Shorts: Stories We Tell

Guests

Martina Monro

Martina Monro

Laurence Blais

Laurence Blais

Lysandre Cosse-Tremblay

Lysandre Cosse-Tremblay

Ladan Mohamed Siad

Ladan Mohamed Siad

Laura Bergeron

Laura Bergeron

Trevor Anderson

Trevor Anderson

#Canqueer excellence from coast to coast, this program puts our homegrown talent in the spotlight.

This program has 7 films.

Tue May 28, 4:45 pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox 2
350 King Street West
Toronto ON
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Sponsors

Docking

Trevor Anderson

Trevor Anderson

Director

Trevor reflects on his fear of dating.

Country

Canada

Year

2019

Duration

4 mins

Interests

Animation, Canadian, Experimental

R Rating

The Tragic Fall of Valerie Mallory Finkerstein

Martina Monro

Martina Monro

Director

On the day of her best friend’s surprise birthday party, Valerie must publicly confess her love or lose her love forever.

Country

Canada

Year

2018

Duration

12 mins

Interests

Canadian, Lesbian, RE:Focus, Romance

R Rating

Biidaaban (The Dawn Comes)

Amanda Strong

Amanda Strong

Director

Accompanied by a 10,000-year-old shapeshifter and friend known as Sabe, Biidaaban sets out on a mission to reclaim the ceremonial harvesting of sap from maple trees.

Country

Canada

Year

2018

Duration

19 mins

Interests

Animation, Canadian, Indigenous, Non-Binary, RE:Focus

R Rating

Skies Are Not Just Blue

Lysandre Cosse-Tremblay

Lysandre Cosse-Tremblay

Director

Identifying as queer and Muslim is a reality for Yara, A. and brothers Monib and Tariq.

Country

Canada

Year

2018

Duration

25 mins

Interests

Activism, Canadian, Muslim/Islam, Queer, Youth

R Rating

Iftiin

Ladan Mohamed Siad

Ladan Mohamed Siad

Director

Minas Adonai

Minas Adonai

Director

A genderqueer Somali-Canadian teenager spends the day taking their grandmother to her appointments, forcing the two to confront their assumptions of one another.

Country

Canada

Year

2018

Duration

9 mins

Interests

Canadian, Muslim/Islam, Non-Binary, RE:Focus

R Rating

Stage Name: Victoria

Taran Morriseau

Taran Morriseau

Director

Stage Name: Victoria takes an intimate look at a drag queen who is starting his career in the community of Fort William First Nation.

Country

Canada

Year

2018

Duration

3 mins

Interests

Canadian, Drag, Gay, Indigenous, Performing Arts

R Rating

Lost Cat

Laura Bergeron

Laura Bergeron

Director

At a turning point in her life, Nathalie tries to overcome her failure and come to peace with her inability to connect with herself and others.

Country

Canada

Year

2018

Duration

15 mins

Interests

Canadian, French Language, Lesbian, RE:Focus

R Rating

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