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Take a Walk on the Wild Side | SHORTS!

96 mins

Take a Walk on the Wild Side | SHORTS!

Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
Sunday, September 24 2:30 PM Buy Tickets


From the seemingly mundane to the wondrously wild – this collection of short documentaries highlights the very real lives of queer, trans, intersex, and non-binary folks from around the world and right here at home. Meet a Brazilian cartoonist with an interactive trans-centric website in TAILOR; explore the complicated lives of two friends fighting discrimination and apartheid government in MASQUERADING: TO HELL AND BACK; join trans activists and veterans in our fight for equality in UMBRELLA and TRANSGENDER, AT WAR AND IN LOVE; meet unlikely but adorable friends, Andrew and Harriet, in INCOMPLETE; visit Toronto’s oldest cross-dressing store in TAKE A WALK ON THE WILDSIDE; and uncover long-hidden truths on a journey to self discovery with local intersex artist and activist, Pidgeon Pagonis, in THE SON I NEVER HAD. Unapologetically authentic, these stories will open your eyes and warm your heart.

In This Program

  1. Incomplete

    Hilow / United Kingdom / 2017 / 6 mins
    Trans elder Andrew was living a pretty solitary existence until he met Harriet.

  2. Masquerading: To Hell and Back

    Sofia de Fay / South Africa / 2017 / 13 mins
    Exploring the long, complicated 40-year friendship of two transwomen/drag artists who survived years of brutal discrimination at the hands of the Apartheid government for being Cape Coloured and gender-nonconforming.

  3. The Son I Never Had

    Pidgeon Pagonis / USA / 2017 / 25 mins
    Local intersex artist and activist Pidgeon Pagonis realized why they never quite fit in when they finally got their hands on their medical records freshman year of college. Painful memories laced with family interviews shed light on one of medicine's darkest secrets.

  4. Tailor

    Calí dos Anjos / Brazil / 2017 / 10 mins
    Portraits from a trans cartoonist whose interactive website allows trans people to share their experiences and the challenges they face in life as trans individuals.

  5. Take a Walk on the Wildside

    Lisa Rideout / Canada / 2017 / 15 mins
    Opening the doors to one of Toronto’s oldest cross-dressing stores, get a glimpse of the tender relationships between the eccentric store owner and her customers, revealing that the store remains a beacon of support for many in the community.

  6. Transgender, At War and in Love

    Fiona Dawson / USA / 2015 / 11 mins
    Young, dual military couple, Logan and Laila, just want to serve their country, have a home together, and create a family - but it's all on the line because they are both transgender and navigating the prejudices and polices that dictate their lives in the military and beyond.

  7. Umbrella

    Ryhs Ernst / USA / 2017 / 16 mins
    Against the backdrop of the Trump presidency, Umbrella chronicles the stories of four transgender individuals across America united in their passion to create change.

Dates & Times

Take a Walk on the Wild Side | SHORTS!

Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
Sunday, September 24 2:30 PM Buy Tickets