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SQIFF
Shorts: Sketches

Thu 28 September 2017

A young man gets a job in Canada’s busiest gay bathhouse, a cartoonist from Rio de Janeiro draws members of the trans community to help deal with his own issues, the gender and disability politics of toilets are explored, a purifying ritual bath performed by Jewish brides is reinterpreted by two men, a gay guy dissects his family members over an awkward Sunday lunch, and a queer oddball seeks approval from their black peers despite a serious lack of hip-hop credentials. Presenting a spectrum of cute, inventive animated queer shorts from around the world.

Content note: animated depiction of self- harming, mention of suicide, brief, covert reference to bloodplay.

Films screened with English language subtitles. SQIFF 2017 tickets are priced on a sliding scale; please choose what to pay based on your circumstances. We ask that you be honest with yourself and your financial situation; we will not ask for any proof of your income. For more info on SQIFF's sliding ticket scale click here.

This film is F-rated. Films are given an F-rating if directed by women, written by women and/or present significant female characters on screen, in their own right. f-rated.org.