Trans film screening series: 'Glitter Skirts and Shorts' (short films)

Monday, June 20, 2011 - 22:30 to Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 00:30

The Trans Film Screening Series presents a FREE event

co-presented with the Trans Pride Committee

Everyone welcome. Allies welcome.

► Glitter skirts and Shorts offers an evening of short films celebrating works created by trans-identified or gender queer artists, showcasing trans representation or speaking to trans issues and politics. From documentary to performance art - come enjoy an evening of art, creativity, inspiration and voice. Featuring works by Alec Butler, Ivan E. Coyote, James Diamond, Kenji Tokawa, Theodore Boutet, Viva Delorme, Rébecca Lavoie & Kim Maurice, Vjosana Shkurti, Asian Community AIDS Services and more . . .

Wheelchair accessible

Regretfully: films are not closed-captioned and ASL is not confirmed.
If you need specifics about possible triggers please contact us. You can expect scenes of nudity and sexuality.

Vegan & nut-free food provided

Thank you to the Equity Studies Student Union for their support.



William Doo Auditorium
45 Willcocks
M5S 1C7 Toronto , ON
43° 39' 40.608" N, 79° 24' 2.5668" W
Ontario CA
Trans Film Screening Series

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