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Animal Bridge U-3033 and When We Are Nothing Left by Milja Viita (2018 & 2019 / Canada & Finland). Milja Viita (1974) is a visual artist working with cinematic installations and films by using experimental and documentary material. Her works are characterized by memories and small and familiar phenomena that are made significant by visual narration. Milja's film Animal Bridge U-3033 was awarded the Risto Jarva Prize at Tampere Film Festival in 2019.
Before After Again by Zoe Kirk-Gushowaty & Michele Smith (2015 / 7:33 / Canada) and Night Visions and Opening Day by Zoe Kirk-Gushowaty (2013 & 2016 / Canada). Zoe Kirk-Gushowaty is an artist working experimentally with moving image and sound. Her work explores the perimeters of inner and outer landscapes within film and time-based media. Zoe is interested in the tactile processes of analog filmmaking and much of her work incorporates 16mm and 8mm formats.
ghosts by Joseph Medaglia (2018 / 4m / Canada). Ghosts is an experimental video that uses illustration and digitized 8mm film to explore concepts of childhood, sexuality, chromonormativity, indoctrination, and (metaphorical) death.
LUCA (m/f/x) by Hannah Schwaiger & Ricarda Funnemann (2019 / 6:56 / Germany). Society distinguishes between two sexes: male and female. In Germany there is a new law for a new legal gender "divers." "Divers" refers to a gender spectrum between male, female, and beyond.
Spirit Glitch by Mary Galloway (2019 / 7:46 / Canada). A queer woman of colour struggles to regain her voice from the void as traumatic memories threaten to glitch her spirit away piece by piece. With every ounce of willpower, she must find the strength to face the reality of another day.
TAKE by Victoria Hunt (2019 / 19:19 / Australia). TAKE (te reo Maori: issue, promise, challenge) weaves mana wahine (female knowledge), dance and archival materials to retell the story of the removal of the ancestral Maori meetinghouse, Hinemihi o te Ao Tawhito, from Aotearoa, New Zealand to England in 1892.
The Big Snore by Matt Guerin (2020 / 9m / Canada). A light sleeper struggles one night to get some rest amid his man's loud snores.
WELL ROUNDED by Shana Myara (2020 / 61m / Canada). Edgy, hilarious, unapologetically raunchy, and sometimes tear-jerking, WELL ROUNDED brings you your new super queer XXXL racialized BFFs in comedy, fashion, health and research to help combat those pesky systemic fatphobias that threaten to make you hate yourself -- when actually you're PLENTY amazing just as you are.