Join aluCine Latin Film & Media Arts Festival for this incredible double feature about two leaders of national queer movements in the 80s. Purchase tickets here!
Saturday, October 4th
9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Lemebel | Joanna Reposi Garibaldi | 2019 – Chile, Colombia | 96mins
Writer, Visual Artist and pioneer of the Queer movement in Latin America, Pedro Lemebel shook up conservative Chilean society during Pinochet’s dictatorship in the 1980s. In an intimate and poetic journey through his risky performances dealing with homosexuality and human rights, Lemebel portrays a culmination of yearning immortality.
Farah | Jesi Jordan | 2019 – Cuba | 10mins
Farah is considered to be the mother of the transgender community in Havana and the first openly transgender woman in Cuba. After surviving a horrific hate crime, she is revived at the morgue and reborn as ‘Farah’, thriving into her 50s as the most popular and well-loved woman in the neighbourhood.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 1
The Fake Calendar
Meky Ottawa | Short Drama
Atikamekw| Canada| 2019 | 2 min
Bretten Hannam | Short Drama
Canada| 2018 | 12 min
Manuel Carrión Lira /Antonio Catrileo Araya | Experimental Short
Spanish/Mapudungun |Chile| 2019 | 30 min
I Am Me
Jazmine Smith | Short Documentary
Canada | 2018 | 4 min
Nathan Adler/Howard Adler | Short Documentary
Canada | 2019 | 10 min
Nancy From Now On
Keely Meechan | Short Drama
Māori| Peru | 2019 | 20 min