The Films

The Judges have whittled all the submission down to just 12 films for the first Muskoka Queer Film Festival.

Consent factory: lesbo-queer perspectives

Consent factory: lesbo-queer perspectives

What if lesbo-queer communities had something to share about the singularities of their sexualities? Through the complex topic of consent, sixteen protagonists from these communities speak up. Could there be blurred lines, a continuum between consent and aggression?...

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Queering

Queering

Queering is a comedy web series. Synopsis: When Harper is ready to live the best phase of her lesbian life, the tables turn when her mom unexpectedly comes out as queer. Director - Leticia De Bortoli, USA Leticia is a Queer Brazilian filmmaker based in the US. Know...

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Punch Card

Punch Card

A transgender girl gets the date for her bottom surgery and decides to ask a favor of her best friend: she wants to have sex before surgery. Director - Adrianna Stough, USA Adrianna Stough is a transgender writer and director, whose works include "Punch Card," "The...

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Super Zee

Super Zee

SUPER ZEE is an action-comedy short film about a queer Black superhero, played by Sedina Fiati (CORONER, TOKENS), who swoops in to save her woman crush, played by Christina Song (KIM’s CONVENIENCE), from the microaggressions at the office. Director - Nathalie...

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Another Sad Gay Love Story

Another Sad Gay Love Story

Best friends Elliot and Jackie struggle with being a part of the gay community in the 1980s. When a new pharmaceutical is introduced that could change their sexual orientation, they face a difficult decision. Director - Thomas Goldhar, Ontario...

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So Beautiful

So Beautiful

A narrative music video created for Nathan Carroll’s ‘So Beautiful’. It tells the story of a teenage boy who experiences passion, heartache, and self discovery when he falls in love with one of his male classmates. Director - Brandon Nicoletti, Ontario Brandon...

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The Noose

The Noose

A young man who struggles to come out to his friends and family must find his courage before it's too late. Director - Matt Haley, British Columbia

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Coming Out

Coming Out

Creator - Breanne Williamson, British Columbia 'When did you come out?' Whether I'm doing a media interview, at a dinner party, or scrolling through social media comments, this question is almost always present. My forever answer, 'I'm always coming out.", is...

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AYANEH

AYANEH

Set in Switzerland, our story follows Ayaneh, a young refugee from Afghanistan. One day at a public swimming pool she meets Anna and instantly feels attracted to her. As the relationship between the two women develops, Ayaneh is confronted with growing resistance from...

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Good Bi Kiss

Good Bi Kiss

When Scott returns to the apartment he moved out of several months ago to pick up some important items he left behind, Christine, his ex-fiancée, confronts him about his sexual identity, why their relationship ended, and what it will take for each of them to move on....

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One More Please

One More Please

A bitter-sweet story of a young man Daniel who goes to a bar to get drunk feeling alone on Valentine's Day. Director - Aleksei Borovikov, USA Aleksei Borovikov is a Russian-born film and video director. He began his career by working at regional and national...

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