Only two days away from the 23rd annual Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival and we’re super excited about the festival’s offerings this year! Inside Out will run from Thursday May 23 – Sunday June 2. All film screenings will be at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Buy tickets here. Check out our Asian highlight film picks below!
SATURDAY MAY 25
Before You Know It DIR: PJ Raval. Reel Asian screened PJ’s film, “Lead Role-Father”, back in 2006.
SUNDAY MAY 26
Schoolgirl Complex DIR: Yuichi Onuma. World premiere
MONDAY MAY 27
The Last Time I Saw Macao DIR: João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra de Mata
…and the unclaimed (…ebong bewarish) DIR: Debalina Majumder
Preceded by short film “Two Girls Against the Rain” DIR: Sopheak Sao
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? DIR: Arvin Chen. REEL ASIAN CO-PRES. Reel Asian showed Arvin’s film, “Au Revoir Taipei”, for their Closing Gala film in 2010.
TUESDAY MAY 28
FRIDAY MAY 31
SATURDAY JUNE 1
Banana Boy DIR: Samuel Chow. Part of QVMP Retrospective. “Banana Boy” screened at Reel Asian festival in 2003
SUNDAY JUNE 2
Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth DIR: Pratibha Parmar. South Asian Filmmaker born in Kenya raised in UK. Closing Gala
Also to note, CANADIAN AWARDS JURY Christine Chew. Toronto-based filmmaker and photographer. Her strong visual background has landed her credits in magazines worldwide, including TIME and PEOPLE MAGAZINE. Christine’s first film, Falling For Caroline, has played in over 50 film festivals around the world. Her most recent short, Slow Burn, was part of Inside Out’s World’s Best Shorts program in 2011