INDIGIQUEER / VOIX AUTOCHTONES
2Spirit and Indigiqueer perspectives and experiences. These proud and loud voices use both narrative and documentary strategies to share their stories, their spaces and their realities.
JEAN-MICHEL BEAULIEU | CANADA | 2022 | 22 MIN | ENGLISH
Standsinwater Sutherland is Two Spirit Cree living in Northern Ontario. Holding her eagle feather, she sits and tells her story: her quest to identity, how teachings learned along the way took her from the concrete jungle of Toronto back to her reservation and her commitment to help her community regain their culture and traditional ways.
IRÈNE-KIMBERLEY VALIN-AWASHISH | CANADA | 2021 | 4 MIN | FRENCH + ENGLISH
Lullaby is a documentary essay about coming of age and the power of the unconscious. In the continuity of “Sweat Lodge song”, this short film is a message of courage and hope.
CHAAC AND YUM
ROBERTO FATAL + XAV S-F | USA | 2021 | 10 MIN | NO DIALOGUE
Inspired by the sacred and ancient relationship between Chaac, the Mayan deity of Rain, and Yum, the Mayan deity of corn, this erotic drama tells a story about two queer, Mayan-descended Two Spirits who meet at a queer San Francisco bar that, upon touching and dancing with one another, realize their connection is ancient.
WHEREVER YOU ARE, WHEREVER I AM
KAY CHAN | CANADA | 2021 | 3 MIN | ENGLISH
Two Metis-Chinese people ceremoniously work together on hide-tanning while their surroundings change between industrial and natural landscapes
SEXY HIGHLAND STREAM
NATHAN ADLER | CANADA | 2021 | 4 MIN | ANISHINAABEMOWIN + ENGLISH S.-T.EN.
Written in both English and Anishinaabemowin, Sexy Highland Stream is a spoken word poem and a love letter to the beauty found in nature.
SINLESS LAND (TERRA SEM PICADO)
LINO RIBEIRO | BRAZIL | 2020 | 20 MIN | PORTUGUESE
Sinless Land is a shortdocumentary based on the research “Indigenous homosexuality and LGBTQphobia in Brazil: two sides of the same coin.”