QTBIPOC Joy

12 August to 22 August 2021

LOCATION
VOD

It’s been a hard forever. We deserve joy, lightness and laughter. This shorts program is all about Black and brown queer brilliance, tenderness, ferocity and ingenuity—on screen, and behind the camera. This stunning collection is only a small example of how truly gorgeous we are.

Total runtime: 61 mins

QTBIPOC audience members are invited to a live screening of this shorts program. Please note that the live screening is available to self-identified QTBIPOC folks only. We ask that if you are white, please consider this to be an opportunity for allyship, and enjoy the films online. Please contact us if you have questions.

To You My Love

Olivia Margarita Gastaldo / USA / 2021 / 5 mins / English

To you my love is a breathtaking film that explores the visual poetry of a love letter.

Noor and Layla

Fawzia Mirza / Canada / 2021 / 13 mins / English

The intimacies of reclaiming ritual through queer, Muslim love are portrayed with tenderness and humour in Noor and Layla.

Funeral- A long shot

Kerri Garrett / USA / 2020 / 3 mins / English

In Funeral- A Long Shot, a lost soul is guided to an underworld ball where she finds the home that sets her free.

The Way We Are

Amanda Ann-Min Wong / Canada / 2020 / 16 mins / English

The Way We Are shares stories from four queer Asian women, in an emotional reflection on the importance of community and family history.

The Beauty President

Whitney Skauge / Canada / 2021 / 10 mins / English

The life and presidential campaign of the remarkable Joan Jett Blakk is lovingly documented in The Beauty President.

Safe

Leo Adef / Germany / 2020 / 9 mins / English

In Safe, we are invited into German ballrooms, where black and brown dancers find communion and create salvation.