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OPENING NIGHT - Tuesday, March 20 - 7:00pm

OPENING NIGHT

BECOMING BURLESQUE


TORONTO PREMIERE
Running Time: 96mins
Genre: Drama
Director: Jackie English
Writer: Jackie English
Producers: Ryan Goldhar, Jackie English
Executive Producers: David Miller, Mitch Wolfe, Alan & Rosario Eisen, John McBride, Danny McCarthy, Marina Cordoni
DOP: Clement Lush
Editor: Paul Whitehead
Music: Bryce Mitchell & Keegan Jessamy, Bruce Fowler, Amélie & Les Singes Bleus, Dehli 2 Dublin, Saidah Baba Talibah, Freeman Dre and the Kitchen Party, Sean Pinchin, Tia Brazda, Jason Chesworth and The Pocket Co., Talwst Santiago, Trish (Luther Brown and Product)

Cast: Shiva Negar, Khalid Klein, Severn Thompson, Hrant Alianak, Sam Kalilieh, Courtney Deelen, Pastel Supernova, Katelyn McCullugh

Synopsis: Fatima is a Toronto-born modern muslim girl raised in a family of mixed-cultures and mixed messages about what her role in the world is.  She gets sucked into the empowering world of a sexy Burlesque cabaret, and unleashes her brave and confident Burlesque identity, “Babylon”.  Then she must reconcile her old self with her new.

BECOMING BURLESQUE will be preceded by the short film, PROM NIGHT

 

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PROM NIGHT

TORONTO PREMIERE
Running Time: 14mins
Genre: Comedy
Director: Samantha Mac Adam
Writer: Samantha Mac Adam
Producers: Aaron Yeger, Moe Abbas
DOP: Stephen Whitehead
Editor: Samantha Mac Adam
Music: Skinny Bitches, Brutus Begins and Ava Kay

Cast: Gerry Dee, Marty Adams, Frank Spadone, Chandra Michaels, Carol Huska, Eliana Jones, Jaclyn Forbes and Trevor Flanagan-Tordjman

Synopsis: On the night of their teenagers' prom, three overprotective fathers find a positive pregnancy test and go on a mission to find out which one of their teens is pregnant before the end of the night.

Later Event: March 21
Wednesday, March 21 - 7:00pm