The museum at San Francisco International Airport is showing several Pride-themed short films during June, and passengers can check them out while waiting for their flights or watch some of them online."Join us in celebrating Pride Month at SFO," a description on the SFO Museum website stated.
The films are all 20 minutes or less and the website gives a brief synopsis."Unity Mosque" is a 2021 film by Nicole Teeny. It celebrates one of the world's first queer-affirming and gender-equal mosques in Toronto, Canada that was co-founded by Imam El-Farouk and his husband Troy."La Amante" ("The Mistress") (2020) is by Puerto Rican-born filmmaker Pati Cruz Martínez.
The 2020 short is about Maritere (Tete), who receives a visit from an old friend during her husband's funeral that reawakens old feelings from the past.In "Wishes" (2021), multi-disciplinary artist and filmmaker Amy K.
Jenkins reveals the secret yearnings of a child for an alternate identity by tracing a decade of birthday wishes.Finally, in "Queen Harold" (2019), London-based filmmaker Balan Evans reveals the fierce determination, resilience, and hope of the LGBTQ community in Sierra Leone, where homosexuality is illegal.Timothy O'Brien, assistant director at SFO Museum, stated in an email that two of the films, "Unity Mosque" and "La Amante," have restrictions preventing them from being shown on the museum's website, though excerpts are available.