Inside Out Festival - Online in Ontario
Inside Out continues to October 11, celebrating its 30th year of presenting LGBTQ films! Congrats to CFMDCers screening in this year’s fest, including, in the Shorts programs: Trevor Anderson (Jesse Jams), Ben Edelberg (They Looked at Me and I Smiled), and Mark Pariselli (Family). And to Chase Joynt, whose new feature No Ordinary Man (co-directed with Aisling Chin-Yee) has been getting accolades, screening at Inside Out following its premiere at TIFF.
Out Film CT: Connecticut LGBTQ Film Festival - Drive in & Online
This year’s festival features the largest collection of LGBTQ features, documentaries and shorts Out Film CT has ever shown – over 100 films! Including CFMDC shorts: Amateur Dramatics by Linnea Ritland, The Big Snore by Matt Guerin, Porn Yesterday by David Quantic, and Two Questions by Zachary Clarence. https://outfilmct.org/2020-home/
WNDX Festival of Moving Image - Online
Featuring performances by Beverly Glenn-Copeland + Leslie Supnet, Jessica Karuhanga, Annie Beach; short film screenings presented by Ism Ism Ism and Addis Video Art Festival; feature film No Data Plan by Miko Revereza; Art Writing Workshop; Studio Visits + more. Including a live performance by CFMDC member Joshua Gen Solondz on closing night October 11.
Antimatter - In Person & Online
Programs will be screened at Deluge Contemporary Art (with limited attendance to ensure distancing) and also streamed on-line for 24 hours to allow at-home viewing from anywhere in the world. With CFMDC films: The Adobe House by Maria Magnusson, ghosts by Joseph Medaglia, and Vanilla by Mukarram Ramadan
Rendezvous with Madness Festival - Online
CFMDC is sponsoring the Madwomxn shorts program with Pleasure Dome: Women-identified people’s relationship with madness has always been distinct. From the archetypal “madwoman in the attic,” to individual experiences of womxn consumers / survivors / ex-inmates, to the “mad” cultural expectations of femininity in everyday life. Films by Chloé Galibert-Laîné, Camille Pueyo, Alexandra Douglas,Vivek Shraya, and Kelisha Daley. Stream online from Tues. Oct. 20, 6pm ET to Thurs. Oct. 22, 6pm ET. at: https://workmanarts.com/rwm-events/madwomxn/. Virtual panel/Q&A: Thurs. Oct 22, 6pm ET.
Seattle Queer Film Festival - Online
Celebrating its 25th anniversary. Available in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. With Main Squeeze by Brendan Prost in Girl Shorts; The Ritual of the Sex Magick Warriors by Maximilian Suillerot in Transcending Boundaries; and Take Me to Prom by Andrew Moir with feature film Ellie & Abbie .
ImagineNATIVE Festival - Online
This year’s festival includes online screenings, Industry Days, VR/AR works, art crawls, and artist talks. Screenings available online in Ontario, Canada and the United States. CFMDC co-presents Constellations of Kin as part of our Poetic Justice Project (made possible with generous funding from the Canada Council for the Arts).
Oct 21 - Nov 5:
AluCine Latin Film + Media Arts Festival - In Person & Online
The 20th edition of aluCine takes place October 28-31 in person at the Paradise Theatre in Toronto, and October 21 - November 5 online on Vucavu. Don’t miss the Cine Norte / Cine Sur 20th Anniversary screening, a tribute to female filmmakers which includes works by CFMDC members Guillermina Buzio, Francisca Duran, Claudia Morgado Escanilla, Alexandra Gelis, & Madi Piller. Free online October 21-28.
Also look out for new works by Marcos Arriaga and Alexandra Gelis in Latin Canadian New Works I , and Madi Piller and SoJin Chun in Latin Canadian New Works II.