Toronto's internationally celebrated LGBTQIA2S film festival is back this year with a great line-up. it opens with the Canadian première of acclaimed filmmaker Ira Sachs’ French romantic drama Passages, and closes with the world première of Tom Gustafson's Glitter & Doom, a musical summer romance.

The festival runs from 25 May to 4 June.

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Passages
Passages
A married man cheats on his husband with a woman... then tells him about it.
Is There Anybody Out There?
Is There Anybody Out There?
While navigating daily discrimination, a filmmaker who inhabits and loves her unusual body searches the world for another person like her, and explores what it takes to love oneself fiercely despite the pervasiveness of ableism.
Kokomo City
Kokomo City
Four Black transgender sex workers explore the dichotomy between the Black community and themselves, while confronting issues long avoided.
Before I Change My Mind
Before I Change My Mind
1987: While the other students wonder if new kid Robin is a boy or a girl, Robin forges a complicated bond with the school bully, making increasingly dangerous choices to fit in.
20,000 Species Of Bees
20,000 Species Of Bees
An eight-year-old explores her identity over a summer in the Basque country.
Almamula
Almamula
12-year-old Nino is assaulted for being homosexual. In an effort to protect the boy, his parents move the family to a small rural village.
Wolf And Dog
Wolf And Dog
A girl begins to question the world around her through her friendship with her gay best friend.
Golden Delicious
Golden Delicious
An Asian Canadian teenager grapples with his identity when he falls for the boy next door. What will his family think? And how will he tell his girlfriend?
Mutt
Mutt
Over the course of a single hectic day in New York City, three people from Feña's past are thrust back into his life. Having lost touch since transitioning from female to male, he navigates the new dynamics of old relationships while tackling the day-to-day challenges of living life in between.
Commitment To Life
Commitment To Life
Against a rich Hollywood backdrop, this film documents the true story of the fight against HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles - and how an intrepid group of people living with HIV/AIDS, doctors, movie stars, studio moguls and activists changed the course of the epidemic.
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