True Colors Film Festival: Feast of Free Firsts & Award-Winning Short Films & Dialogues
Presented by The Nippon Foundation, the films present new and sometimes radical human perspectives about life and the pursuit of happiness. Highlights include:
- The world's first Oscar-nominated film featuring a DeafBlind Actor, 2021 Oscar-nominated FEELING THROUGH and its 'making of' documentary, CONNECTING THE DOTS;
- Oscar-winning short films THE SILENT CHILD (2017) and HELIUM (2013);
- Official Selection of the Fashion Film Festival Milano from 13-18 January 2022, THE FUTURE IS NOW!, a True Colors Festival documentary.
- ON BEAUTY, inspired by the work of photographer and founder of Positive Exposure, Rick Guidotti, who challenges the 'universal' beauty standard espoused by the fashion industry.
- Dialogues: Hear first-hand from US director Doug Roland (FEELING THROUGH) and his cast Robert Tarango and Steven Prescod; Tunku Mona Riza (REDHA) from Malaysia who chats with Singaporean actor and educator, Aidli Mosbit; US director Amanda Lukoff (THE R-WORD), with sibling and self-advocates, Singaporeans Tasneem Majeed and Allan Cai; and US photographer Rick Guidottiwith Tokyo-based photographer and multimedia artist, Lily Shu, and Singaporean actor and host Oon Shu An.
- "There's no shortage of options for streaming movies on demand, but here you'll discover a selection not found anywhere else; a one-stop shop of award-winning films and dialogues about Perspectives that will entertain, challenge and inspire," says Audrey Perera, Executive Producer of True Colors Film Festival 2021.
Shorts and Dialogues can be viewed around the world via Vimeo, Features can be watched on The Projector Plus by viewers across Asia, and the bonus program can be viewed on Filmbankmedia only in Japan and Singapore. For more information, visit the TCFF 2021 website. For updates, sign-up for the TCFF 2021 mailer.
True Colors Film Festival 2021 is a free online event that launches on December 3, coinciding with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). Now in its second edition, the first True Colors Film Festival, held in 2020, drew an audience of almost 8,000 from 39 countries.