Discover what’s new at Vtape! These works have been acquired for distribution by Vtape within the past six months. New acquisitions can include older works that have just recently been brought into distribution. (Image credit: Concrete Shape, by Jesi Jordan, 2023)
2022, 03:48 minutes, Colour
Balustrade (2022) is a myth-creation investigation of the fracturing of a friendship.
2021, 05:21 minutes, Colour
HOMILY, CUR-SED I-IV (2021) investigates egregious political and communitarian wrongdoings through allegory and the imagery of fire.
2022, 12:21 minutes, colour
A tribute to the late beloved friend, peer, activist and mentor Derek Yee in Toronto, Ontario who died alone at home waiting for a bed at Casey House, the HIV specialty Hospital of Canada. It is also a call to action to the world's only HIV specialty hospital to provide BIPOCs coordinated care 365/24/7
Jhonny Vaya Con Dios narrates Marvin “Jhonny” Girón’s experience with the health care system and institutionalized homophobia in El Salvador when he tests positive for HIV. Johnny faces living with a potentially fatal disease in a small, impoverished country with a less than stellar health system.
Kaali (9 minutes; 2022) is a short documentary film in which the indigenous spirit of Kali descends upon the film maker Leena Manimekalai and walks the streets of downtown Toronto on a summer night, on a quintessential trip of being, becoming and belonging The performance depicts Kali’s loitering, sharing delightful… ⊕