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FILM and VIDEO SHOWCASE

Wednesday September 19, 2018
doors 8:40pm, screening 9:00pm
Palmerston Library Theatre
560 Palmerston Avenue (North of Bloor)

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See work from this summer's "one-minute self-portrait" film workshops, and enjoy other shorts from bisexual, fluid, and pansexual-identified filmmakers. All proceeds to artists!

 

Independent - Experimental - Bisexual

PROGRAM

Bisexual Materialist Ragtime Party

Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, USA, 2018, 2m

An homage to the queer fluid jazz age, when so many actors, writers, poets, artists, dancers, filmmakers, and Dadaists openly celebrated and embraced queer, pansexual, bisexual, and fluid gender & sexuality. A collision of grainy materialist cinema with a queer jazz age dada aesthetic.

 

Holding Hands with the Awkward

Hanlon McGregor, Canada, 2018, 11m

Tyler’s dead name is shouted at the pharmacy *SHOCKER* and Dan outs his husband as bi— these trans men have each other’s backs as they try to make friends with the awkward!

 

Feeling Like an Orchid

Nour Hajar, USA, 2018, 15m

Peek into the life of Morticia and her significant others D and Twon. While they find dating can be tricky even within the queer, trans, and POC communities, this open throuple navigates those awkward encounters knowing back home they will always reaffirm their love for one another.

 

Diesel

J.R. Yussuf, USA, 2018, 10m

Two New York bred, bisexual millennial men navigate intimacy while debating the infamous question, do we hit this blunt or do we not not?

 

Herat in my Head in my Heart

Weeda Azim, Canada, 2016, 2m

A long-distance telephone call from Canada to Afghanistan remedies misplaced cultural nostalgia and explores the longing for a home.

 

CHERYL: BI

Cheryl, United States, 2014, 3m

With biphobia rampant in 1990s Brooklyn, there’s only one option: abandon Earth!

 

Day Bi Day

Cassandra Loh, New Zealand, 2018, 4m

A meditation on love and desire.

 

Resurrection

Clementine Morrigan, Canada, 2013, 4m

An exploration of violence, trauma, addiction and recovery. How do the intimate intrusions of sexual violence become public spectacle through psychiatric and legal systems.

 

More Love. Less Prepackaged Bullshit
Neelu Bhuman, USA, 2017, 1m 
An invocation calling in Assata Shakur, Chuck D, and Angela Davis.

Open Recess

Amy Xu, USA, 2016, 3m 
A childhood romance between two girls.

Violet and June
Linnea Ritland, Canada, 2017 7m
A romantic comedy about falling in love, the terror of being alive in a cold heartless universe, and the comfort of a best friend who will make you laugh about butts.

All works will be screened digitally. 

Produced with the support of the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council.

 

NOTES

Please join us in creating a scent-free environment for this and all Bi Arts Festival events. Check out Peggy Munson on being fragrance-free (https://goo.gl/Fi8uHy) & Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha on how to achieve this and why it matters (https://goo.gl/a8515A).

 

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