*To license the film for streaming, please visit Kanopy* Every June, a packed house fills the
historic Castro Theatre in San Francisco for a raucous showcase of the
finest in short gay men’s films. Frameline, host to the oldest and
largest LGBT film festival, now brings the festival to you. The
misadventures of the gay experience come to life in this variety of
award-winning shorts—from awkward threesomes to dubious dating etiquette
to the trials and tribulations of shopping excursions. Settle into your
finest boxers and enjoy brief films with
Frameline Presents: Fun in Boys Shorts.Spooners, Bryan Horch, 14 min, USABuying a bed can lead to unexpected consequences. After convincing his husband to retire their old lumpy futon, Nelson is forced to come out in a spectacular way while shopping for their new bed at Drowzy's Matress World.
Housebroken, Wade Gasque, 15 min, USAA hopeless romantic learns a thing or two about relationships when he gets too close to the perfect couple.
Bald Guy (Skallamann), Maria Bock, 12 min, NorwayTopsy-turvy musical BaldGuy takes place on the streets of a Norwegian town when a son comes home to tell his parents about the guy he's just snogged.
Alaska is a Drag, Shaz Bennett, 13 min, USA
Leo's dreams of being an international superstar are hard-fought working in a fish cannery in Alaska.Unanimated (Desanimado), Emilio Martí López, 8 min, Spain
A cartoon character goes to therapy because he feels rejected in a "live-action" world that dislikes those who are different in Unanimated.
Sabbatical, Glenn Kiser, 12 min, USA
Phillip and Sam grapple with the concept of taking time apart from one another, and dealing with the consequences of coming back together after a mutually agreed-upon separation.P.D.A., Patrick Hancock, 8 min, USA An urban gay couple dispute their very different views on holding hands in public, which leads to a much bigger exploration of their relationship.