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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 

Festivals & Awards

Trinidad + Tobago Film Festival 2022

*Nominated for Best Short Narrative Film*

Orlando Film Festival 2022

Pride Film Festival, Chicago 2022

Chilliwack Independent Film Festival, 2022

*Winner of the Chilliwack Spirit Award*

Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival, 2022


Image+nation film festival, Montreal, 2022


Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival, 2022

*Winner of the Best Film Jury Award*

Victoria Film Festival, 2023

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