00 pm
About Event

Pre-Screening Reception In The VIP Lounge- 6pm

Socialize with your friends in the upstairs open-air lounge. Soak in the sun through the innovative photography of Terry Hastings’s in his newest exhibtion PALM SPRINGS POOL PARTY- A Palm Springs Cultural Exclusive Exhibition.

Film Screening (Theatre One) – 7pm

114 minutes + 15 min. Intermission

Suggested Donation: $10

Proceeds benefit Palm Springs PRIDE and the Palm Springs Cultural Center.


Abby and Emily Go To Palm Springs – Two women try to navigate each other’s particular love language—and not kill each other—on a road trip to Palm Springs in this modern queer love story. 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. PALM SPRINGS CENTRIC

As Simple As That – Suspicious that her son is gay, Joana shares her doubts with her husband. To her surprise, the boy’s father knows much more about the subject than she imagined. After all, why was she the last to know?

Different Quake – During an intense earthquake, a love triangle erupts between two church missionaries Mark (Carson Nicely) and Luke (Sam Kaminer), and their potential convert Vanessa (Shawn Kathryn Kane). Directed by Jack D. Fleischer. Written by Brandon Shim.

Frankie – Frankie, a non-binary trans person, crashes their ex-partner’s men-only 12 step meeting, determined to be heard… no matter the cost.

Gays Without Cages – After isolating for a year due to the pandemic, four gay male best friends get together for cocktails, and all hell breaks loose. LOCAL FILMMAKER. FILMED IN PALM SPRINGS.

Roadkill – Tillie’s lonely life as a roadkill removal worker is destabilized when Wanda, a lively stranger, comes to town.

The Unsure Masseur – Trapped in our gig jobs economy, an aspiring masseur learns the sacrifices required from an experienced massage therapist. LOCAL FILMMAKER.

Tuxedo Terrace – When the government begins to inspect their marriage, a gay immigrant and his lesbian wife throw a dinner party in an attempt to fool the INS, but soon realize that they aren’t the only ones hiding something.

Unicorn – A young gay man’s struggle to be accepted leads to an unexpected physical transformation that forces him to discover who he truly wants to be.

Proceeds benefit Palm Springs PRIDE and the Palm Springs Cultural Center.

An Evening of Shorts