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Entries tagged Performing Arts

14 results

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

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

Body Electric

May 28, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 9:45 PM | 94 min.

Premieres
Like other immigrant-powered cities, São Paulo, Brazil, is charged by tensions and affiliations based on ethnicity, skin colour, class, money, family background and, of course, sex. In Body ... View Trailer   |   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

Bebe

May 29, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 3 | 5:30 PM | 67 min.

International Showcase
Inspired by actual experiences, Bebe chronicles the fictional life of Bebe Goldberg, an Israeli transgender cabaret star.Through archival footage and interviews with a variety of people, among ... More Info Add to festival planner

Shorts: People of Interest

May 30, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 5:00 PM

Shorts Programs
A local duo facing queer disability. A man who adopted his partner. A woman backing Marilyn Monroe on the drums. These are the stories of change and the people behind it. More Info Add to festival planner

A Very Sordid Wedding

May 31, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 6:45 PM | 109 min.

International Showcase
A petite drag queen, a reformed serial killer, a homophobic preacher and a chain-smoking aunt named Sissy cross paths in this campy, heartwarming, hilarious sequel to 2000’s Sordid Lives.With ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Divine Divas

June 2, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 4:45 PM | 110 min.

International Showcase
A fabulous tribute to the pioneering drag queens and trans performers of Brazil, Divine Divas offers up both a rollicking good time and a touching love letter to the daring women who shook up the ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall

June 2, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 9:30 PM | 100 min.

Galas and Special Presentations
Even if you think you know YouTube superstar Todrick Hall, you don't. Not yet, anyway.Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall follows Todrick as he launches his most ambitious project yet: the original ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner