International Shorts

How to Make a Rainbow
This program has 7 films.

Sat Oct 26, 2:30 pm
National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Dr
Ottawa ON
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Sponsors

Paul Warder

Co-Presenter

How to Make a Rainbow

How to Make a Rainbow
Ryan Maxey

Ryan Maxey

Director

How to Make a Rainbow observes a young girl and her mother over two years as they journey through the realities of a parent in transition.

Country

United States

Year

2019

Duration

15 mins

Interests

Ladies Day

Ladies Day
Abena Taylor-Smith

Abena Taylor-Smith

Director

Amma spends the day in an Afro Caribbean salon having her hair braided. The shop is full of fun, gossip and laughter, but how will she deal with the casual homophobia?

Country

United Kingdom

Year

2018

Duration

8 mins 31 secs

Interests

Parking

Parking
Ahmad Seyfipour

Ahmad Seyfipour

Director

A thief encounters two men having sex in the backseat of a car in a parking garage,and a tense standoff ensues.

Country

Iran

Year

2018

Duration

9 mins

Interests

Ponyboi

River Gallo

River Gallo

Director

On Valentine’s Day, Ponyboi, an intersex sex worker, looks for love and a way out of his seedy life in New Jersey.

Country

United States

Year

2018

Duration

19 mins

Interests

Outdooring

Maxwell Addae

Maxwell Addae

Director

A young man arrives at his sister’s baby-naming ceremony with a plan to steal the proceeds so he can run away and keep a personal secret hidden.

Country

United States

Year

2019

Duration

15 mins

Interests

I

I
Vala Ómarsdóttir

Vala Ómarsdóttir

Director

Halla Tryggvadottir

Halla Tryggvadottir

Director

A young trans person living in a small town travels to the city searching for freedom.

Country

Iceland, Lithuania

Year

2018

Duration

15 mins

Interests

A Family Affair

A Family Affair
Florence Keith-Roach

Florence Keith-Roach

Director

A Family Affair is an tender, darkly funny take on the ‘brief encounter’ that explores the challenges we face in making personal connections in our digital/ risk-averse world.

Country

United Kingdom

Year

2019

Duration

13 mins

Interests

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