Longer in upcoming film festivals
Longer is a finalist for the Melbourne
Queer Film Festival in October 2021.
Hatboxes screened at the MQFF in 2014.
Longer will be part of the October 2021 screenings online at the FLICKFAIR Film Festival.
Longer in past film festivals
Longer made its world premiere at
at Sydney's Salt House Creative Film Festival in June 2020 and won Best Short Film and Best Actress awards.
"Some films are an absolute joy and pleasure to watch. Longer is a beautiful story told in a beautiful way."
Longer debuted in Europe at Italy's
Venice Film Awards in early July 2020 and won best LGBTQ film.
Longer screened again in Italy in early July 2020 as part of the Florence Film Awards.
Longer was included in an outdoor program at the Ergotaxion Artspace in in Athens, Greece, in late July as part of the Yard International Film Festival.
The North American debut of Longer took place in Canada in late August 2020 as part of the Festival Cinématographique International de Montréal.
Longer made its U.S. debut at the First Coast Film Festival in early September 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida.
Longer followed in the footsteps of Hatboxes and appeared at Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival in September 2020.
Longer showed at the 2020 Sunscreen
Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida, as part of the Looking For Love? short film bloc.
Longer screened at the Boonies Drive-In Theatre in Tilbury, Ontario, as part of the Chatham-Kent International Film Festival in October 2020.
Longer was part of the Tampa Bay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival in October 2020, streaming across the United States.
Longer made its British debut at the Linear International Film Festival
in Manchester in October 2020.
Longer screened at London's International Art Film Festival in November 2020.
Longer was a finalist at BLASTOFF (“Best Los Angeles Screenplay Theme-music and Original Films Festival”) in mid-November 2020.
Longer was on the program of the the
Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes in France in late November 2020.
Longer mades its Scandinavian debut at the Stockholm City Film Festival in December 2020.
Longer was on the program of the free online Festival Angaelica in December 2020.
Longer appeared as part of the National Short Film Festival in Washington, DC, in December 2020.
Longer was part of the bracketed competition program at the Capitol Hill Film Festival in December 2020 – January 2021 in Washington, DC.
The Dunedin International Film Festival in Florida included Longer on its program in January 2021.
Longer earned an honorable mention at Milan's Night of Drama Shorts in February 2021.
Longer was a finalist in Brooklyn in February 2021 at the Across the Globe Film Festival in February 2021.
The Tampa Bay Motion Picture Professionals' Indie Film Festival featured Longer in February 2021.
Longer was a finalist at Toronto's Couch Film Festival in March 2021.
Longer was a selection at The Voices Rising Film Festival in March 2021.
Longer appeared at the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival in May 2021.
Longer production stills
Eugenie Bondurant brings her inimitable style and acuity to the role of jazz musician Joanne in Longer, melding experience, training, and instinct to bring out powerful subtleties.
Susan Hellman Spatafora, an award-winning interpreter of the soprano heroines of Puccini and Bellini, portrays Annette, Vida’s longtime friend and cheeky intercessor in Longer.
Diana Lovell has worked as an actor in a variety of big- and small-screen roles and lends sensitivity and nuance to the role of Vida, Joanne’s crush and the subject of her song “Longer.”