Shorts: Wide Open Spaces

Guests

Lisa Donato

Lisa Donato

Anoop Lokkur

Anoop Lokkur

Youval Barak Tagor

Youval Barak Tagor

Emily Shir Segal

Emily Shir Segal

Lise Angelica Johnson

Lise Angelica Johnson

Wide open spaces make room for some big mistakes. Who doesn’t know what I’m talking about?

This program has 8 films.

Sat May 25, 4:45 pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox 2
350 King Street West
Toronto ON
Map

Ladies Day

Abena Taylor-Smith

Abena Taylor-Smith

Director

Amma spends the day in an Afro Caribbean salon having her hair braided. The shop is full of fun, gossip and laughter, but how will she deal with the casual homophobia?

Country

United Kingdom

Year

2018

Duration

8 mins

Interests

Black, Lesbian, RE:Focus, Youth

PG Rating

This Perfect Day

Lydia Rui

Lydia Rui

Director

Julia, a wayward youth, walks into a music store. This could be the day that changes their life.

Country

Australia

Year

2018

Duration

8 mins

Interests

Lesbian, RE:Focus

R Rating

There You Are

Lisa Donato

Lisa Donato

Director

A trans woman must dress like a man to say goodbye to her dying grandmother.

Country

United States

Year

2018

Duration

15 mins

Interests

Lesbian, RE:Focus, Trans

R Rating

Long Distance

Anoop Lokkur

Anoop Lokkur

Director

A young Indian woman living in Australia gets a call from her mum back home.

Country

Australia

Year

2019

Duration

7 mins

Interests

Lesbian, South Asian

R Rating

The Conrads

Teryl Brouillette

Teryl Brouillette

Director

Joss Conrad learns that her IVF treatments were successful when her wife is out of town. The only problem is, Joss is not sure this is what she really wants.

Country

United Kingdom

Year

2018

Duration

14 mins

Interests

Lesbian, RE:Focus

R Rating

Tonight

Emily Shir Segal

Emily Shir Segal

Director

Tonight, Tom will meet her younger girlfriend’s group of friends for the first time. At the end of the night, she’ll have to make a choice.

Country

Israel

Year

2018

Duration

14 mins

Interests

Lesbian, RE:Focus

R Rating

Other Loving

Lise Angelica Johnson

Lise Angelica Johnson

Director

A woman experiencing heartbreak rediscovers love in an unconventional way.

Country

United States

Year

2019

Duration

6 mins

Interests

Asian, Bisexual, Black, Polyamory, RE:Focus

R Rating

Mudpots

Cate Smierciak

Cate Smierciak

Director

In a stolen moment at Shelby’s surprise going away party, she and her best friend, Jess, will finally acknowledge something more between them

Country

United States

Year

2018

Duration

12 mins

Interests

Lesbian, RE:Focus, Romance

R Rating

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