Trouser Bar, especially because of its format as a 20 minutes short film, feels like it’s stuck in between trying to be artful, (having the inevitable restraints of the case when it comes to graphicness), and yet wanting to convey the climactic feel of a porno.
An Emmy Award winning director, Rohrbaugh spent much of her career working in mainstream media and popular culture. After attending NYU’s Tisch School of Arts, she made an impact at MTV as a writer, director, and editor. However, Elizabeth Rohrbaugh always had a passion for narrative and documentary work.
The 2015 BFI Flare London LGBT Film Festival featured over 100 short films across the eleven day festival. Eight short collections screenings were held as part of the festival program in addition to shorts being paired with full length features. The shorts were added to the themed category HEARTS, MINDS and BODIES.