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Entries tagged International Showcase

24 results

A Winter to Remember

May 30, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 7:30 PM | 64 min.

International Showcase
A Winter to Remember is the stunning feature film debut by Cecilia Valenzuela Gioia, a queer woman who, at the tender age of 25, directs and stars with uncanny finesse and an assured wisdom.When ... More Info Add to festival planner

In Between

May 30, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 9:30 PM | 96 min.

International Showcase
Salma and Leila are modern women, sharing an apartment and partying their way through life. When religious, conservative Nur shows up on their doorstep hoping to camp out in their spare room, none ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

A Very Sordid Wedding

May 31, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 6:45 PM | 109 min.

International Showcase
A petite drag queen, a reformed serial killer, a homophobic preacher and a chain-smoking aunt named Sissy cross paths in this campy, heartwarming, hilarious sequel to 2000’s Sordid Lives.With ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Seventeen

May 31, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 3 | 9:30 PM | 109 min.

International Showcase
Everyone at school wants to sleep with 17-year-old Paula except, of course, Charlotte, the one person Paula truly desires. It wouldn't be a high school romance if it wasn't messy and, in ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

The Lavender Scare

June 1, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 5:00 PM | 77 min.

International Showcase
In 1953 U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed an executive order declaring “sexual perverts” security risks who should no longer be employed in the federal government. A decision that ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

A Date for Mad Mary

June 1, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 7:00 PM | 82 min.

International Showcase
Imagine a gritty, Irish version of Bridesmaids and throw in a convention-bending lesbian twist. The result is A Date for Mad Mary, an irresistibly charming, intelligent film that's as fierce as ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Axolotl Overkill

June 1, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 9:15 PM | 94 min.

International Showcase
In 2010, Helene Hegemann’s Axolotl Roadkill became a controversial hit novel in Germany. This year, she follows up with an impressive and visually striking film adaptation.Axolotol Overkill ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Heartstone

June 1, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 9:30 PM | 129 min.

International Showcase
Guðmundsson’s feature debut, Heartstone, is a beautifully rendered and sensitive story of two boys living in a small town. In the same way that their turbulent sexual and emotional states are ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Divine Divas

June 2, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 4:45 PM | 110 min.

International Showcase
A fabulous tribute to the pioneering drag queens and trans performers of Brazil, Divine Divas offers up both a rollicking good time and a touching love letter to the daring women who shook up the ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Stumped

June 2, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 5:15 PM | 72 min.

International Showcase
Will Lautzenheiser, a former professor of film and screenwriting at Boston University, was about to begin teaching at Montana State University when a pain in his leg threatened his entire world. ... More Info Add to festival planner