Youth Day is back for its third year!
Inside Out’s annual Youth Day brings students, community and educational groups from Toronto and the GTA to experience a full day of programming dedicated for youth at the Toronto LGBT Film Festival. This event features a panel discussion featuring guest filmmakers, artists, influencers, and thought-leaders, followed by a Shorts Program screening.


10:00 AM – 11:30AM
Youth Day Panel
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Featured Panelists:

Samantha Lee, filmmaker/director of Billie and Emma
Ladan Mohamed Siad, filmmaker/director of Iftiin (part of our Shorts Program Stories We Tell)
Cristina Dunlap, Cinematographer, Bit
Joseph Amenta, filmmaker/director of Haus (part of our Shorts Program Local Heroes)

1:00PM – 2:30PM
Screening of Youth Shorts Program Top of the World
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The first edition of Youth Day took place in 2017 with over 500 students from across the city in attendance! Now back for our third edition, Youth Day remains a fantastic opportunity for students to make friends from other schools, for educators to connect, and for everyone to experience outstanding LGBT cinema – made specifically for youth!

Youth Day is free for school groups and community youth organizations.

Inside Out 2019
Youth Day

Panel Discussion | 10:00am – 11:30am
Shorts Program Screening | 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Featured Screening:
Top of the World


If you would like to bring your student/youth groups to this year’s Youth Day, please e-mail: