UPCOMING EVENTS

THE GLITCH

directed by Muniyra Douglas

A young woman grieves from a traumatic loss, while her mental and emotional afflictions manifest as a physical glitch

Colouring Identity (October 24th, 7pm)

A LOVE LETTER TO MY UNBORN CHILD

directed by Suitaakii Black

A woman talks to her unborn child about their furture and their heritage.

Colouring Identity (October 24th, 7pm)

ON THE FENCE

directed by Paula Ner Dormiendo

“On The Fence” follows several intertwined conversations with a group of multicultural individuals and their struggle with identity.

Colouring Identity (October 24th, 7pm)

THE ONYX BUTTERFLY

directed by Yasmin EveringKerr

The Onyx Butterfly is a Poetic and Expository Documentary which seamlessly incorporates actuality with poetic elements of dance performance.The film is an exploration of the life of a black male ballet dancer.

Colouring Identity (October 24th, 7pm)

JOSEPH, MARGARET & I

directed by Valerie Amponsah

Originally a film about the filmmaker’s parents immigration journey from Ghana to Canada and how that impacted their life, the film takes a life of it’s own and becomes a story of forgiveness and healing of Joseph’s substance abuse with his wife Margaret and daughter, Valerie.

Colouring Identity (October 24th, 7pm)

YYZ

directed by Omolola Ajao

The film YYZ focuses on the feelings of rootlessness and loss of identity that often accompany immigration. For Omolola and her family, their first night in Toronto was spent in Pearson airport that night full of anticipation, expectation, and fear.

Colouring Identity (October 24th, 7pm)

TALLAWAH ABROAD: REMEMBERING LITTLE JAMAICA

directed by Sharine Taylor

Little Jamaica, a neighbourhood in Toronto’s west end, was a once thriving hub for Black and Caribbean business owners until the ills of gentrification reared its ugly head. The construction of the incoming Eglinton Crosstown LRT is shifting the dynamic of their community, changing their future and slowly erasing their presence in the process.

Colouring Identity (October 24th, 7pm)

MEASURE

directed by Karen Chapman

Nine year old Shane seems to be wandering the streets of Toronto alone, but he is on an secret mission that is too important to fail. He has one last thing to do before his mother finds out he has been suspended from school.

See Me For Me (October 25th, 7PM)

QUEEN OF THE MORNING CALM

directed by Gloria Kim

Following 29 year old immigrant sex worker Debra, and her selfaware 10yearold daughter Mona, as they embark on a journey of emancipation. Debra attempts to escape cycles of abuse and poverty while learning to become a more nurturing mother and discovering her own selfworth.

See Me For Me (October 25th, 7PM)

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