Filmmaker Tatia Pilieva made a short film, asking 20 strangers to kiss for the first time on camera. It’s a very interesting exercise in romanticism and intimacy. The awkward hello, figuring out how to start making out, the different comfort levels of the participants.
Watch the video after the jump.
One of my favorite moments is towards the end where one of the two guys says “I don’t know why, I just want to hug you,” and after breaking from their embrace they hug again. It was a very sweet moment.