The Animation, Pride and Diversity theme includes four short film programmes coordinated by Benoit Berthe Siward, founder of The Animation Showcase and co-founder of LGBTQ+ in Animation. These programmes offer a diversity of insights on recent production.
"This theme has become a topical issue, especially for young filmmakers, many of whom tackle issues related to gender and diversity every year."
For so much time, queer desire has been forced to be lived with guilt, in the margins of society, hidden or unspoken. Times have changed but the marks of historical persecution are still a struggle for many queer identities.