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Events with ASL

Curator Tour | Curator Statement | Queer life is a reality of ongoing survival. From government and societal oppression, to family rejection and social isolation our memories and experiences have been defined and shaped by the structures that are designed to contain us. Our identities and experiences are mediated. Living...

A Night of Storytelling | Register | Literary Readings | July 22 | 7 pm | A Night of Storytelling is back for its fifth year and once again hosted by the much-beloved Danny Ramadan, this time around as a new online experience. Spend a night in with the talented...

Underground Absolute Fiction | Register | Speculative Theatre | July 23 | 7 pm | Underground Absolute Fiction is an immersive play-meets-punk-concert, inspired by the apartment theatre of 1980s Poland. It invites audiences into a secret meeting at a post-Communist home. There, they join a queer punk band and Lena,...

The Darlings, Uncensored | Register | Drag Performance | July 24 | 7 pm | The QAF proudly welcomes The Darlings—Continental Breakfast, PM, Rose Butch and Maiden China—to the stage, ahem, screen, with a new performance created around the festival theme of ‘wickedness.’ The multidisciplinary, non-binary drag performance collective has...

A Conversation on Queer Mentorship | Register | Lunch Discourse | Jul 25 | 12 pm | Hiromi Goto and Erica Isomura explore the nuances of intergenerational mentorship as queer POC writers. Hiromi Goto, an emigrant from Japan, gratefully resides on the Unceded Musqueam, Skwxwú7mesh, and Tsleil Waututh Territories. She’s...