In the last few years many countries have enacted new rights for LGBT people, but it’s certainly not a battle we’ve won, especially in terms preventing fringes of society from hating anyone who isn’t straight. Many people in same sex couples will know the trepidation that can accompany public displays of affection, not knowing if you’re going to get harassed or beaten up.
The Spanish short Por Un Beso takes a powerful look at this, following two men in Madrid who meet and fall in love. However, the openness with which they share their happiness ultimately has tragic consequences.
It pack a lot into only a few minutes, making its point with great power. If you know a short film we ought to be posting, tell us by getting in touch via our contact page. And check out more gay short films and web series here. [Read more…]