Shorts: Something To Tell You

This program has 9 films.

Fri May 27, 1:00 pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox 1
350 King Street West
Toronto, ON

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The Queen of the Foxes

Marina Rosset

Marina Rosset

Director

To cheer up their queen with flattering phrases, the other foxes sift through people’s rubbish night after night, in search of unsent love letters.

Country

Switzerland

Year

2022

Duration

9 mins

Subtitles

French with English subtitles

Interests

Animation, Queer, Youth

Dragged Up

Laura Jayne Tunbridge

Laura Jayne Tunbridge

A shy, awkward teenager secretly uses her drag king persona to find the inner confidence she needs to show her family who she truly is.

Country

United Kingdom

Year

2021

Duration

19 mins

Interests

Drag, Queer, Youth

The Note

Jen Nee Lim

Jen Nee Lim

To connect with her new class, an inexperienced teacher asks each student to anonymously share a personal secret.

Country

Singapore

Year

2021

Duration

16 mins

Interests

Asian, Gay, HIV / AIDS, Lesbian, South Asian, Southeast Asian, Youth

Dracudate

Rhael McGregor

Rhael McGregor

Lilith the Vampire is going on a date with a girl she likes and wants to impress, but she runs into a monster hunter who is ruining her night.

Country

Canada

Year

2021

Duration

4 mins

Interests

Animation, Canadian, Lesbian, Youth

Right Here

Claudia Bailey

Claudia Bailey

After coming out as non-binary to their parents, Grace materializes at their future selves’ birthday party.

Country

Australia

Year

2022

Duration

14 mins

Interests

Magic Realism, Non-Binary, RE:Focus, Youth

Cosboi

Gosha Shapiro

Gosha Shapiro

Accompanied by a Greek Chorus of TikToks, a genderqueer teen experiments with their identity in a series of anonymous car rides.

Country

United States

Year

2021

Duration

15 mins

Interests

Non-Binary, Queer, Youth

The Talk

Ella Saini

Ella Saini

The Talk showcases the experiences of three LGBTQ+ youth learning about sexual health within an inadequate sex-ed curriculum.

Country

Canada

Year

2021

Duration

6 mins

Interests

Canadian, Gay, Lesbian, Non-Binary, Queer, Trans, Youth

The Aquarium

Elyas Askarpour

Elyas Askarpour

Fatemeh Askarpour

Fatemeh Askarpour

Director

Two trans people fall in love and hide their relationship at work but make a date to meet up.

Country

Iran

Year

2021

Duration

10 mins

Interests

Muslim, Romance, Trans, Youth

Tank Fairy

Erich Rettstadt

Erich Rettstadt

The arrival of the sassy stilettoed tank fairy upends the life of Jojo, a lonely ten-year-old who dreams of dancing and drag.

Country

Taiwan

Year

2021

Duration

10 mins

Subtitles

Chinese with English subtitles

Interests

Asian, Drag, Youth

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