Shorts: ICONS

This program has 5 films.

Thu May 26, 12:00 pm
Inside Out Screening Room

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Community Partner

Beirut Dreams in Colour

Michael Collins

Michael Collins

Mashrou’ Leila are indie rock gods in the Arab world but their fame comes with a price.

Country

United States

Year

2021

Duration

29 mins

Subtitles

English and Arabic with English subtitles

Interests

Activism, Gay,

Freedom Day

Rianne Pyle

Rianne Pyle

Freedom Day tells the story of the three founders of The Freedom Day Foundation, a small grassroots organization that fights for racial and social equality.

Country

United States

Year

2021

Duration

24 mins

Interests

Activism, Black

Small Congratulations

Jessie Posthumus

Jessie Posthumus

After quitting hockey as an embarrassed preteen, Izzy joins a local women’s amateur league to gain confidence and to access a community she deeply values.

Country

Canada

Year

2021

Duration

6 mins

Interests

Canadian, Lesbian

Black Beauty

Elle Moxley

Elle Moxley

Black Beauty is a visual diary that traces Elle’s story as she recalls her experience as a Black trans woman in the Midwest, and reflects on the journey that shaped her into one of the communities’ most storied organizers.

Country

United States

Year

2021

Duration

27 mins

Interests

Activism, Black, Trans

OPERA TRANS*FORMED: Teiya Kasahara

Leah Borts-Kuperman

Leah Borts-Kuperman

Maria Sarrouh

Maria Sarrouh

Director

Teiya Kasahara leads a new generation of trans* opera performers, activists and self-proclaimed “shit-disturbers” who are making their voices heard—whether the classical music world likes it or not.

Country

Canada

Year

2021

Duration

7 mins

Interests

Asian, Canadian, Non-Binary, Performing Arts, Trans

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