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Entries tagged Youth

9 results

Shorts: Real and Spectacular

May 27, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 2:15 PM

Shorts Programs
From a mail order bride to the real life I Am Michael to Ms. Peaches Christ herself, these short films chronicle genuine LGBTQ stories. They’re real and they’re spectacular. More Info Add to festival planner

Center of My World

May 27, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 4:15 PM | 115 min.

International Showcase
Adapted from Andreas Steinhöfel's the bestselling young adult novel, Center of My World chronicles the ups and downs of first love and long-hidden familial secrets.Phil is an out teen living in a ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Hooked

May 27, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 9:45 PM | 90 min.

Premieres
In the United States, 40% of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ. (In Toronto, the estimate is anywhere from 20 to 40 percent.) With a fervent sense of humanity, Instagram star Max Emerson (aka ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

Handsome Devil

May 29, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 7:30 PM | 95 min.

International Showcase
A music-mad 16-year-old outcast at a rugby-mad boarding school forms an unlikely friendship with his new roommate, in this delightful coming-of-age tale from Irish novelist and filmmaker, John ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

EMO the Musical

May 30, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 1 | 7:00 PM | 94 min.

Premieres
Neil Triffett's debut feature, EMO the Musical, is a cheerfully subversive take on Romeo and Juliet's tale of teenage star-crossed lovers that swaps warring families for battling high school ... View Trailer   |   More Info Add to festival planner

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

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

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

Shorts: When You Know, You Know

June 2, 2017 | TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 | 7:30 PM

Shorts Programs
It begins with invasive questions about your social media profile, meeting a friend’s new love interest, or baking a cake for your parent’s anniversary. And then it all clicks. More Info Add to festival planner