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Films for the 2023 program will be announced in December 2022.Identity is at the heart of the Intersection program, with films that consider who we are and how we interact with the world. Examining the struggles and triumphs within various communities helps us to better understand ourselves and others.

Each of these docs looks at the overlap of identities, specifically within the Canadian context. An intersectional perspective does not reduce someone to a single label. Instead, it looks at the identity of an individual or a community as nuanced and complex creating a more fulsome picture of who they really are.

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2022 Films

Lessons Injustice

  • D: Karen Chapman
  • Canada
  • 2017
  • 9 min

Life Without Basketball

  • D: Tim O'Donnell
  • USA
  • 2018
  • 89 min

Subjects of Desire

*IMPORTANT: Only available February 7–18
  • ​D: Jennifer Holness
  • Canada
  • 2021
  • 89 min


  • D: Laurence Mathieu-Leger
  • Canada, USA
  • 2018
  • 72 min

Online Cinema

  • Online Cinema offerings are often newer films and have different restrictions.
  • Note the dates for these two films. You may show to multiple classes during the two days, but, no extension.
  • Once booked, you will receive your link and access code to view the school day before viewing can begin.
  • Films are recommended for high school grades.

MARCH 2-3 // Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance

  • D: Khadifa Wong
  • USA
  • 2020
  • 94 min

MARCH 7-8 // LFG

Special screening for INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
  • D: Andrea Nix Fine, Sean Fine
  • USA
  • 2021
  • 105 min


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