Aurora Brachman’s short film Joychild focuses on an 8 year old who comes out as transgender to their mother

Aurora Brachman’s documentary short Joychild shares a story of an 8 year old who comes out as transgender. In this honest portrait of growing up gender expansive, filmmaker Aurora Brachman beautifully captures the hesitancy, fear and relief at revealing one’s innermost thoughts, as well as the unconditional love of a mother. This LGBTQI+ film has screened at a variety…

Moloka’i Bound: Don’t judge a book by its cover

We all carry personal baggage with us. Baggage that consists of decision which we didn’t make, which we would love to re-do and which we would make again next time we face the same problem. No matter how much we want to change our history, it’s just not possible. However, sadly, our history and our…

The Present: The powerful truth told by a splendid short movie

Whether it’s buying a Christmas gift, a birthday present or a wedding anniversary gift, you always want to treat that special someone with the perfect present. Whatever that will be, you will probably find it. Not only because you can order almost everything online, but also because there’s probably a shop nearby you can buy…

Interview with Pier-Philippe Chevigny, Director of Rebel

In his film Rebel, Pier-Philippe Chevigny takes a lucid and poignant look at the extreme right-wing groups that emerged in Quebec in response to the migration crisis of 2017. We spoke to the director Pier-Philippe Chevigny about the film, it’s politics and his future projects. What inspired you to become so interested in political issues?…