Shorts: Thrive

Guests

Nava Mau

Nava Mau

Jamie DiNicola

Jamie DiNicola

Russell Dolan

Russell Dolan

Sarah Ball

Sarah Ball

Heather Osterman-Davis

Heather Osterman-Davis

Dating, parenting and spirituality. This year, Thrive takes a closer look at these topics, featuring trans stories that go beyond our gender markers, and asking bigger questions about the human condition.

This program has 7 films.

Fri May 31, 7:30 pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox 2
350 King Street West
Toronto ON
Map

Sponsors

Rani

Hammad Rizvi

Hammad Rizvi

Director

A poor, socially outcast Pakistani transgender woman sets out to take care of an abandoned baby.

Country

Pakistan

Year

2018

Duration

14 mins

Interests

South Asian, Trans

R Rating

Autumn

Rollyn Stafford

Rollyn Stafford

Director

A transgender woman tries to make it to the Miss Oregon audition but first has one quick stop to beat up some thugs.

Country

United States

Year

2018

Duration

5 mins

Interests

Action, Trans

R Rating

Waking Hour

Nava Mau

Nava Mau

Director

A trans woman is pursued by a potential lover at a party and must balance concerns about her safety and her desire for intimacy.

Country

United States

Year

2019

Duration

12 mins

Interests

RE:Focus, Trans

R Rating

I

Halla Tryggvadottir

Halla Tryggvadottir

Director

Vala Ómarsdóttir

Vala Ómarsdóttir

Director

A young trans person living in a small town travels to the city searching for freedom.

Country

Iceland

Year

2018

Duration

15 mins

Interests

RE:Focus, Trans, Youth

R Rating

Will I Say So

Jamie DiNicola

Jamie DiNicola

Director

Two men are on a first date and each has a secret. Can they find the courage to speak the truth and accept one another?

Country

United States

Year

2019

Duration

6 mins

Interests

Gay, Trans

R Rating

The Bony Lady

Thiago Zanato

Thiago Zanato

Director

Adriana Barbosa

Adriana Barbosa

Director

A Mexican transgender woman and leader of the Santa Muerte Cult in Queens prepares for her yearly celebration of the Bony Lady.

Country

United States

Year

2018

Duration

20 mins

Interests

Latinx, Trans

R Rating

Tell By Date

Sarah Ball

Sarah Ball

Director

Ryan has something important to tell his seven-year-old son but comes up with every excuse to avoid it. He needs a “tell-by date.”

Country

United States

Year

2019

Duration

13 mins

Interests

Black, RE:Focus, Trans, Youth

R Rating

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