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Digital film,  12 mins

Dampened by office life during a wet Vancouver winter, a genderqueer Trinidadian woman, Marlinn, misses out on the chance to celebrate Carnival season back home. Until, one night, they discover that the power of masquerade is within them no matter where they are. Written and Directed by Lauren Marsden.



Writer-Director & Executive Producer: Lauren Marsden

Producers: Nneka Croal & Nathalie Therriault

Starring: Nneka Croal, Elsi Industrius, & Dayleigh Nelson

Supported by the British Columbia Arts Council 

Currently available in Canada on CBC Gem


Best BC Short Film - Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Caribbean Spirit Award - Caribbean Tales Festival

Best Film Jury Award - Mumbai Shorts International

Chilliwack Spirit Award - Chilliwack Independent Film Festival



Victoria Film Festival, Canada

Martinique International Film Festival

Halifax Black Film Festival

Vancouver International Women in Film Festival

Barbados Independent Film Festival

BFI Flare London

Toronto Short Film Festival

Bendigo Queer Film Festival, Australia

Wicked Queer: Boston’s LGBTQ+ Film Festival

Short Shorts Film Festival, Japan

Hairouna Film Festival, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

London Lesbian Film Festival, Canada

Inside Out Festival, Toronto

Canadian Independent Film Festival, Montreal

Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Caribbean Tales Festival, Toronto

12°N, 61°W Film Festival, Grenada

Aesthetica Film Festival, York UK



Trinidad + Tobago Film Festival  

Orlando Film Festival

Pride Film Festival, Chicago

Chilliwack Independent Film Festival

Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival

Image+nation film festival, Montreal

Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival 

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