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Entries tagged Activism

9 results

Man Made

May 26, 2018 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 12:00 PM | 93 min.

International Showcase
More than your average competition documentary, Man Made takes us into the heart of transgender male culture, revealing unexpected truths about gender, masculinity, humanity and love.Man Made ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Silvana

May 26, 2018 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 2:30 PM | 95 min.

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Remember that rumour from way back when about Lady Sovereign and Katy Perry hooking up? Well, imagine it was real and that they fell in love and took over the world together. A Swedish version of ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Half the Picture

May 26, 2018 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 7:00 PM | 94 min.

Galas and Special Presentations
Women account for fifty percent of moviegoers in North America, but of the highest-grossing 100 films in 2017, only eight percent were directed by women. With the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Mr. Gay Syria

May 27, 2018 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 12:00 PM

International Showcase
Mr. Gay Syria follows two Syrian refugees trying to rebuild their lives and create the largest platform possible to shed light on the refugee crisis and how it effects the LGBTQ community.Husein ... More Info Add to festival planner

White Rabbit

May 29, 2018 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 9:30 PM | 71 min.

International Showcase
White Rabbit stands out as intersectional feminist gold in today’s political climate, where we are encouraged to identify and point out social inequalities.Sophia (Vivian Bang) is a struggling ... More Info Add to festival planner

The Fruit Machine

June 1, 2018 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 4:45 PM | 93 min.

Spotlight on Canada
Some softened by age and sadness, others loud and angry, the voices of the survivors of Canada’s public service and military homosexual purge are now united and determined.After the Second World ... More Info Add to festival planner

Bixa Travesty

June 1, 2018 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 7:15 PM | 75 min.

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Meet Brazilian musician Linn da Quebrada, devoted black and trans activist, a self-described gender terrorist and a fierce performer. In Bixa Travesty she bursts onto the screen in all her ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Yours in Sisterhood

June 2, 2018 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 11:45 AM | 102 min.

International Showcase
Between 1972 and 1980, at the height of its popularity, Ms. Magazine was being read by women from all walks of life, thousands having written letters to the publication expressing both gratitude ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Call Her Ganda

June 2, 2018 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 4:45 PM | 93 min.

International Showcase
“My life has value,” Julita Laude proudly states, quoting her beloved daughter, Jennifer. In documenting Jennifer Laude's life, Call Her Ganda magnifies that value in the face of transphobia ... More Info Add to festival planner