2009

Kaden Later

Director: Harriet Storm

For Kaden, a trans guy in his thirties, top surgery have him the body he wanted. As he and his girlfriend Monika plan their wedding, he must figure out how he fits into society, not as female or male, but in a space in between.

USA 2009

9-minutes

Buttery Top

Director: Catherine Crouch

A jug of wine, a loaf of bread – but wait – what kind of bread? A comedy about a first date with extra baggage.

USA 2009

4-minutes

Evelyn Everyone

Director: Kylie Plunkett

On her thirty-third birthday Evelyn makes a final bid for love in the online world of Second Life.

AUSTRALIA 2009

17-minutes

Falling For Caroline

Director: Christine Chew

To win the girl of her dreams, a klutzy young woman must overcome a wardrobe malfunction and the bad lesbian habit of over-processing.

CAN 2009

20-minutes

Hannah Free

Director: Wendy Jo Carlton

Hannah (Sharon Gless) and Rachel grew up as little girls in the same small Midwest town, where traditional gender expectations eventually challenge their deep love for one another.

USA 2009

90-minutes

How The Grinch Stole My Heart

Director: Gabrielle Zilkha

The tale of Dr. Seuss’s infamous villain takes a bittersweet twist in this ode to getting dumped.

CAN 2009

10-minutes

Looking For:

Director: Michelle Pollino

Tracy Lawrence has returned to the dating scene after a long absence, and is getting nowhere fast.

USA 2009

25-minutes

Mr. & Mrs. Singh

Director: Punam S.

An Indian-American couple enters into a marriage of convenience to appease their parents. But both have a secret they’re not telling.

USA 2009

12-minutes
Canadian Premiere

Numerology

Director: Paula Durette

A short, humorous animation that unveils the mysteries of lesbians through the occult arts.

USA 2009

3-minutes
Ontario Premiere

Shafted

Director: Allegra Hirschman & April Hirschman

When femme lesbian Lindsay finds that her ex has taken all of her sex toys after their break-up, she is outraged.

USA 2009

10-minutes

The Sheep And The Ranch Hand

Director: Loretta Hintz

A story of love, a story of erotic imagination, and a story of the power of dreams to change our life. Best of all, it has a happy ending… in more ways than one.

USA 2009

12-minutes

Straightlaced

Director: Debra Chasnoff

This film unearths the manner in which popular pressures around gender and sexuality are confining American teens.

USA 2009

66-minutes

Taking The Plunge

Director: Chantal Langley

A lesbian who is about to get married has second thoughts about the marriage. Her two sides come out to talk about it.

CAN 2009

2-minutes
World Premiere

Tools 4 Fools

Directors: Kate Brandt & Leslie Lange

Who can afford dildos in today’s economy?

USA 2009

8-minutes

What If?

Director:B.K. Williams

Abbey, a take charge woman, chooses to stage a dinner party to introduce a perfect stranger to her unsuspecting circle of friends rather than confront her hear that her partner might be losing interest in their relationship.

USA 2009

24-minutes

Door Prize

Director: Zsa Zsa Gershick

The story of a trans, two-spirit, butch-boi lesbian for whom public restrooms are an adventure. A restaurant. A necktie. A line at the Ladies Room. Peeing should never be so problematic.

USA 2009

7-minutes
Ontario Premiere

Edie & Thea – A Very Long Engagement

Director: Greta Olafsdottir & Susan Muska

Edie & Thea reminisce, painting a kaleidoscopic picture of pre-Stonewall gay life: the bars and the parties, as well as estranged families and the constant fear of exposure.

USA 2009

67-minutes

From Russia In Love

Director: Nancy Nicol

When a Russian court threw out their request to marry in Russia, Irina Shipitko and Irina Fedotova-Fet traveled to Toronto, Canada.

CAN 2009

10-minutes
Canadian Premiere

The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister

Director: James Kent

Anne Lister recognizes that her sexual exploits are the subject of gossip. The true life and loves of an incredible 19th century woman, as recorded in her coded diaries.

UK 2009

90-minutes

Traditional Indigenous Values

Director: Ruth Villasenor

This short documentary exposes the contemporary outcomes of homophobia imposed on native communities through colonization.

USA 2009

8-minutes
Canadian Premiere

The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls

Director: Leanne Pooley

The film offers a look into the lives of the world’s only comedic, country singing, dancing, and yodeling, lesbian twin sisters – Jools and Lynda Topp.

NZ 2009

84-minutes