Shorts: Boys Wanna Be Her

Learning about ourselves through queer history, activism, trying new things in bed, and doing crime; demonstrating, once again, that queer and trans folks contain amazing multitudes.

This program contains scenes depicting domestic violence.

Guests: Nava Mau, Alex Schmider, Lucy Teitler, Federica Belletti

This program has 6 films.

May 28, 2024 6:45 pm
TIFF Lightbox 2
350 King Street West
Toronto ON

Digital Screening Available May 29

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Sponsor

Leadership Circle | Japneet Kaur

Community Partner

Keep It Open

Lucy Teitler

Lucy Teitler

Director

A couple is tested when a mystery man comes to town.

Country

United States

Year

2023

Duration

10 mins

Interests

Bisexual, Lesbian, RE:Focus

The Robbers

Isa Schieche

Isa Schieche

Director

Three trans women meet in a country house to plan a robbery that requires them to disguise themselves as men.

Country

Austria

Year

2023

Duration

16 mins

Interests

Lesbian, RE:Focus, Trans

all the words but the one

Nava Mau

Nava Mau

Director

Maya and Santiago haven’t seen each other since their explosive relationship ended years ago, so neither is expecting to see the other at a dinner with their new partners.

Country

United States

Year

2024

Duration

18 mins

Interests

RE:Focus, Trans

Sponsor

Neo Nahda

May Ziadé

May Ziadé

Director

Mona, a young woman in London, finds archived photographs of Arab women cross-dressing in the 1920s.

Country

United Kingdom

Year

2023

Duration

13 mins

Interests

Lesbian, Middle Eastern, RE:Focus

Is Gay Marriage Next?

Emily Clark

Emily Clark

Director

In 2003, history was made when a Newsweek cover asked: Is Gay Marriage Next? Now in a post-Roe world, the question resurfaces with a haunting twist: is gay marriage next – to go?

Country

United States

Year

2023

Duration

16 mins

Interests

Activism, Lesbian, RE:Focus

To The Edge Of Our Sleepless Nights

Elsa Aloisio

Elsa Aloisio

Director

When a trans woman she works with is murdered, social worker Reb, must find the strength to keep fighting.

Country

France

Year

2023

Duration

29 mins

Interests

Family, French Language, Sex Work, Trans

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