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Queer Rebels | Nov 9 @ 4:30 pm

$5-$15 suggested (no one turned away)

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QUEER REBELS

Nov 9 | 4:30pm
@ OCAD University
Sliding scale $5-15
(no one turned away for lack of funds)

Queer history and art often foreground rebellion, transgression, and sedition. The resistors among us are called to action by the indignities inflicted upon our communities. My Fuzzy Valentine recontextualizes a range of objects into monster-sculptures that reimagine the sexuality of women and femmes. Sex Tapes, Lessons From a 7-foot Tall Penis documents the work of a grassroots sex educator and the surreal costumes and characters he employs to help him in his work. In Rebellion for Love, activist Maria Castro recalls her own awakening to action. The Quiet Rebel tells the story of a performance artist who navigates intense misgoynist and homophobic online harassment as backlash against her own difficult work.

PROGRAM 

My Fuzzy Valentine. Dir. Ben Edelberg, Canada, 2018, 5 min.

Sex Tapes, Lessons From a 7-foot Tall Penis,  Dir. Tamara Scherbak, Canada, 2019, 9 min.

Rebellion for Love. Dir. Tania Claudia Castillo, 2018, Mexico, 14 min.

The Quiet Rebel. Dir. Carole Cassier, 2018, France, 48 min.

Accessibility

All TQFF events are “pay what you can” and are wheelchair accessible. All screenings will be closed-captioned and/or ASL-interpreted. Both of our locations will have a prearranged waiting area with seating for audience members who need it prior to the doors opening for every event.

Both venues have gender neutral washrooms.

Please contact us if you have any additional accessibility-related inquiries, requests, or needs.

VENUE

Ontario College of Art & Design University, 100 McCaul St, Toronto, M5T 1W1

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The Toronto Queer Film Festival is a volunteer-run, artist-centered festival that is entirely supported by arts council grants and donations (no corporate sponsorships). There are no submission fees for filmmakers to apply, all events are pay what you can/no one turned away, all screenings are captioned and ASL interpreted, and proceeds from the festival are prioritized to pay artists.

We can’t do all of this without your support. Currently TQFF is reliant on community donations to reach our goals as well as to make the festival happen. Please consider becoming a supporter today to receive benefits and to help us continue to build a diverse and representative platform for queer and trans artists in Canada.

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Includes:

  • 2 Full Festival Passes (entry to all events except workshops)
  • 2 Tickets to any year round screenings (except workshops)
  • Festival poster
  • TQFF Button
  • TQFF Tote Bag
  • Complimentary Publication
  • Recognition on the Toronto Queer Film Festival list of supporters online

Individual Membership $60 | $40 for students/seniors/underemployed/unwaged

Includes:

  • 1 Full Festival Pass (entry to all events except workshops)
  • Festival Poster
  • TQFF Tote Bag
  • TQFF Button

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