The Curve is the pulse of our nation, beating in its own time during this unprecedented time. Our creators, with their talent and insight, are bringing to life the voices of Canadians touched by COVID-19, both near and far. The Curve is an online destination where these experiences will be expressed in animation, documentary and digital storytelling formats.
As the world learns to live again in the midst of the pandemic, for many Arabic-speaking LGBTQ+ people living in Montreal, this is just a period of time like any other. When you’ve fled homophobic violence in your home country and endured a painful migratory journey, or you still face social prejudices stemming from intercultural and intergenerational conflicts, surviving social isolation is nothing new.
Ages 18 to 18
French, Arabic and English with English subtitles
Warnings: Adult content, Sexuality, reference to Pornography
Not recommended for high school
Part of The Curve, this is a short documentary featuring Arabic-speaking LGBTQ2+ men living in Montreal who are feeling a particular brand of isolation as COVID-19 affects their community.