In The Turn
US/Canada, 2015, documentary, 93 min, dir: Erica Tremblay
Sunday, May 22, 2016 | 5:00PM | TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX
Crystal, a 10-year-old transgender girl growing up in northern Ontario, discovers acceptance and confidence in the world of roller derby. Her story reflects the influence of the Vagine Regime in providing a space of acceptance and empowerment for other transgender, lesbian, and queer roller derby skaters from LA and San Francisco to Austin, Brooklyn and Minneapolis.
Germany, 2015, fiction, 15 min, dir: Simon Ostermann
North American Premiere
On a playing field in the middle of nowhere, Benjamin has been forgotten by his father. Again. At soccer training of all places. All he has left are a few rice cakes and the company of a misanthropic groundskeeper.