100% Woman

100% Woman

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This documentary focuses on Michelle Dumaresq, the first openly transgendered woman in the world to be named to a national team in any sport.

AMFs Tiresias

AMF's Tiresias

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In this stick-figure animation short, Ann Marie Fleming takes on Ovid in her own comic retelling of a Greek myth. The question: who has better sex, men or women? Tiresias, a wise old man, turns into a young woman to find out the answer for himself.

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 Big V

The Big V

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A wide range of virgins discuss their reasons for waiting.

Captured: From Footbinding to Stilettos

Captured: From Footbinding to Stilettos

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Just as the practice of footbinding was followed for centuries in China, the practice of wearing high heels has been promoted in the western world as a symbol of feminine beauty and desirability. But what happens to the body when they are worn?

FLESH

FLESH

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In this idiosyncratic documentary, Tami Wilson looks at women and meat in a society obsessed with flesh. Are there parallels between how women and animals are packaged in popular culture?

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.

FootBinding: Search for the Three Inch Golden Lotus

FootBinding: Search for the Three Inch Golden Lotus

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A Chinese-Canadian filmmaker returns to her birthplace to unravel the secrets of footbinding, an ancient Chinese custom.

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.

Inside Boystown

Inside Boystown

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Inside Boystown is an intimate portrait of the lives of six male prostitutes who work the streets in Vancouver's chic Yaletown district.

The Nature of Love

The Nature of Love

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

Noel Harding • The Artists Life (Series 1)

Noel Harding • The Artist's Life (Series 1)

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This episode of The Artist's Life profiles installation artist, Noel Harding.

o.com: Cybersex Addiction

o.com: Cybersex Addiction

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This documentary explores one of the fastest growing addictions--cybersex addiction.

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.

Trolls

Trolls

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Speculations on adult relationships run wild in this short drama as young children discuss what they think is really happening behind the closed door of their parents' bedrooms.

Vintage Plumbing and Wiring

Vintage Plumbing and Wiring

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Vintage Plumbing and Wiring is a 6-minute video of selected images of antique plumbing, wiring and vintage electrical equipment for woodworking, blacksmithing and metal shop, interlaid with body images. The voiceover addresses some basic nuts and bolts issues of sensuality in our third age.

WebCam Girls

WebCam Girls

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WebCam Girls profiles some of the early female pioneers in cyberspace who, with a modem and some moxie, take on old ideas about fame and shame and open up a space for new kinds of art, erotica, pornography, celebrity and branding on the internet.

Your Mother Should Know

Your Mother Should Know

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This deeply personal narrative weaves a rich tapestry of memories and metaphors to look at the hopes and fears in mother-daughter relationships.