How to Make a Rainbow

Ryan Maxey

Ryan Maxey’s film, which took home the Outfest Los Angeles Audience Award for Best Short Documentary, followed Jade Phoenix Martinez and her daughter Alaizah over the course of two formative years, as they journeyed through the joy and struggle of a parent in transition.

Take Me to Prom

Andrew Moir

LGBTQIA+ Canadians ranging in age from 17 to 88 reflect on their experience with the adolescent ritual of prom, and how they managed to put their own queer spin on it. Andrew Moir’s inspiring short doc played in over 20 film festivals, capturing hearts and awards along the way.

The Orphan

Carolina Markowicz

Winner of the Queer Palm at the Cannes Film Festival, Carolina Markowicz’s film follows a young boy in São Paulo who finds his flamboyance may drive a wedge between him ad his adoptive parents.