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Entries tagged Documentary

17 results

Out of Iraq

May 26, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 5:00 PM | 81 min.

International Showcase
Follow the journey of Nayyef and Btoo, a gay Iraqi couple, as they meet, fall in love and struggle to reunite, in the moving documentary, Out Of Iraq. Nayyef and Btoo meet during the height of the ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Woman on Fire

May 27, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 12:00 PM | 90 min.

International Showcase
In February 2015, The Village Voice heralded the arrival of "New York’s Bravest"— Brooke Guinan, the first openly transgender firefighter in New York City.As a third-generation firefighter, ... More Info Add to festival planner

Shorts: Real and Spectacular

May 27, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 2:15 PM

Shorts Programs
From a mail order bride to the real life I Am Michael to Ms. Peaches Christ herself, these short films chronicle genuine LGBTQ stories. They’re real and they’re spectacular. More Info Add to festival planner

Small Talk

May 28, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 12:00 PM | 88 min.

International Showcase
Small Talk filmmaker Hui-chen Huang sets off on a personal journey to break her family's silence and unlock a devastating secret that has kept her mother, a detached, lesbian Taoist priestess, a ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Free CeCe

May 28, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 1:45 PM | 100 min.

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Violence against transgender women of colour is an epidemic that plagues our community. Transphobia is institutionalized, especially as it pertains to the criminal justice system and the prison ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Mansfield 66/67

May 28, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 2:30 PM | 84 min.

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Fifty years after the sex icon's untimely death, Mansfield 66/67 carries out a delightfully absurd investigation into the relationship between Jayne Mansfield and Anton LeVay's Church of ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Ginger Nation

May 28, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 5:00 PM | 66 min.

Spotlight on Canada
Redheads are hot. Television series such as Riverdale and CBC’s Anne are filling our screens with images of ginger glory. But gay Toronto comic Shawn Hitchins has made flame-haired world ... More Info Add to festival planner

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

May 28, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 7:00 PM | 90 min.

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For anyone who dreamt they were part of that magical chosen family at the heart of the beloved Tales of the City series, The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin is a poignant celebration of its ... More Info Add to festival planner

Rebels on Pointe

May 29, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 5:15 PM | 90 min.

Spotlight on Canada
Rebels on Pointe is an affectionate and entertaining celebration of the world famous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the all-male drag ballet that mixes high art with sharp humour as it ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

The Lavender Scare

June 1, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 5:00 PM | 77 min.

International Showcase
In 1953 U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed an executive order declaring “sexual perverts” security risks who should no longer be employed in the federal government. A decision that ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner