Sanita Fejzic: “This year’s Inside Out LGBT Film Festival marks the best in terms of attendance, quality of events and featured films in all genres, including long features, foreign films, shorts and documentaries.”
Rafiki, meaning “friend” in Swahili, is a lesbian coming of age narrative by Kenyan director Wanuri Kahiu. In English and Swahili, this film is a must-see at the Inside Out Film Festival. It plays on Saturday, November 10 at 7:15pm at the National Gallery of Canada.
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Canadian film-maker Laura Marie Wayne’s documentary Love, Scott comes to Ottawa on Saturday, November 10 at 4:45pm at the National Gallery of Canada as part of this year’s Inside Out Film Festival.
Playing at 1pm on Sunday, November 11, at the National Gallery of Canada as part of the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival, Caroline Berler’s one hour documentary, Dykes, Camera, Action! is a must-see for anyone interested in 1) lesbians and 2) lesbians on screen.
The Inside Out Festival is at the National Gallery of Canada from November 9-12. International and Canadian short films play November 10 and 11.
Sanita Fejzic: “This year marks the festival’s best year to date… So why keep the important things in the closet? Bring them out into the open next time, please.”
Sanita Fejzic: “All queer cinema is should be celebrated and I hope you’ll check this film out and enjoy it for what it is: a lighthearted coming out story told from an immigrant perspective.”
The Inside Out Film Festival is back in town from November 10–12, 2017 at the National Gallery of Canada.
Two films on queer love in rural settings make up part of Inside Out’s varied programming.
Dutch director Colette Bothof and acclaimed screenwriter Marjolein Bierens have created an incredible coming-of-age story of outgrowing small-town life, awakening to one’s sexuality and finding love. The cinematographer, Goert Giltay, does an incredible job with the images, the colours, and in creating a domineering visual presence of the power plant, which is a central motif […]
This story, told retrospectively as a memory by Oat, a young man who remembers his eleven year old self living in poverty in the outskirts of Bangkok, is the most touching narrative on fraternal love at this year’s Inside Out Festival. Oat’s older brother, Ek, is gay and surprisingly, there doesn’t seem to be any […]
Finnish director Mika Kaurismäki’s The Girl King gives a modern rendering of Queen Kristina’s unorthodox sexual appetites and socio-political vision for Sweden in the middle of the 17th century. The natural body and the body politic collide as the young Queen goes counter-current and attempts to bring educational reforms while trying to end the Thirty […]
Ottawa’s LGBT film festival, Inside Out, runs from October 22 to 25 this year and you’re not going to want to miss the incredible line-up of films by talented writers, directors and actors from all over the world. For titles, check out the festival’s calendar. Apt613 will also be posting reviews of certain films in […]
This light romantic film is also a definite tearjerker if you’re sensitive or oblivious to foreshadowing. It’s the story of three women whose lives intersect serendipitously and intertwine to bring about credible character change. The heart does crack open through heartbreak; if you’ve never experienced this kind of loss, then you may not fully understand […]