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Toronto's 2SLGBTQ+ film festival took place online this year due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Still aiming to be an international home and incubator for 2SLGBTQ+ emerging and established filmmakers, the festival included themed programming spotlights alongside its film line-up. It opened with Natalie Morales’ Language Lessons and closed with Bradley Bell's Alone Together.

The festival ran from 27 May to 6 June.

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A a two-spirit genderqueer teenager from the Narragansett tribe in Rhode Island, explores what it means to be a queer Indigenous person in a world bound by binary gender roles.
Leading Ladies
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A reflection on how different perspectives and memories affect one group of queer women.
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A Distant Place
A man who has retreated to the countryside find his delicate balance upset by the visit of an old friend.
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Alexander's transgender identity means he is obliged to lead a life of secrecy in his home country.
Ma Belle, My Beauty
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A surprise reunion in southern France reignites passions and jealousies between two women who were formerly polyamorous lovers.
Kapana
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In Namibia, a country where sodomy is still a crime and gay relationships are stigmatized against, two lives intersect: George and Simeon. Two secrets. One unlikely meeting in a bar.
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When a narrow-minded teenager in a rural Ontario community starts a new job, he meets somebody who changes his outlook on life.
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