Dis/Able: DIY Lecture: Thirza Cuthand

Talk

Apr 23, 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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DIS/Able will be showcasing how "dis"abled filmmakers subvert the film-making process to be more inclusive of their accessibility needs.

You can register for this event if you would like to participate in the Q&A. The presentation will also be made available on this page at the premiere time.

Filmmaking as a whole should be more accessible to people like us but somehow it continues to not be.

Jaene Castrillon

About Thirza Cuthand:

Thirza Jean Cuthand was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1978, and grew up in Saskatoon. Since 1995 she has been making short experimental narrative videos and films about sexuality, madness, Queer identity and love, and Indigeneity, which have screened in festivals internationally, including the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, Mix Brasil Festival of Sexual Diversity in Sao Paolo, ImagineNATIVE in Toronto, Frameline in San Francisco, Outfest in Los Angeles, and Oberhausen International Short Film Festival. She is a Whitney Biennial 2019 artist. She is a non-binary Butch boy who uses She/Her pronouns. She is of Plains Cree and Scots descent, a member of Little Pine First Nation, and currently resides in Toronto, Canada.

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