Shorts: Real and Spectacular

Guests

Chase Joynt

Chase Joynt

Kyle Reaume

Kyle Reaume

Jade Phoenix Martinez

Jade Phoenix Martinez

From trans trailblazers to intersex activists to gay porn starts to a pair of elderly lesbian entertainers, this program highlights a few of the very real and very spectacular members of our communities.

This program has 6 films.

Wed May 29, 5:00 pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox 2
350 King Street West
Toronto ON
Map

Sponsors

Framing Agnes

Chase Joynt

Chase Joynt

Director

Kristen Schilt

Kristen Schilt

Director

In the late 1950s, a woman named Agnes approached the UCLA Medical Center seeking sex reassignment surgery. Her story was long considered to be singular until never-before-seen case files were found in 2017.

Country

United States

Year

2018

Duration

19 mins

Interests

Trans

R Rating

Battle Cry

Kyle Reaume

Kyle Reaume

Director

At the longest-running queer theatre in the world, Toronto’s most cerebral drag queen, Pearle Harbour, prepares to take the stage for her new show, Battle Cry

Country

Canada

Year

2018

Duration

14 mins

Interests

Canadian, Drag, Performing Arts

R Rating

A Normal Girl

Aubree Bernier-Clarke

Aubree Bernier-Clarke

Director

A Normal Girl brings to light the widely unknown struggles of intersex people, through the story of intersex activist Pidgeon Pagonis.

Country

United States

Year

2019

Duration

13 mins

Interests

Activism, Black, Intersex, RE:Focus

R Rating

Rick

Jan-Peter Horstmann

Jan-Peter Horstmann

Director

Rick is gay and deaf and a porn star.

Country

Germany

Year

2018

Duration

16 mins

Interests

Disability, Gay

R Rating

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

Southeast Asian, Trans, Youth

R Rating

Lee & Wanda

Rob Eagle

Rob Eagle

Director

This touching portrait of two lesbian entertainers, together for almost 60 years, looks back at a lifetime of performing.

Country

United Kingdom

Year

2019

Duration

15 mins

Interests

Aging/Elders, Lesbian, Performing Arts

R Rating

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