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QUEER + TRANS BIPOC SHORTS NIGHT: ROUND 3

Toronto Media Arts Centre
December 7th, 2018
Doors @ 7pm
Screening @ 8pm
Facebook Event

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(pssst hey filmmakers! keep scrolling for the call-out!)

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 Centre for their space!

PLEASE NOTE:
– 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:
https://toronto-media-arts-centre.gitbook.io/procedure-manual/policies/accessibility

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.

 

CALL-OUT

Seeking short films for QTBIPOC Shorts Night: Round 3
The Only Criteria:
Your work must centre a queer and/or trans Black, Indigenous, or POC (QTBIPOC) story, subject, or main character AND/OR be written and/or directed by you, a QTBIPOC filmmaker.

There is a possibility for honourarium for all the filmmakers, but it is not guaranteed at this point unfortunately. This event is a self-funded grassroots effort, purely for the purpose of celebrating the QTBIPOC film talent in our communities. Please don’t hesitate to email with any questions.

To Submit:
Email carolynjoanwu@gmail.com with a link to watch your film by FRIDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2018. In your email, feel free to self-identify/share a bit about yourself and your film in whatever way that feels most comfortable for you!

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Past Events:

Queer + Trans BIPOC Shorts Night: Round 2 – FACEBOOK EVENT
CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL PROGRAM

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📷 Calanit Kaplan
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📷 Adrienne Wu
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📷 Calanit Kaplan
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📷 Calanit Kaplan

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Queer + Trans BIPOC Film Hangout – May 27, 2018 @ Inside Out Film Festival

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🖍 Carolyn Wu (yep did this all by myself!)

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Queer + Trans BIPOC Film Hangout – Oct 3, 2017 – FACEBOOK EVENT

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Queer/Trans BIPOC Shorts Night – Sept 5, 2017 – FACEBOOK EVENT

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