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Queer West Centre for the Arts

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"We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches,
alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders" - Maya Angelou

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Welcome to Queer West Founded in 2001, incorporated non profit in 2008, as Gay West Community Network Inc. Queer West on Facebook and Queer West on Twitter

2016 Board of Directors: Kim Selke (President & Media Spokesperson), Alexis Bouton (Vice President & Program Director) Michel F. Paré (Secretary & Artistic Director), Melanie Santos (Volunteer Coordinator) Richa Shrotriya (Treasurer) and Ethan Yi-Hsiang Cheng. Festival Advisory Consultants: Donna Elliott (Toronto) and Lauren Tenn (Plymouth England) Biographies - http://bit.ly/1t0AlHa

We produce the Annual Toronto Queer West Film Festival Now in it's 8th year. Running August 12-14, 2016 @ Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue Toronto Ontario. Doors 6:30 pm Show 7 pm to 10 pm. Tickets $10 per evening and $25 for three day pass. Special rate for Students.

Get Involved with Queer West: We are an illustrious group of Queer West Village activists; Volunteers managing everything from advertising, to program guides, to posters, to public ambassadors on film nights as an arts collective. Other volunteers are welcome to join the Board of Directors. We are also looking for a Summer Intern to help design the 2016 film festival program guide. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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Spotlight on films in queer Toronto

April 15, 2016 - Queer West Centre For the Arts (queerwest.org) is promoting, some of the many filmmakers submissions for 2016, that we are considering screening at the 8th annual Queer West Film Festival August 12-14, 2016 @ Innis Town Hall. We received 845 film submissions over the past 3 months, from over 80 countries We hope to screen up to 35 or more films. SEE WHAT WE ARE CONSIDERING

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Community Partnering 2016

Currently, we are working towards partnering with other film festivals and cultural organizations, to be able to more widely promote our unique offering to the local and international community. Queer West Film Festival will be co-presenting with FrancoQueer, seul organisme LGBTQIA francophone en Ontario screening the film "Homogène" for two days in June at the Carlton Cinema, during Franco Fierté 2016 which runs during the Pride in Toronto. We are still planning to show "Homogène" in August at our film festival. Homogène delivers an intimate portrait of the Province Quebec's LGBT community . Run Time 94 minutes.

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Queer West Film Festival will be co-presenting a few film shorts during tri-Pride 2016, in conjunction with a request made by Grace Carr Director of the tri-Pride Community Association. tri-Pride is an annual pride festival for the LGBT community in Cambridge, Kitchener & Waterloo Ontario, running this year from May 24 to June 5th., 2016. We're happy to support tri-Pride in Kitchener Ontario...If interested in Co-presenting a film with us during your Pride or film festival write: queerwestinfo@gmail.com

Thank you for your interest in QueerWest.org queerwestinfo@gmail.com 416-879-7954 - Office: 562 Dufferin St. 2nd Floor B1 Toronto ON M6K 2A9 Board of Directors

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