November 9, 2019
Hosted by Toronto Queer Film Festival
Room 190, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Queer history and art often foreground rebellion, transgression, and sedition. The resistors among us are called to action by the indignities inflicted upon our communities. My Fuzzy Valentine recontextualizes a range of objects into monster-sculptures that reimagine the sexuality of women and femmes. Sex Tapes, Lessons From a 7-foot Tall Penis documents the work of a grassroots sex educator and the surreal costumes and characters he employs to help him in his work. In Rebellion for Love, activist Maria Castro recalls her own awakening to action. The Quiet Rebel tells the story of a performance artist who navigates intense misgoynist and homophobic online harassment as backlash against her own difficult work.
Co-Partners: Vtape, AltDocs
My Fuzzy Valentine. Dir. Ben Edelberg, Canada, 2018, 5 min.
Sex Tapes, Lessons From a 7-foot Tall Penis, Dir. Tamara Scherbak, Canada, 2019, 9 min.
Rebellion for Love. Dir. Tania Claudia Castillo, 2018, Mexico, 14 min.
The Quiet Rebel. Dir. Carole Cassier, 2018, France, 48 min.
Image: Rebellion for Love, Dir. Tania Claudia Castillo.
Pay what you can. All TQFF screenings will be closed captioned and/or ASL interpreted. Wheelchair accessible venue. Gender neutral washrooms. Waiting area with seating for audience members who need it prior to the doors opening. More accessibility information is available on the Toronto Queer Film Festival website.