Parade

Parade, 2001

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2001, 6:30mins, 16mm

A hand-made film that explores a 21st-century ritual celebration – Toronto’s Gay Pride Parade (2000). The contrast between the images’ archival quality with the 90’s dance music makes us wonder whether we are watching an event of some forgotten culture, or something urban and modern.

Screenings:
Inside Out Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (Toronto) May 2003
Calgary Society of Ind. Filmmakers $100 Film Festival (Calgary, AB) Nov. 2001
National Salon Des Refuses (Toronto) Sept. 2001
Sabina International Short Film Festival (Mompeo, Italy) May 2001

Collections:
“Super Super 8 Compilation” (CFMDC) – University Libraries of Ryerson, San Francisco State, Concordia, UBC Okanagan, U. of Regina, OCAD

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