Brittany, France, 1760. Marianne (Noémie Merlant), a painter, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse (Adèle Haenel), a reluctant bride-to-be fresh out of a convent. Marianne observes the young lady by day and secretly paints her by night. Intimacy and attraction grow between the two women as they share Héloïse’s first and last moments of freedom, all whilst Marianne paints the portrait that will end it all.
Writer/director Levan Akin’s feature film delivers an exceptionally crafted tale of love and liberation. Goal-oriented Merab (Levan Gelbakhiani) has trained most of his life for a spot in the National Georgian Ensemble, but he’s thrown off balance with the arrival of Irakli, a naturally gifted dancer with a rebellious streak who awakens in Merab a mixture of rivalry and desire.
In response to a wave of discriminatory anti-LGBTQ laws in the southern US and the divisive 2016 elections, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Choir embarks on a daring tour of the American Deep South. Free tickets, maximum 2 per person.
On Friday, December 13, Inside Out is back to celebrate the season with our most beloved annual tradition, A Christmas ‘Carol’. In addition to the screening, join us for a Carol-themed photobooth, mint juleps, a Christmas Carole-oke, and the annual booing of Harvey Weinstein!
Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America follows the stories of LGBT refugees and asylum seekers from Africa and the Middle East as they flee persecution in their countries of origin to seek better and safer lives in the U.S. Director Tom Shepard and subject Fred Hertz will be in attendance and joining us for a post screening Q&A!
The groundbreaking drama series, The L Word®, revolutionized a generation and this fall the highly anticipated sequel The L Word®: Generation Q debuts. This FREE screening is generously sponsored by Crave on Giving Tuesday.
Our Dance of Revolution tells the story of how Black queer folks in Toronto faced every adversity, from invisibility to police brutality, and over a four-decade span rose up to become a vibrant, triple-snap-fierce community.
Fifty years after the passing of Bill C-150, which partially decriminalized homosexuality in Canada, this world premiere event presents short films by five acclaimed Canadian artists who share their unique reflections on LGBTQ2+ lives and identities today.
Irma, a recently bereaved young widow, joins the adventurously independent Dolores, in her convertible on a roving assignment to research the writing of a gay-friendly guide to Provence.
A unique, immersive, sex-positive event that fuses dance party, health and art to challenge what you know about HIV. You will leave with appreciation for how people experience HIV, and how they find support through services like ACT, whether living with HIV or at increased risk.
Good and evil collide on October 31 at TIFF Bell Lightbox, where heroes face off against villains and Cirque du Soleil dazzles with an exclusive, one-night-only performance.
Love moves past colonial states. From self-love to kinship to community love, this collection of shorts speak volumes to acceptance, nourishment and self-determination.