Between You and Me (Tangled Garden, Act III, Scene I)

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Between You and Me (Tangled Garden, Act III, Scene I) looks at the internalization of homophobia and fatalism present in mainstream representations of the AIDS pandemic, as it reflects on the conflict between grief and desire in a gay man's psyche.

The Commitment

The Commitment

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This quietly eloquent narrative film is rooted in real life experience. Robert and Ethan are an interracial gay couple who long to adopt a child.

Ferron: girl on a road [48 min version]

Ferron: girl on a road [48 min version]

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Part performance film, part biopic, Ferron: girl on a road traces, the life, the songs, the loves, the heartbreaks, and the pioneering path carved by a true folk legend.

Ferron: girl on a road [73 min festival version]

Ferron: girl on a road [73 min festival version]

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Part performance film, part biopic, Ferron: girl on a road traces, the life, the songs, the loves, the heartbreaks, and the pioneering path carved by a true folk legend.

Fighting for the Family

Fighting for the Family

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Fighting for the Family profiles a number of cohabitation and parental arrangements to show that it is love and respect, and not preconceived notions, that make a family work.

FLESH and BLOOD: a journey between east and west

FLESH and BLOOD: a journey between east and west

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What's the Ukrainian word for sex? Filmmaker Marusya Bociurkiw explores this question in the humorous and provocative Flesh and Blood, the first-ever Canadian film about East European queer sexualities.

Gay Spirit

Gay Spirit

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Followers of different religions, six courageous individuals faced similar issues when they "came out". Gay Spirit reveals how they struggled to embrace their sexuality alongside their spirituality. They share their stories with candour and honesty.

Gender Blender: Dialogues of Hope

Gender Blender: Dialogues of Hope

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In this youth-driven documentary, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered students at a high school in the town of Hope, British Columbia explore issues they face at their high school. The film project created a dialogue among students and the community as a step toward eliminating bullying.

GENERAL IDEA: Art, AIDS, and the fin de siècle

GENERAL IDEA: Art, AIDS, and the fin de siècle

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A documentary tracing the prolific career and impact on contemporary art by three young, gay artists who formed the General Idea collective in Toronto in 1969.

the gesture

the gesture

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In this short drama, a young lesbian woman and an unforgiving grandmother are brought face to face when the grandmother suddenly shows up, hoping to make amends.

i see the fear

i see the fear

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In 2004, visual artists joe average & jamie griffiths entered into a creative therapeutic photography process, to allow joe to explore his experience of living and coping with Lipoatrophy caused by antiretroviral drugs for HIV/AIDS.

In Black and White

In Black and White

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This work asks the viewer to re-examine the right of the police to harass adults because of their sexual preferences. A careful, precise film which raises the question in a reserved and understated style.

Little Sisters vs. Big Brother [47 min version]

Little Sister's vs. Big Brother [47 min version]

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This documentary centers on the debate over censorship as it follows Vancouver's Little Sister's Bookstore and its 20-year struggle with Canada Customs over the seizure of books.

Little Sisters vs. Big Brother [71 min version]

Little Sister's vs. Big Brother [71 min version]

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This documentary centers on the debate over censorship as it follows Vancouver's Little Sister's Bookstore and its 20-year struggle with Canada Customs over the seizure of books.

Long John Baldry: In the Shadow of the Blues

Long John Baldry: In the Shadow of the Blues

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This documentary celebrates Long John Baldry's long and influential career and features footage of early performances and commentary from a number of musicians for whom he was a great influence.

The Nature of Love

The Nature of Love

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This poignant short explores notions of sexuality, gender identity and desire.

Shes a Boy I Knew

She's a Boy I Knew

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Vancouver filmmaker Gwen Haworth documents her male-to-female gender transition partially through the voices of her anxious but loving family, best friend, and wife.

Some Girls Grow Up To Be Kings

Some Girls Grow Up To Be Kings

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Drag kings have gained visibility in the last few years and Mirtha Rivera's bold short doc explains their staying power.

Tangled Garden, Act I, Scene II

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Tangled Garden, Act I, Scene II begins the filmmaker's journey by exploring the history of the purebred Jersey cow, and suggesting that when we look at the "other" it is often ourselves we see reflected back.

Tangled Garden, Act II, Scene II

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Through a queer reading of the male nude in Western art, a gay white filmmaker explores masculinity and desire, confirming Tom Kalin's assertion that "our flesh comes to us in history" in Tangled Garden, Act II, Scene II.

Too Close for Comfort

Too Close for Comfort

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Too Close…for Comfort is a short drama, the first film to tackle homophobia as it affects people with HIV infection and AIDS.