Silicon Valley Queer Film Festival

Category: May2023

  • Mona’s North Beach Noir

    Mona’s North Beach Noir

    Mona’s North Beach Noir Historical Fiction Country of Origin: USA San Francisco. 1953. Mitch Marlowe, a lesbian detective, lands in town to start a new life passing as a man.  It’s the era of smoky jazz clubs, corrupt cops and a vibrant queer underground where she quickly discovers Mona’s 440 Club.  But is it  safe…

  • Single Use

    Single Use

    Single Use Drama Country of Origin: New Zealand Single Use is set in a small New Zealand beach town. It follows 20-year-old Noah, a young man plagued by constant discrimination after being publicly outed with HIV. DIRECTOR Finn Hyndman Social Media ENJOY THE FILM!

  • A-Okay


    A-Okay Documentary Country of Origin: Canada A young adult writes a letter to their past self providing advice about discovering one’s sexual identity while living in a hyper-sexualized and romance-filled society. DIRECTOR J Fitzpatrick Social Media DIRECTOR STATEMENT My name is J Fitzpatrick and I am a 4th year at Sheridan’s Bachelor of Film…

  • Arlo


    Arlo Drama Country of Origin: USA Arlo, a trans teenager who’s been living on his own for two years, comes face to face with a missing poster of himself that uses his deadname and a school picture taken years before he transitioned … DIRECTOR Logan Thomason NoEmailProvided Social Media ENJOY THE FILM

  • What to Expect When You’re NOT Expecting

    What to Expect When You’re NOT Expecting

    What to Expect When You’re NOT Expecting Dramedy Country of Origin: USA In this queer comedy short, Spencer and his husband Elliot run into one road-block after another in their journey toward becoming Daddy’s, while Spencer’s best friend, London, deals with her own parenthood problems. Spencer eventually learns that all good things take time, even…

  • The Remaining Sundays

    The Remaining Sundays

    The Remaining Sundays Drama Country of Origin: Spain August 1993. Dani has just turned 13. His family moves to a house in the suburbs. The discovery of an abandoned box in his new closet takes Dani to Miguel, a much-needed example missing in his life. DIRECTOR Manolo Pavón Social Media DIRECTOR STATEMENT At the…

  • One Story at a Time: Celeste Lecesne

    One Story at a Time: Celeste Lecesne

    One Story at a Time: Celeste Lecesne Docu-short Country of Origin: USA Celeste Lecesne candidly shares how he not only escaped the confines of homophobia but combatted it by finding the courage to share his truth. An off-broadway solo-show becomes an Academy Award-winning film that ultimately inspires The Trevor Project, the largest suicide prevention lifeline…

  • Emerald City

    Emerald City

    Emerald City Drama Country of Origin: USA Two young men — each isolated in his own way — meet on the back roads of the US/Mexican border where they develop a tentative friendship that gradually becomes more. DIRECTOR Josef Steiff Social Media DIRECTOR STATEMENT Josef (Joe) Steiff is an independent filmmaker whose work has…

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  • Welcome to the Silicon Valley Queer Film Festival.

    The Silicon Valley Queer Film Festival (SVQFF) was developed to join thousands of other Film Festivals, with a focus on LGBTQ+ films (short and feature-length). Our Films are screened via password-protected pages, to protect our participating filmmakers and their films. via registration. All viewers MUST REGISTER to receive their access information. We welcome you and…