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Older Than What?

by Steen Starr

Aging has a tendency to fade people out of the picture. This little film brings LGBTQ elders sharply back into focus with humour, frankness, wit and charm. Twelve seniors respond to ten questions about aging, and share stories about how they made history

Editing and Story Consultant: Cecilio Guillermo Escobar
Audio Mix: Chandra Bulucon
Camera and Sound: Moe Laverty, Dylan Rhys Howard, Thom Stitt, Lulu Wei
Titles and Special Effects: Leela Mastaani

Produced with support from:          
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screened in 2020 at:
Women Over Fifty Short Film Festival
Sept 25-26, Essex, UK
JURY COMMENDATION!!! Documentary Category

screened in 2019 at:

Ze Festival: Festival du Film Lesbien Gay Bi Trans de Polychromes (FR)
Sept 26, Avignon; Oct 3, Nice; Oc 24, Marseille, FR
Hanoi International Queer Film Week
Nov 21, Hanoi, Viet Nam

screened in 2018 at:
ReFrame Documentary Film Festival
January 25-18, Peterborough, ON
Oregon Short Film Festival
February 3, Portland, OR, USA
Reel Out Film Festival
February 1-10, Kingston, ON
Mardi Gras Queer Film Festival
February 15 - March 1, Sydney, AU
New Renaissance Film Festival
March 1-4, Amsterdam, NE
Crossroads International Film Festival
Apr 12-15, Jackson, MI, USA
Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival
May 23-27, Mumbai, India
THIRD ACTion Film Festival
June 8-10, Calgary, AB
South Georgian Bay Film Festival
July 8-14, Collingwood, ON
WINNER!!! Gold Award, Documentary Category
Reel Pride Film Festival
October 10, Winnipeg, MB
PERLEN Queer Film Fest
October 20-27, Hannover, DE
Queer Film Fest
October 25-27, Rostock, DE
CINEFFABLE: Festival International du Film Lesbien & Feministe
October 31-Nov 4, Paris, FR
WINNER!!! Audience Award, Best Documentary Short
USNExpo: Sardinia Queer Short Film Festival
Nov 30-Dec 8, Cagliari, IT
WINNER!!! Audience Award, Best Short

screened in 2017 at:
QFest St Louis
March 29 - April 2, St Louis, MO
Pink Apple
April 26-May 4, Zurich, SW
Inside Out
May 25-June 4, Toronto, ON
North Carolina LGBT Film Festival 
August 10-13, Durham, NC

Vancouver Queer Film Festival 
August 10-20, Vancouver, BC 

DAMN! Short Film Series
August 21, New York, NY
Edmonton International Film Festival
Sept 21 -Oct 1, Edmonton, AB
Hong Kong Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
September 9-24, Hong Kong
Bay Street Film Festival
September 14-17, Thunder Bay, ON

Asterisco Festival Internacionale de Cine LGBTIQ
November 1-5, Buenos Aires, Argentina

WINNER!!! International Short Film Competition
Ottawa LGBT Film Festival
November 10-12, Ottawa, ON

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