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Queer Family Shorts

  • The Plaza Theatre 1133 Kensington Road Northwest Calgary, AB, T2N 3P3 Canada (map)

The entire family will love these queer shorts! 


4 mins

Stricken by grief and crippling dementia, an aging World War II veteran, dishonorably discharged for loving a woman, seeks out her beloved for one last dance.


Handsome and Majestic

12 mins | Directed by Jeff Lee Petry  

Meet Milan, a superstar teen who’s taking on the anti-trans* bullies in Prince George.


Picture This

34 mins | Directed by Jari Osborne

Picture This is a brand new documentary short produced by The National Film Board of Canada and directed by award winning director, Jari Osborne.  The piece features Andrew Gurza discussing the realities of sex, disability and queerness. 


The March Sweater

32 mins | Directed by Joseph Schweers, Amanda Schweers, Joshua and Andrew Huculiak

A documentary film, funded by TELUS Optik Local, focused on LGBTQ storytellers sharing their wisdom on life love and growing older. Cues from their stories create visual elements for the film.

Amazing Factory Productions,  is a Vancouver based production company comprised of four family members: Joseph and Amanda Schweers, as well as their cousins, Joshua and his brother Andrew Huculiak.


Mrs. McCutcheon

17 mins | Directed by Ben Young

Having always felt he was born in the wrong body, 10-year-old Tom chooses the name Mrs McCutcheon rather than the name he was given at birth; he also prefers the flow of a dress rather than the cut of a pant. Now at his third school Tom is having trouble settling in and finding acceptance from his newfound peers – except for Trevor, a tough little charmer who also suffers prejudice due to his Aboriginal heritage. With the school dance only days away Tom is thrust on a journey of self-discovery and sacrifices to find his own place in the world. Be prepared for a courageous ending that might just revolutionize the school dances forever!


Be a part of the conversation as our program committee discusses and provides insight into their programming decisions.

Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 6:00 PM

The Naked Leaf
#4 - 1126 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, AB


This event has been sponsored by Telus.

Earlier Event: June 2
I Dream in Another Language
Later Event: June 2
Naked Guys Reading