Orville and Bob

Doc Shorts: Queer Stories

A trio of nonfiction shorts examining hard-won triumphs and continuing challenges in the LGBTQ community.

111 minutes 3 Films
Available Nov. 5-22
Available Only in MO/IL

 

Doc Shorts Programming sponsored by Barry & Jackie Albrecht and Pat Scallet

 

Orville + Bob

Orville + Bob

Directed by
Alan Griswold
2019
40 minutes
English
A Washington U. grad tells the story of how an unlikely couple met and have remained together, despite seemingly insurmountable differences and societal pressures, for more than 48 years.
Personaje Personaje

Personaje Personaje

Directed by
Begoña Izquierdo & Renata Rezende
2020
35 minutes
Spanish
An intimate portrait of the struggles and groundbreaking performances of Personaje Personaje, a young queer transformist (aka drag queen), who moved from Ecuador to pursue his dream in Barcelona.
Unforgivable

Unforgivable

Directed by
Marlén Viñayo
2020
36 minutes
Spanish
A ruthless hitman for the 18th Street gang deals with his sexuality inside an evangelical Salvadoran prison, where he is guilty of the ultimate crime in the eyes of both God and gang: being gay.