Toronto Queer Film Festival 2023: “The 2023 Toronto Queer Film Festival will be held online from March 23 to April 23, 2023 with the theme of Queer Wonderlands.” (BlogTO, 2023)

Check out what’s going on in Downtown Toronto: “The Toronto Queer Film Festival 2023 theme for the festival this year, which runs from March 23 to April 23, is Queer Wonderlands. It showcases a collection of queer and trans film and video art. You can see the complete programming and buy tickets online.” (View the Vibe, 2023)

Toronto’s Best Bets:  “The Toronto Queer Film Festival showcases contemporary, innovative, queer and trans film and video art. This year’s theme is Queer Wonderlands — a showcase of stories about new ways of living, changing, and pushing towards a queer/trans oasis.” (She Does The City, 2023)


8 things to do in Toronto this week: March 28 to April 3: “Afrofuturism, Indigenous futurism, technology, and sci-fi are very much at the forefront of this year’s Toronto Queer Film Festival. Expect an outstanding lineup of movies, videos, workshops, and presentations during this virtual event.” (Daily Hive, March 28, 2022)

Queer rom-coms and a new drag reality competition show streaming this April: “The Toronto Queer Film Festival is back with Queer Futurisms, presenting works that draw inspiration from Afrofuturism, Indigenous futurism, technology, science fiction, prophecies, projections and predictions. The festival streams online for Canadian viewers from March 31 to April 3. One of the films premiering under the category “Porn Is Boring” is Girl Gang by Charlie Benedetti, a Spanish short film about a queer female rock band.” (Xtra, March 28, 2022)

Sailor Moon Parody Fandub Will Screen At Toronto Queer Film Festival On April 1: “The official website of the Toronto Queer Film Festival announced to screen a dark comedy parody version of the iconic 90s anime Sailor Moon titled Sailor Moon Rated R: The Promise of His Rosebud fandub on April 1 at 9 p.m. EST.” (Anime Hunch, March 24, 2022)

Sailor Moon Parody To Be Screened At Queer Film Festival: “In this version of the film Darien — AKA Tuxedo Mask — must confront his repressed sexuality when a childhood cuddle buddy named Fiore returns to his life in an attempt to reveal his secret identity. Possessed by a sex-positive Kisenian Blossom, known as the Xenian Flower in other official dubs, Fiore fights for Darien’s “D” in a battle against the Sailor Scouts.” (GamesRant, Mar 24, 2022)

2022 Cont.

Toronto Queer Film Festival To Screen Sailor Moon Parody Fandub on April 1: “Harjot Bal’s rewrite of Sailor Moon R film is ‘dark comedy that focuses on issues related to queer folx, women, and people of colour.'” (Anime News Network, March 23, 2022)

Indigenous drama Wildhood is more than a two-spirit love story: “‘My impression thus far of industry efforts in these regards is that they are woefully insufficient and serve to perpetuate continued colonial/settler control over arts institutions and resources,’ Chisholm, who uses they/them pronouns, told CBC News in an email.” (CBC, March 11, 2022)

Toronto Queer Film Festival 2022!: “This year our programme presents Afrofuturist and Indigenous futurist works alongside work by queer and trans artists that explore themes of technology, resistance, rebellion, joy, love, science fiction, prophecies, projections, and predictions.” (BlogTO, 2022)

“Porn is So Boring” at the 2022 Toronto Queer Film Festival: “Featuring themes such as body inclusivity, asexuality, and safer sex practices, these films bring us into a world of intimacy through passion, slow sensual pacing, exploration, and beautiful bodies coming together.” (Pinklabel.tv, 2022)