"What you risk reveals what you value." Jeanette Winterson

This stop-motion animation (2004) asks the question, “How do you be queer on the prairies when your dad is John Wayne?”

It has screened nationally and internationally at: reelout 9 queer film + video festival, Kingston, ON, 2008; STEM Cell Film Festival: Subterranian Media Arts Festival, Edmonton, 2007; The Fairy Tales International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Calgary, 2007; Reel Affirmations 16, Washington, D.C., 2006; ‘In the Peg’ at the Harbourfront Festival, Toronto, 2006; Herland, Calgary, 2006; Reel Pride, Winnipeg, 2005; Three Dollar Bill Cinema, Seattle, 2005; Outfest, Los Angeles, 2005; Inside Out, Toronto, 2005; Pink Screens: Alternative Gender Film Festival, Brussels, 2005; New York Independent Film Festival, New York, 2005.


Most recently, Queer Grit screened at Moving Images, for the program, “To Make A Prairie.”

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