Shorts: Stories We Tell

This program has 9 films.

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

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Coin Slot

Scott Jones

Scott Jones

Coin Slot paints a portrait of a young man trying not to unravel as the anniversary of a traumatic attack looms ever closer.

Country

Canada

Year

2021

Duration

17 mins

Interests

Canadian, Disability, Mental Health

Macaroni Soup

Alayna Y

Alayna Y

A young woman falls in love with a waitress in a greasy, nostalgic Hong Kong-style cafe, but a language gap divides them.

Country

Canada

Year

2021

Duration

6 mins

Subtitles

English and Chinese with English subtitles

Interests

Animation, Asian, Canadian, Lesbian, Romance

In Our Being/Sa Aming Pagkatao

Ghislan Timm

Ghislan Timm

Director

Jann Madariaga

Jann Madariaga

In Our Being/Sa Aming Pagkatao combines the perspectives of two queer people of colour, one from the Philippines and one from Canada, into one narrative body.

Country

Canada/Philippines

Year

2021

Duration

8 mins

Interests

Asian, Canadian, Experimental, Queer, Southeast Asian

Will Flowers?

Kay Chan

Kay Chan

Based on a text message from their Kokum, the artist imagines planting the seeds for future generations.

Country

Canada

Year

2021

Duration

1 mins

Interests

Aging / Elders, Animation, Asian, Canadian, Experimental, Indigenous

Beyond the Void

Rafaël Beauchamp

Rafaël Beauchamp

In 2001, Charles followed Martin, another victim from the AIDS epidemic of the 90s, to the end. Twenty years later, we dive back in.

Country

Canada

Year

2021

Duration

10 mins

Subtitles

French with English subtitles

Interests

Aging / Elders, Canadian, French Language, Gay, HIV / AIDS

Toe the Line

Carolyn J. Wu

Carolyn J. Wu

Queer teen Gloria Chau rediscovers her sense of purpose when she loses her childhood dream: playing Olympic hockey.

Country

Canada

Year

2021

Duration

23 mins

Interests

Asian, Canadian, Lesbian, Sports, Youth

Alfie

Emily Ryder

Emily Ryder

After discovering an abandoned house on a walk home from school, cousins Alfie and Julia begin a journey of self-exploration.

Country

Canada

Year

2021

Duration

12 mins

Interests

Canadian, Non-Binary, Queer, Youth

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Laura Stubbs

Laura Stubbs

After inviting her friend to crash at her place, an agreeable girl learns some invitations can be misinterpreted.

Country

Canada

Year

2021

Duration

9 mins

Interests

Canadian, Lesbian

Medium Young

Erin Carter

Erin Carter

When her semi-estranged rock star father shows up on her 30th birthday, and her girlfriend springs a proposal on her, Britt is forced to think about what she wants.

Country

Canada

Year

2021

Duration

11 mins

Interests

Canadian, Lesbian

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