Presenting the PEFF 2024 Short Films

Hello all you fantastic film enthusiasts! We are so excited to introduce you to the PEFF 2024 Short Films! This year’s program of short films comes to us from all across the world, from daring filmmakers as close as Vancouver, BC and a far away as Zaandam, Netherlands. These films touch on a range of experiences and sexuality, weaving a colorful tapestry of eroticism.

Let’s take a closer look at what’s playing!


Santiago, Chile | Catherine Mazoyer

A young man confesses to his friend that he is secretly in love with his older neighbor. Apparently, she doesn’t know of his existence. How many opportunities pass by us when we do not dare to follow our hearts?

The Night Flight

Prague, Czech Republic |Matej Stepan

Soaring through a typical night at the Hot Peppers strip club in Prague.

Copenhagen Rendezvous

Copenhagen, Denmark | André Palacios Tingberg

Two men accidentally meet on opposite sides of the escalator, one going down and the other going up. The chance encounter leads to a series of intense flashbacks from a night out they shared, filled with exhilarating moments and a deep connection.

Big Sur Gay Porn

Big Sur, CA, United States | Ryan A White

Cult filmmaker Tom DeSimone revisits the production of a lost gay film and resurrects youthful adventures on the California coast, but nostalgia isn’t always 20/20 vision.


Sartrouville, France | Valentin O’Quin

Clara and Antoine, a couple of artists in their thirties, live in a remote house, surrounded by a large garden, where nature is slowly taking back its rights. After a heated argument, they find themselves forming a carnal, passionate, and ephemeral work of art!


Zagreb, Croatia | Matea Kovač

An empty paper depicts a struggle between artistic composition and decomposition as the voice of the narrator-protagonist reminisces about her tumultuous relationship with a former girlfriend.

42 Days

Zaandam, Netherlands | Nat Portnoy

The film, shot during the pandemic, focuses on a confrontation with a fear of a terminal disease while trying to process a complex, personal tragedy. The author takes the viewers onto a journey of different realizations regarding a difficult family relations, gender and sexual identity, migration and re-rooting. It reflects on the experience of queerness in a conservative Catholic setting, the ideas of survival, hope and love as well as the liberation from a feeling of guilt and shame. The author wonders what is it that determines who we really are and speculates whether it is possible to fully accept one’s fate.
Trigger warnings: terminal disease, disability, suicide.

For You

London, United Kingdom | Iryna Mordiushenko

A woman in her 70s embarks on a transformative journey after receiving a mysterious parcel.


San Francisco, CA, United States | Jiz Lee and Vanniall

Hotel guests discover a room for two. Vanniall is an advocate for trans and sex worker communities, as well as an out U+ advocate, sharing her experience as an HIV+ performer on her blog and with publications like the Huffington Post. Porn polymath Jiz Lee is a versatile non-binary performer, an author and producer, and a key player in the queer porn movement.


Montréal, Québec, Canada | Paul-Emile Landez

During the Palaeolithic, humanity experienced an Ice Age that threatened survival. Only a happy coincidence allowed humans to live…

Boy Toy

Vancouver, BC, Canada | GoAskAlex

A woman desperate to have her first orgasm tries an unconventional method to achieve climax.

Á la Carte

Madrid, Spain | Iván Vigara

One letter can tell more than a lifetime. Iván faces the moment of opening up to his recent date after returning from dinner. When they get home and everything seems ready for their first sexual encounter, Iván surprises Mónica with a revelatory letter.

Got Game?

Los Angeles, CA, United States | Fatimah Asghar

After a long period of sexual drought, Khudejha is awkward as hell and desperately wants to hook up with someone again. Newly single and with the help of her wing-woman Natasha, their new adventure at a kink party

The Pan Eros Film Festival will run concurrently at the SIFF Film Center in the Seattle Center during the 22nd annual Seattle Erotic Art Festival. A separate ticket is required for entry to PEFF. Screenings will be on Saturday and Sunday.