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Skies are not just blue

Lysandre Cosse-Tremblay / 2018 / 25 min. / 23 min. / Canada / ENGLISH, Arabic & Farsi / SUBS FRENCH, ENGLISH

Synopsis

Yara, A. and brothers Monib & Tariq claim their identities as Muslims from diverse backgrounds by negotiating a space in the LGBTQ+ community and reflecting on their personal beliefs and experiences.

Cast & Crew

  • Director : Lysandre Cosse-Tremblay
  • Screenplay : Lysandre Cosse-Tremblay
  • Cinematographer : Laurence Blais
  • Editor : Mélina Lemaire
  • Sound : Jacob Marcoux et Marie-Kathryne Viens
  • Sound mix : Mélina Lemaire et Vincent Plourde-Lavoie
  • Sound editor : Mélina Lemaire
  • Music : Émile Poulin
  • Cast : Yara El Safi, Mobib Abdul et Tariq Abdul

Genre

Documentaire

Topics

Cultural diversity, LGBTQIA+

Trailer

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Biography

Lysandre Cosse-Tremblay graduated in 2018 from UQAM (University of Quebec in Montreal) with a Bachelor's degree in Film Production. His recent work focuses on topics reflecting the realities of the LGBTQ+ community and illustrates social taboos. SKIES ARE NOT JUST BLUE is his second short documentary.

Festivals

- 2018 -
Special Mention | Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Canada
In Competition | Iris Prize Film Festival, UK

- 2019 -
In Competition | Rendez-Vous Quebec Cinema, Canada
In Competition | Copenhagen Short Film Festival, Denmark
In Competition | QUEER-STREIFEN, Germany
In Competition | Kyiv International Short Film Festival, Ukraine
Emerging Canadian Artist | Inside Out LGBT Film Festival, Canada
In Competition | Festival de Cinéma de la Ville de Québec, Canada
In Competition | Festival de Films Féministes, Canada
In Competition | Inside-Out Ottawa, Canada
In Competition | Equality Festival, Ukraine

- 2020 -
In Competition | Montréal's LGBT Afro Film Festival, Canada
In Competition | Wicked Queer Film Festival, USA
In Competition | Serile Filmului Gay, Romania
In Competition | Queerfilm Festival Bremen, Germany
In Competition | Dawson City International Short Film Festival, Canada

- 2021 -
In Competition | Xposed Queer Film Festival, Germany

- 2022 -
In Competition | Panorama des Cinémas du Maghreb et du Moyen-Orient, France
In Competition | Shortfilm Festival Visibilities, Austria

Awards

- 2018 -
Special Mention | Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Canada

- 2019 -
Emerging Canadian Artist | Inside Out LGBT Film Festival, Canada

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