Short Film: MY NAME WAS JANUARY, 25min., Canada, Documentary

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When a trans sister, January Marie Lapuz, is brutally murdered in
her own home, a community reacts and her friends and other trans women of colour come to share and voice their issues, concerns, and challenges. January was seen as a bright light in the lives of many. This is the story of January, a friend, a daughter, a person. This film will not only bring justice to January, but to all the women who have lost their lives. January had a beautiful soul, and now part of her soul rests in each and every one of us.

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Short Film: MAY FLOWERS, 6min., Canada, Action/Thriller

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A misunderstanding occurs when Jimmy goes to pick up an order for his boss at May Flowers. Little did he expect how the tables would turn.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Action
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 21, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    800 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9 2.4
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: MI MADRE, MY FATHER, 16min., Canada, Drama/Family

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Reared by an abusive, pill-popping mother and an absentee father, six-year-old Valentina must fend for herself. The only adults who seem to watch out for her are Robert and Benjamin, the couple across the hall. Valentina does what she can to craft the illusion of normalcy, but Robert observes that the situation has reached a crisis point.

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Short Film: A VOICE FOR CHANGE: THE LAURA HILLIER STORY, 7min., Canada, Documentary

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After complications in the Ontario medical system delayed her much-needed treatment, Laura Hillier’s dedication to create change during the months leading up to her tragic passing inspired a movement that has saved the lives of many

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  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 31, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: PREY, 10min., Canada, Drama

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A young woman confronts her past and present romantic partners. Culminating into a meditation on identity, Prey explores how one of the hardest choices one has to make is to simply put themselves first.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 39 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 18, 2018
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: THE PITS, 6min., Canada, Comedy/Romance

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At 13, Dhruvi is appalled to learn the Indian food she eats every day makes her armpits smell funny. Her struggle with pungent food and bold spices resurfaces years later, when she’s drawn to a fellow South Asian student in university.

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  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    romance, comedy, drama
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 23 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 15, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    4,300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color