MISDIRECTION
MISDIRECTION
a short film by Carly Usdin
 
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a short film
written & directed by Carly Usdin

 

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about

MISDIRECTION is a queer comedy about a college freshman who falls in love with close-up magic as an escape from her unrequited crush on her roommate and her recently-diagnosed OCD.

Part of AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women, Class of 2019.

 

awards

Jury Award for Best Short Film: Female
@ qFlix Philadelphia 2019

Jury Award for Best Short Film Female
@ FilmOut San Diego 2019

Audience Award for Best LGBTQ Short Film
@ SENE Film, Music and Art Festival 2019

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upcoming screenings

July 25&28 | Indy Shorts International Film Festival | Indianapolis, IN

July 26&27 | Outfest | Los Angeles, CA

July 27 | Seattle Transmedia & Independent Film Festival | Seattle, WA

July 28 | Shorts Out! LGBTQ+ Film Festival | Brighton, UK

August 4 | GAZE International LGBT Film Festival | Dublin, IRE

August 8 | Monmouth Film Festival | Red Bank, NJ

August 11 | American Psychological Association Film Festival | Chicago, IL

August 17 | Vancouver Queer Film Festival | Vancouver, CAN

August 17&19 | North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival | Durham, NC

August 22 | Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival | Los Angeles, CA

August 22-25 | aGLIFF | Austin, TX

September TBA | Princeton Independent Film Festival | Princeton, NJ

More coming soon!

past screenings

February 24 | Festival de Cine Latino Americano | Ft. Worth, TX

March 22 | Queens World Film Festival | Queens, NY

March 23 | Melbourne Queer Film Festival | Melbourne, AUS

March 30 | BFI Flare | London, ENG

March 31 | qFlix Philly | Philadelphia, PA

April 2019 | Dumbo Film Festival | Brooklyn, NY

May 1 | QFest St. Louis | St. Louis, MO

May 11 | Bentonville Film Festival | Bentonville, AR

May 15 | FilmOut LGBTQ ShortFest | San Diego, CA

May 18 | SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival | Providence, RI

May 19 | Reel Minds Mental Health Film Festival | Miami, FL

June 1 | Inside Out Film Festival | Toronto, CAN

June 7&8 | Korea Queer Film Festival | Seoul, S Korea

June 10 | Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival | Tel Aviv, Israel

June 14 | Queer North Film Festival | Ontario, CAN

June 22&29 | Frameline International LGBTQ+ Film Festival | San Francisco, CA

July 14 | Damn These Heels LGBTQ Film Festival | Salt Lake City, UT

July 19 | 26th Annual OCD Conference | Austin, TX

 
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