Inside Out | Shorts: Stories We Tell

Stories We Tell
Tuesday, May 28, 4:45PM

#Canqueer excellence from coast to coast, this program puts our homegrown talent in the spotlight.

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Director: Trevor Anderson
Trevor reflects on his fear of dating.

The Tragic Fall of Valerie Mallory Finkerstein
Director: Martina Monro
On the day of her best friend’s surprise birthday party, Valerie must publicly confess her love or lose her love forever.

Biidaaban (The Dawn Comes)
Director: Amanda Strong
Accompanied by a 10,000-year-old shapeshifter and friend known as Sabe, Biidaaban sets out on a mission to reclaim the ceremonial harvesting of sap from maple trees.

Skies are Not Just Blue
Director: Lysandre Cosse-Tremblay
Identifying as queer and Muslim is a reality for Yara, A. and brothers Monib and Tariq.

Directors: Ladan Mohamed Siad, Minas Adonai
A genderqueer Somali-Canadian teenager spends the day taking their grandmother to her appointments, forcing the two to confront their assumptions of one another.

Stage Name: Victoria
Director: Taran Morriseau
Stage Name: Victoria takes an intimate look at a drag queen who is starting his career in the community of Fort William First Nation.

Lost Cat
Director: Laura Bergeron
At a turning point in her life, Nathalie tries to overcome her failure and come to peace with her inability to connect with herself and others.

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About Inside Out:

Now in its 29th year, the Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival is the largest event of its kind in Canada, showcasing the best and most diverse films by, for and of interest to LGBT communities. For 11 days, the Festival draws crowds of more than 32,500 to screenings, artist talks, panel discussions, installations and parties that showcase more than 175 films from Canada and around the world. Inside Out acknowledges the support of Lead Sponsor RBC, Presenting Partner Netflix, Premier Sponsor Bell Media, and Official Airline Delta.

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Inside Out | Shorts: Stories We Tell

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