Runtime: 01:21:07
Available: May 20, 2022 19:00
Until: May 23, 2022 06:59

Beyond the Familiall highlights films that challenge a singular unit of family, the nuclear stable family, while also thinking about chosen families, unconventional families.

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Aprilยดs Last Memories

Aprilยดs Last Memories

00:20:46

Camila and Abril grew up together in a small town on the coast and are best friends. Thereยดs an obvious and uncomfortable attraction between them. April's family will move to the city, their paths will have to separate forever. No one understands how to say goodbye to the person they love.

ENCOUNTER

ENCOUNTER

00:17:49

Araceli and Lulu have been together and away from their families for many decades. Now that they are old, they only depend on each other and no one else. In another part of the city, Julian struggles to explore his identity while living under the umbrella of his conservative mother and macho minded grandfather. A sudden event will draw an unexpected path between Arcelia and the young Julian

In the Dusk

In the Dusk

00:18:08

In The Dusk follows the journey of an elder Shaman (Tangad Borkhuu), who loses her only grandson after curing a dying boy. She is searching for a foal that the Gods tell her is the rebirth of her grandson. No one, including her son, believes in her, but she insists the Gods will reply to her call.

lonesome - a Malaysian LGBTQ+ voicemail documentary

lonesome - a Malaysian LGBTQ+ voicemail documentary

00:16:47

[๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ COVID-19 ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—–๐—ž๐——๐—ข๐—ช๐—ก ๐—”๐—ฆ ๐—” ๐— ๐—˜๐—ง๐—”๐—ฃ๐—›๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†] LGBTIQ people are no strangers to isolation. The film 'Lonesome' by Justice Khor is a documentary that explores the intersection of queerness and isolation. The film weaves together stories left as voice mails that talk about loneliness, seeking love and connection, and ultimately, self-acceptance.

Militant Mother

Militant Mother

00:07:37

To get to class on time, children from Vancouver's largest
social housing project were forced to jump shunting train cars that stood in their path. After months of advocating for a safe crossing, twenty-five mothers made their voices heard by blockading CN rail.

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