Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver

Wednesday, December 4, 2023 | 7pm EST
| 60 min.

Dec 4, 7pm EST

How can family memories inform solidarity? How can avant-garde voices engaging the past contribute to activism today? How can private archives queer public histories? How do yesterday’s photographs become tomorrow’s pictures? Foggy is a screening of recent short films that stage hybrid acts of montage, juxtaposition, re-enactment and dialogue, exploring the theme of solidarity as we make our way together through the fog.


Sultana's Reign

Hadi Moussally

10 | Lebanon | 2023

Portrait of a proud Palestinian drag queen, holding court in New York.

Hadi Moussally is a Paris-based filmmaker and artist whose films have won 25 awards and screened in over 200 international festivals. In 2020, he co-founded the collective ‘Hybrid Wave’ with 30 other artists.

Homecoming Queenz

Elias Wakeem

11 | Palestine | 2023

Defiant Palestinian queens confront border guards at Ben Gurion airport.


Noor Gatih

4 | 2021

A young woman stares out a window as she daydreams about a part of herself that she’s unable to openly express.

Noor Gatih is a queer filmmaker who explores family and identity in her work.

Tempest in a Teapot

Amy Gottlieb

7 | Canada | 1987

Tribute to her radical mother’s activism and solidarity.

Amy Gottlieb (1954-2023) was a Toronto queer artist, activist and educator whose lifetime of solidarity with Palestine inspired this screening.


Mike Hoolboom

7 | Canada | 2023

A return to the fateful year of 1948 in Israel, reframed by a single photograph that is taken up one face at a time.

Mike Hoolboom is an artist who writes and makes movies.

My Whole Heart is With You

Essa Grayeb

9 | 2022

An experimental video that transforms moments of tension and anticipation from Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser’s 1967 resignation speech into an emotional journey.

Essa Grayeb is a Palestinian visual artist based in Jerusalem whose practice traverses a range of media, primarily photography, moving images and installation.

Even a Dog in Babylon

Lior Shamriz

11 | United States | 2023

In collaboration with actor Myriam Ali-Ahmad, a radical staging of doubts & debate.

Lior Shamriz is a filmmaker and artist based in Santa Cruz, California.

The Poem We Sang

Annie Sakkab

13 | Canada/Jordan | 2023

A creative catharsis of post-memory mediated through layers of love, loss, longing, and forced migration.

Annie Sakkab is a Toronto-Jordan photographer and filmmaker.

60 min