The First Kiss

Trailer.


Photo Gallery.

The First Kiss.

Andi is a teenager living in a small commuter town. No one knows that he is gay, except his older brother. Today is a special day because he is going to Madrid where he has a date with a boy his age whom he has met online.

Director.

Born in Madrid, Miguel Lafuente is a cultural manager and filmmaker. He has directed several short films, including Mi hermano (2015), Mario, Kike y David (2017), and Guillermo en el tejado (2018), which have had notable success at international festivals and online. As a producer he has realised the documentary Fernández Pratsch by the Argentine director Emiliano Spampinato (2020) and the feature film Después de la derrota by Rosa Blas Traisac, currently in production. Since 2012, he is the artistic director of the Madrid International LGBTI+ Film Festival, LesGaiCineMad.

Details.

  • Title
    The First Kiss
  • Rights
    Festivals,
    Sales
  • Country
    Spain
  • Year
    2023
  • Length
    15′, col.

  • Director
    Miguel Lafuente
  • Screenplay
    Miguel Lafuente
  • Editing
    Iván Andrea Aledo
  • Photography
    Irene García Martínez

  • Sound
    Martín Scaglia
  • Art Direction
    Carmen Rodríguez
  • Cast
    Julio Bohigas Couto, Aritz Itoiz, Álvaro Lucas, Fátima Baeza

  • Producers
    Miguel Lafuente,
    Javier Amann
  • Production
    2iguales Films,
    Producciones En Crudo


  • LGTBIQ+ Pride Shorts Matadero Madrid 2023
  • Plataforma Nuevos Realizadores Madrid 2023
  • Festival Internacional de Cine Invisible Film Sozialak Bilbao 2023
  • Premios Pávez Festival de Cine de Talavera de la Reina 2023
  • LesGaiCineMad Madrid 2023 – Out of Competition
  • Alma International Short Film Festival Almassora 2023
  • Villa de Orotava Short Film Festival 2023
  • Festival Internacional de Cine Social Peñiscola 2023
  • La Pecca LGTBI Short Film Contest Seville 2023
  • BFI Flare London 2024
  • Roze Filmdagen Amsterdam 2024
  • Cine con Ñ Madrid 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom British Council London 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom Mostra OUT! Palma de Mallorca 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom British Council New Delhi 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom British Council Kolkata 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom Arthshila Shantiniketan 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom The Storiculture Company Goa 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom JSky Agartala 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom Habitat International Film Festival New Delhi 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom Rainbow Hills Welfare Association Gangtok 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom Sandbox Collective Bengaluru 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom British Council Chennai 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom Harkat Studios Mumbai 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom Arthshila Ahmedabad 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom University of Cebu 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom Galway Film Centre 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom Shibaura House Tokyo 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom The Steps Sofia 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom Trasnocho Cultural Caracas 2024
  • Cinhomo Valladolid 2024 – Short Film Competition
  • Alicante International Film Festival 2024 – LGBTQI Shorts Competition
  • Zinentiendo Zaragoza 2024 – Short Film Competition
  • Blanes Costa Brava International Film Festival 2024
  • FiveFilmsForFreedom Sterling Hall Kathmandu 2024
  • Mas Madrid LGBTI 2024
  • Out Film CT Hartford 2024


  • La Pecca LGTBI Short Film Contest Seville 2023 – Audience Award
  • Roze Filmdagen Amsterdam 2024 – Audience Award Best Short
  • Alicante International Film Festival 2024 – Best LGBTQI Short


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