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assia by Samy Benammar
colosse by Samy Benammar
peugeot pulmonaire by Samy Benammar
sous-ex by Samy Benammar
Lavender: A Lesbian Love Story by Jordana Allen-Shim
Little Sky by Jess X. Snow
sway / pull by Morgan Sears-Williams
temporal assemblages by Edith Steiner
The Beautiful Room is Empty by Kalil Haddad
Still Got It?! by Adam Fox and Nikita Khripach
New Films, May 2022
assia, colosse, peugeot pulmonaire, and sous-ex by Samy Benammar. Samy Benammar is an artist and film critic. After a master's degree in film studies with a research and creation option at the University of Montreal, he pursued his writing and directing work in projects developed around socio-political issues and an experimental treatment of the image. 

Lavender: A Lesbian Love Story by Jordana Allen-Shim (2022 / 14:59 / Canada). By accepting a lavender marriage proposal, Joy risks her secret relationship, forcing her to choose between appeasing her family and true love.

Little Sky by Jess X. Snow (2021 / 13.48 / USA/Canada). Little Sky follows the journey of Sky, a Chinese American pop star who returns to the city they were raised in to find their estranged immigrant father. Haunted by their childhood memories, Sky risks their non-binary identity to end the cycle of violence in their family.

Still Got It?! by Adam Fox and Nikita Khripach (2021 / 11:56 / Canad/US). After 3 years out of the modeling industry and back in school, Adam wonders: “Have I still got it?” 

sway / pull by Morgan Sears-Williams (2022 / 5:15 / Canada). Created during the womxns island residency on Toronto Island in October 2021, this double 8mm film is a meditation on the erosion of queer space.

temporal assemblages by Edith Steiner (2022 / 14:01 / Canada). An ecological video poem exploring human presence and absence in natural and built environments.

The Beautiful Room is Empty, Tiger Eats a Baby, and Vampires Drink Blood... I Drink Sorrow by Kalil Haddad. “Haddad’s The Beautiful Room is Empty explores the loaded memories of space through his aunt, Marie, (re)visiting her childhood home and recalling the abuse she endured there. […] What have the walls been listening to? What have they absorbed, retained, and released upon a return, a farewell?” - Sarah Sarofim, Canadian Art


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