Manifesting Change: Short Film Collection

Manifesting Change: Short Film Collection

New Year, new you. The month of January, for many, begins with resolutions of rebirth and renewal; a chance to slough off the negative for a fresh start. But this “change” doesn’t only need to come from changing ourselves. The protagonists in this collection of films manifest their change — in the world around them and in the people they touch — by truly honoring who they are and what came before them.

Subscribe Share
Manifesting Change: Short Film Collection
  • Introduction: Sheryl Santacruz, Programming Manager

    Outfest Programming Manager Sheryl Santacruz introduces the short film collection she curated for Manifesting Change.

  • AFTEREARTH

    As rising sea levels threaten the loss of their motherland in Hawai'i, the Phillipines, China and North America, four women take a stand to preserve the volcano, ocean, land and air for future generations.

  • Ode to Pablo

    Young Afro-Latino Pablo agrees to a basketball challenge from other teens who don’t realize he’s Deaf until a dangerous incident outs him.

  • Libertad

    A short documentary featuring the incredible Alejandra Santiago, an indigenous trans woman from Oaxaca whose life journey transcends multiple borders.

  • 2 Dollars

    In this queer workplace comedy, frustrated artist Syd must rebel against their toxic day job in order to pursue their dreams.

  • Ladies Room

    Identities are confronted and generation gaps closed when an experienced drag queen catches a teenage boy stealing a pair of her heels.