CROSSROADS: INTERSECTIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SHORTS PROGRAM

The Screening Room
120 Princess Street • Kingston, ON

Doors: 2:30PM | Show Starts: 3:00PM
All Ages / Licensed

Featuring: Various Artists

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Event type: All Ages / Licensed

CROSSROADS: INTERSECTIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SHORTS PROGRAM

This collection of narrative and documentary shorts invites you to traverse an emotional landscape to the U.S, Pakistan, Spain, Germany and Mexico. This program is both heart-warming and heart-breaking as we explore queer identities that intersect with age, ability, race, and class.

The Streets Are Ours: Two Lives Cross in Karachi d. Michelle Fiordaliso /16:44/USA/Pakistan/2017

When Fawzia Mirza, an American actress meets Sabeen Mahmud, a world-renowned Pakistani activist and founder of a progressive cafe (T2F) in Karachi, Mirza’s life purpose gets clarified.

Intersection d. Angela Tucker/9:32/USA/2017

A road trip forces a young woman and her two besties to examine their identities and place in the American South.

BobyAnna d. Jackson Kroopf/19:33/USA/2017

A contemporary interracial love story between two young women gets interrupted when street singer Bobby loses her home. BobbyAnna contrasts the thrill of falling in love with the pitfalls of unexpected homelessness. Combining narrative and documentary techniques, the film is a lyrical exploration of race, privilege, and music.

The Other Side d. R.A. Flores/14:51/Mexico/2017

Felipe and Claudio form a very particular relationship, somehow destiny pulls them apart taking Claudio to the United Sates, now Felipe must embark on a journey where he will risk everything in his pursuit of happiness, so he can finally meet Claudio at the other side of the border.

Mai d. Marta Gonzalez/7:16/Spain/2017

The mysterious arrival of a pair of girls turns into the main topic for three old ladies who spend every afternoon sitting on a bench in their village.

 Y d. Gina Wenzel/23:00/Germany/2017

Laura is a self-confident young woman who one night meets Safi, who has fled her homeland. Their encounter gives Laura a possible new outlook on life.

Sign d. Andrew Keenan-Bolger & Adam Wachter /14:56/USA/2016

Sign is a short film that, through vignettes, music, and sign language, uniquely tells the story of a relationship between Ben, a hearing man, and Aaron, who is deaf.

113 minutes approximate

Community Sponsor: Queen’s University Department of Gender Studies

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The Screening Room
120 Princess Street, Kingston, ON

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Part of: The 19th annual Reelout Queer Film Festival

February 1, 2018 - February 10, 2018

CROSSROADS: INTERSECTIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SHORTS PROGRAM

CROSSROADS: INTERSECTIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SHORTS PROGRAM will be at The Screening Room in Kingston, ON on Sunday, February 4, 2018. The doors open at 2:30PM, and the event will get underway around 3:00PM. CROSSROADS: INTERSECTIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SHORTS PROGRAM line-up includes Various Artists. The Screening Room is located at 120 Princess Street, Kingston, ON.

Cutoff for Advance Online Ticket Sales is Sunday, February 4, 2018 12:29 pm EST unless the event sells out earlier.

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