“JOIN US *YET AGAIN* & CELEBRATE LOCAL QUEER & TRANS BLACK / INDIGENOUS / PEOPLE OF COLOUR FILMMAKERS by catching some FREE SHORT FILMS!!!
yep still here bursting into glitter every time i see all of you enjoy the work of the relentlessly hardworking qtbipoc filmmakers of this community. doing it again with MORE SHORTS that, as always, will *allllll* feature queer and trans BIPOC in major roles in front of or behind the camera.
this is NOT a festival environment. we are committed to upholding a welcoming environment that is safe and judgement-free for all filmmakers & artists.
TIME: Doors - 7pm, Screening - 8pm
WHERE: 2nd floor, Main Gallery, Toronto Media Arts Centre @ 32 Lisgar St, Toronto, ON (Queen/Dovercourt)
***admission is FREEEE***
... but PWYC donations are encouraged! no matter how small, every bit of donation will guarantee you a raffle ticket, and a SWEEEEET prize (TBA but we promise it's sweet ok?) for you to win at the end of the night. all proceeds will go directly to the filmmakers and towards continuing to put on these events.
you do not have to be queer and/or trans Black, Indigenous, POC to come BUT please be mindful of the space you take up. the capacity at this venue is slightly smaller (cozier?) than at the last two events!
ALSO it’s that time of year to support local artists & buy some goodies for all the lovely queers in your life (yes including yourself!! #selfcare) this time, even MORE artists will be tabling their goods for you all!#holidaysareforchosenfamily
ARTISTS TABLING: TBA
FULL LINEUP: TBA
HUGE thank you to my fave Dinaly Joyce Tran + Toronto Media Arts Centrefor their space!
- The event will take place on the 2nd floor. Toronto Media Arts Centre is wheelchair accessible.
- Gender-neutral washrooms are available.
- This is a dry event.
- There will be no food or beverages served. Feel free to bring your own snacks & water bottles to fill up at available water fountains. We will supply cups. (who doesnt ♥ a hydrated audience!?)
- Closed captioning will be provided where available, but will not be guaranteed for every film.
on accessibility at Toronto Media Arts Centre:
pls don’t hesitate to msg me Carolyn Wu with any questions, concerns, or feedback on the last events! there will be feedback forms available. we are 100% committed to accountability and transparency.
oh right -
who am I? this is my bio or whatever for those who don't know me 😇 :
"Carolyn Wu is a cis queer Chinese filmmaker and community organizer. When she’s not writing, directing, or drinking bubble tea, she seeks new ways to champion both her community and the work of other queer and trans BIPOC creators."
more info about me, my films + community events: www.carolyn-wu.com
previous event: https://www.facebook.com/events/397920590632608/ “