There are some amazing short LGBT+ films out there and we've put together some of our favourites just for you.
Independent films to make you think a little, films to laugh along with and films that you really must see!

Watch at your leisure.. Enjoy

Just a small note to say some of these films contain themes of an adult nature including some words inappropriate for younger viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.

The Real Thing

Trans Short Film
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7 min 18 sec

The Real Thing

When a soldier returns home, things have often changed. For Staff Sergeant Michael Waltze, the ultimate change is in his child. While on his tour of duty, his daughter has transitioned and started living her truth. Today he is coming home to surprise her.
Parental love is unconditional. It transcends a person's memory of their child. The Real Thing is an infinitely stronger bond."

Masked

Trans Short Film
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15 min

Masked

Masked follows the story of High Schooler, Zoe, struggling to come out as a trans man. After knowing who they truly are for a while, Zoe finds themselves fatigued by their fear of whether others will accept them or not.

This film contains themes of an adult nature including references to self harm and suicide. Viewer discretion is advised.

Papercut

Gay Short Film
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14 min 40 sec

Papercut

Two closeted actors on their way to their first high profile awards ceremony fight both expectation and each other, as intimacy and insecurity collide in the back seat of a car.

This film contains themes of an adult nature including some words inappropriate for younger viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.

Smoke

Queer Short Film
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7 min 18 sec

Smoke

Directed by Gabriel Bisset-Smith and Written by Stuart Curran.
Claire Brown and Jodie Whittaker star in this love story in reverse, literally in reverse.
A little bit different and it may seem strange but stick with it and you will love it.

This film contains some words inappropriate for younger viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.
If you need to use the subtitles on this short please be aware that they are auto generated and sometimes do not match what is being said.

The Choice

Lesbian Short Film
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12 min 54 sec

The Choice

The Choice is an LGBTQ+ short film about Devin who is in a bad relationship and discovers what she really wants.

Writer/Director: Lotte
Instagram: @lotte12

Sam

Trans Short Film
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10 min 42 sec

Sam

Sam is a short film about gender identity and LGBTQ bullying written and directed by Sal Bardo. After being bullied at school for dressing as a boy, Sam escapes into the fields surrounding his house, where he's forced to choose between who he is and who society thinks he should be.

Fifteen

Lesbian Short Film
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3 min 27 sec

Fifteen

Written, Directed, & Edited by AJ Baldwin
Cinematography by Tyler Taliaferro
Starring Anna Lowrimore & Maddie Clarke
Voice Over by AJ Baldwin
Music: https://www.bensound.com

Experiences Of Identity

LGBTQ+ Short Film
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3 min 33 sec

Catechism by Shon Faye

Shon Faye reflects on her experiences within all sides of the LGBT spectrum and scrutinises the labels that mainstream society have forced upon her in her short film Catechism. In relation to her life as a trans woman, she explores the darker truths that many like her experience in their day to day lives.

This film contains themes of an adult nature including some words inappropriate for younger viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.

Slow Down

LGBTQ Short Film
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3 min 18 sec

Slow Down

A short story about a young woman who has some big decisions to make as she comes to terms with her sexuality.
Writer/Director - Megan K. Fox

Cinematography - Ben Calloway
Camera Assistant - Adam Cook
Cast: Rhiannon Spencer, Tom Ward-Thomas, Silvia Lousada & Daisy the hedgehog
Derbyshire LGBT+
Belper Town Council
University of Derby
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