Shorts: Local Heroes

Geoblock: ONTARIO
Capacity: 525
Availability: 11 days

This program has 7 films.

Oct 1st, Noon to Oct 11th, 11:59 PM (ET)
Online

Liar

Wayne Burns

Wayne Burns

Director

Two young men meet for a hookup on a church rooftop.

Country

Canada

Year

2019

Duration

18 mins

Interests

Canadian, Gay

They Looked at Me and I Smiled

Ben Edelberg

Ben Edelberg

Director

Artists use their bodies as a medium and canvas while existing in their natural environments. Are they performing?

Country

Canada

Year

2020

Duration

12 mins

Interests

Canadian, Experimental, Performing Arts, Queer

Swimmers

Chris Ross

Chris Ross

Director

Swimmers follows two strangers—Gloria and Sarah—after they meet one summer evening when Sarah pool hops through Gloria’s backyard.

Country

Canada

Year

2019

Duration

9 mins

Interests

Aging / Elders, Canadian, Lesbian, RE:Focus

A Brief History of the Unicorn

Mina Sewell Mancuso

Mina Sewell Mancuso

Director

A young girl argues with her parents and her Catholic school, demanding that her confirmation sponsor be her transgender aunt.

Country

Canada

Year

2019

Duration

15 mins

Interests

Canadian, RE:Focus, Trans, Youth

The Way We Are

Amanda Ann-Min Wong

Amanda Ann-Min Wong

Director

The stories of four queer Asian women are presented within an immersive experience of past and present, revealing the real-lives of a different generation.

Country

Canada

Year

2020

Duration

16 mins

Interests

Asian, Canadian, Lesbian, RE:Focus

Ghost

M. H. Murray

M. H. Murray

Director

Benjamin is ghosted by his lover.

Country

Canada

Year

2019

Duration

11 mins

Interests

Black, Canadian, Gay

Bing! Bang! Bi!

Jessica Huras

Jessica Huras

Director

At an inopportune moment, a struggling actor takes a stance on her bisexuality.

Country

Canada

Year

2020

Duration

10 mins

Interests

Bisexual, Canadian, RE:Focus

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