Ancestral Threads

Triggering historical trauma Former model, Joleen Mitton is on a mission to use fashion as medicine for Vancouver’s Indigenous community. She takes us inside Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week, a multifaceted celebration of traditional and contemporary Indigenous identity.

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Presented as Part Of Short Film Program 6: “That’s My Baby!”

Club Kid Alley

A love letter to queer nightlife, let Bom Bae bring you into Toronto’s Club Kid Manor as they prepare for a ...
4 min | Tyler J Sloane | Canada | World Premiere | English
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Flashing LightsRaya loves make up but her family does not. Torn between her dreams and her Papua New Guinean f...
7 min | Veialu Aila-Unsworth | USA | International Premiere | Tok Pisin, English
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How far would you go to make your grandmother happy? A young Māori man ventures far outside his comfort zone ...
15 min | Libby Hakaraia | Aotearoa | International Premiere | Māori, English
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The Alexander Ball

Samoan-Māori-Australian trans woman of colour, Ella Ganza, and the Meanjin (Brisbane) ballroom scene prepares...
30 min | Jessica Magro | Australia | Canadian Premiere | English
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