enewsletter - 2008_06
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Meow Films Presents
~ Night At The Indies ~
Friday July 11
Doors open at 7pm
Show starts at 7:30
Buddies at Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street (North of College, just East of Yonge)
$8 Advance $10 Door
Advance Tickets @ meowfilms.com
Jody James is a local two-spirited artist, who uses storytelling and music as a way of healing, empowering and building community. Join her as she tells a traditional Inuit tale of transformation and sacred union.
Jamieson Eakin hail's from Alberta and works up a sweat at the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Most recently appeared in Happy (Sky Gilbert) as a big time trouble maker. Sings songs about stuff he likes and dislikes, gets cast in fringe show's from time to time, Death to Dating (Factory main space 08' ohh yah!). Just bought a bike! Zoom Zoom Zoom!
Rico Rodriguez is a storyteller, drag performer and a percussionist. He is also a teacher, a Guidance Counsellor and a workshop designer and facilitator, a cultural activist and a consummate master of ceremonies. He tells folktales, fairytales, fables and legends from the rich and diverse Latino and Hispanic cultures and stories with LGBT content.
This poignant and humorous film describes the relationship between a 91 year old Jewish man, his lesbian granddaughter and her girlfriend. This ten minute documentary explores intergenerational and interracial relationships, coming out, aging, and the process of accepting difference and love. Directed/written by Karine Silverwoman.
When we see an abandoned mother spending time all day in the park by herself, we feel sorry for her, that is, until we hear from her daughter who has been watching her closely. If only the mother could hear her daughter's words of if only they could talk to one another, perhaps things would have turned out differently. Produced/written/directed by Ada Vaughn.
Meet Tyler: A boy with unparalleled passion for sports, art, and academics. His magnetic personality inspired and enriched the lives of those around him. Viewers are taken on a journey through his lifetime of struggles and triumph. We learn that it is those moments in life that truly matter, and could slip away at any moment. Produced by Leonardo Dell'Anno, Directed by Kimberly Dean.
Jake and Jane, a middle-aged professional couple struggle one frightful night to calm the cries of Toddy, a fitful 8 month old. From prat falls to car rides this baby will not surrender until a veterinarian divulges to them a secret remedy. The crying stops but the comedy continues when DING DONG... the doorbell rings. Directed/written by Lisa Robertson.
Chris Veldhoven is the son of a gay father and has been an LGBTTQ community educator and developer since 1989. His community support projects and collaborations include: Family Pride Weekend with Pride Toronto; The Gay Fathers Research Cluster - FIRA; The Positively Parenting Working Group (arising from the XVI International AIDS Conference), The TransParentcies Working Group, and Families Like Ours.