Pride and Resistance

2006
16.0'
Director: 
Issues & Themes: 
Identity: 
Genre: 
Mode: 
Distributor: 
Synopsis

Released as a series of five three-minute videos celebrating local and national Canadian queer pride and activism, Pride and Resistance was commissioned by Xtra! and Pride Toronto and premiered during the Pride Day celebrations in 2007. The five films that comprise the whole documentary Stand Together (2002), The Queer Nineties (2008), Politics of the Heart (2005) and The End of Second Class (2006) all take looks at inspiring and leading figures of Canadian queer activism. Notables appearances include Charlie Hill, Ken Popert, Chris Bearchell, Gerald Hannon, John Sewell, the Reverend Dr. Brent Hawkes, Bob Gallagher, Douglas Stewart, Jim Egan and Jack Nesbit, Dr. Alan Li and singer / songwriter, Faith Nolan.