18 Short Films Selected For Screening And Voting
Ordered Of Showing Onscreen
FAG — Director: Scott Fitzpatrick
A personal Venn diagram, a conceptual cobbling together of interests and identifiers, a sound and animation experiment rendered in all 260 fonts on my MacBook.
The Longform Lesbian Census — Director: Thirza Cuthand
Two Longform Lesbian Census workers poll their community to gather crucial statistics, or to find girlfriends!
Still Here — Director: Britney Dennison
Jason is using art to open up about his experiences – through his photography and paintings he is asking his audience to question what we actually mean when we talk about “bullying.”
A Small Part Of Me — Director: Steve Adams
A transgender teen prepares for his acting debut while his friends and chosen family band together to help remove him from a difficult living situation.
What About Shelley — Director: Kyle Reaume
Billy and Shelley are best friends, but their friendship is greatly tested when Shelley's boyfriend, Adam, secretly comes out to Billy — the only other gay man he knows.
Zombie, Pt. 1 — Director: Scott Fitzpatrick
«He wrote that Leonard and Robert La Tourneaux actually had a relationship… I didn't know that.» A super 8mm film about hustling.
Raising The Bar — Director: Amanda Kindzierski
Greg and Paige, co-managers of a quirky neighbourhood bar, have a tough choice to make, when the bar’s owner gives them the weekend to help the bar out of money troubles.
Trigger — Director: Jason Karman
Two gay men: one of them carries a gun for protection now, the other rejects it.
Take Back The Campus — Director: Sage Forrester
Take Back the Campus is a short documentary that looks at what ‘Safe Spaces’ are in a University context.
Violet And June — Director: Linnea Ritland
Violet & June is a short film about falling in love, the terror of being alive in a cold heartless universe, and butts.
Limina — Director: Florian Halbedl
A curious gender-fluid child, named Alessandra, embarks on a path of kindness that will forever change the lives of their fellow townspeople in a quaint and picturesque village.
As We Are — Director: Julie Epp
A story about family secrets and the courage the be who we truly are in exploring gender roles and gender identity.
In My Mother's Closet — Director: Carolyn Wu
Adri, a young Indian trans woman, navigates a world that refuses to see her as she is, and finds her truth through musical theatre and magical femme friendship.
Sweet Night — Director: Jessie Short
A young Métis woman reconnects with her Indigenous ancestry and begins a journey of self-discovery when she learns about sweet grass from her non-Native friend.
These Are Not Our Things — Director: Jaz Papadopoulos
A playful game, asking the question, «what is sex?»
Lions In Waiting — Director: Jason Karman
The newest member of a minor league hockey team, Ray fights to have ice time after being hazed and finds the courage to be comfortable in his own skin.
Do I Have Boobs Now? — Director: Milena Salazar
A trans activist, Courtney Demone, revisits her journey to challenge social media censorship.
Witch Therapy — Director: Heidi J. Loos
Desperate to get their magic back after marriage, two witches, Zoey and Jordan try ‘couples counselling’ for the first time.