Let It Bring Hope

Friday, March 15, 2024 | 1pm EST
Canada, Germany, Korea, USA| 120 min.

120 min Canada, Germany, Korea, USA

2024, shorts



Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson

8 min | USA | 2022

“Kapaemahu” tells the hidden history of four monumental stones on Waikiki Beach, and the legendary transgender healing spirits within them.

burning blue – Queer Resistance in Seoul

Kim Ly Lam, Cecilia Luna Pohl

28 min | Germany/Korea | 2023

Lam and Pohl’s “burning blue” offers a glimpse into Seoul‘s queer resistance, which defends its safe space against legal loopholes and violent Christian congregations, all while encountering conflicts within its own ranks.


Arlen Aguayo Stewart

8 min | Canada | 2022

“Chicho” is a surreal, experimental short film that depicts the impact of the Venezuelan crisis on its diaspora, where displacement, survivor’s guilt, and religious surveillance collide.

Not Three Not Four

Renée Wong

8 min | Canada | 2023

Nate travels between imaginations, dreams, and realities as they attempt to transition away from their mother — someone who feels most inescapable. Nate is forced to tackle their fear in this very transformative period of their life, right here, right now.


Daniel Sousa, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson

14 min | USA | 2023

A valiant island warrior, wounded in battle against foreign invaders, falls into a mysterious underwater world. Everything changes when the octopus who rescues him transforms into a handsome young man.