Short Film Program 6: “That’s My Baby!”

Big hair, big fashion, make-up, dance, drag, vogue, catwalk. Whatever way you werk it, you’ll leave grandma screaming, “That’s My Baby!” Films included: Club Kid Alley, BUTTERFLY/BATAPLAI, Ancestral Threads, Brolesque, and The Alexander Ball.

Co-presented by 2 Spirited People of the First Nations.

IMPORTANT: All film screenings on Friday, October 20, 2023 are FREE. Tickets can ONLY be collected on October 20, 2023 at the in-person imagineNATIVE Box Office located at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. No advance booking available. There is a limit of TWO tickets per person. This initiative has been made possible by the generous support of the TD Bank Group

Venue Address: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3X5

This program is available in CANADA ONLY



Oct 23 -29, 12:00 AM — , 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)

HST EXEMPTION: For Status card holders, please email if you wish to use your Status card to purchase packages or tickets online. Otherwise, you can visit the imagineNATIVE Box Office in person starting October 18 and present your Status card when purchasing tickets or packages.

Presented in Multiple Parts

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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Ancestral Threads

Former model, Joleen Mitton is on a mission to use fashion as medicine for Vancouver’s Indigenous community....
12 min | Sean Stiller | Canada | Cree, 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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