It’s June, and it means Pride Month is officially here!
To celebrate this eventful month, we’re listing some queer shorts that will surely tug at your gay heartstrings in both the best and heartbreaking ways.
Check out these six short films that are coming to GagaOOLala this June!
The Fifth Season
Streaming on: June 6
Length: 30 mins
‘The Fifth Season’ tells the story of two girls, Eunha and Seowoo, who are in love with each other. They are about to move in together when Seowoo falls into a coma after an accident. Eunha, however, finds it difficult to be by her lover’s side because of Seowoo’s parents’ disapproval. It’s now a question of how Eunha will cope with this hurdle in their relationship.
‘The Fifth Season’ is directed by Yang Kyeong Hui, the same director of BLs ‘Kissable Lips’ and ‘The Director Who Buys Me Dinner’.
Watch ‘The Fifth Season’ on GagaOOLala starting June 6.
Streaming on: June 8
Country: Spain, USA
Length: 14 mins
‘Toto Forever’ is a critically acclaimed short film first released in 2009 by promising director Roberto Canuto. It tells the story of Toto, a young postman, who becomes a savior of a man named Mark after he gets entangled with the mafia. They eventually fall in love, but as Mark’s situation continues to worsen, it puts a burden on their relationship. ‘Toto Forever’ is considered a cult classic after gaining popularity in underground gay cinema.
Watch ‘Toto Forever’ on GagaOOLala starting June 8.
Kimchi Fried Dumplings
Streaming on: June 12
Length: 14 mins
On one Christmas Day, Carl shows up with his new boyfriend, causing chaos in the family. Because of a painful past, Carl decides to leave, with his brother Adam left to take care of their aging parents. As the holiday unfolds, the two brothers try to mend their strained relationship. ‘Kimchi Fried Dumplings’ wants to show the complexities of family ties in the context of being true to one’s self, especially for gay people.
Watch ‘Kimchi Fried Dumplings’ on GagaOOLala starting June 12.