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Program: Mixed Shorts: Local Heroes

Mixed Shorts: Local Heroes
Thu May. 30, 2013
At 7:00 PM

350 King Street West
Toronto, ON
M5V 3X5

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About Mixed Shorts: Local Heroes:
Inside Out’s annual sold-out celebration of the homo heroes of Hogtown features an eclectic and entertaining mix of emerging and established talent that exemplifies why Toronto the Good remains great when it comes to queer art.

This program has 11 films.

Supa Natural takes a queer look at the beauty of the BC landscape from the point of view of visiting aliens from Venus. Learn More »

Adapted from a short story of the same name by Canadian author Andrew Pyper, Breaking and Entering is a poetic parable of a young man coming to terms with the death of his father. The film was near completion at the time of Hull's death and was subsequently finished by The Estate of Andrew Hull.  Learn More »

Two friends reminisce about their recently departed friend at his funeral. Learn More »

After Tara's boyfriend comes out to her and ends their relationship, Tara's sister and best friend aren't buying it and label him a liar. A stark, raw coming-of-age story, Liar leaves you wondering whose pants are really on fire. Learn More »

Vi, a young lesbian artist, is heartbroken after her lover leaves her. When an evangelical couple arrive at her door selling Jesus, Vi invites them in and they have a frank discussion about the nature of sin and love that is a revelation for everyone. Learn More »

Inspired by the work of iconic Canadian video artist Colin Campbell, I'm Yours provides answers to many of life's burning questions. Learn More »

While promoting a film back home in Toronto, former teen idol Rachel Chambers meets Sidney at a dive bar and, together, they escape into the evening for a night they'll never forget. Learn More »

Days after his father's suicide, Jason intercepts a series of text messages from what appears to be his dad's mistress. Using his father's cellphone, Jason sets up a meeting to confront the woman for answers. When Jason arrives to meet the mysterious stranger, neither is prepared to face the truth about Jason's dad. Learn More »

Oliver, a controlling yet loving father, is shaken when forced to recognize that his son, a teenager living with Down syndrome, has sexual urges and yearns for independence as he nears adulthood. Learn More »

A lovesick boy. A loving mom. The worst—and best—goth birthday party ever. Learn More »

Dependent, a music video for Toronto's Light Fires, is fronted by Regina the Gentlelady (alter ego of musician Gentleman Reg), and features appearances by Owen Pallett, Katie Ritchie and Judy Virago. Learn More »