09-15 Sept 2020
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What Are You?

What Are You?

In this revealing short documentary, 11 people from a range of backgrounds discuss what it’s like being of mixed racial heritage within the context of North America. Each presents their unique outlook on growing up mixed and the challenges they’ve faced living in a racially divided world.


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What Are You? (2019)

Short (20mins) Documentary

Region:

Canada

Rating:

No Rating

Director(s):

Richard B. Pierre

Showtimes:

Tue 15 Sep 2020, 12.00am, ttff/20 Online—Pink Bundle

Caribbean Premiere


About the Director(s):

Richard B. Pierre

Richard B. Pierre

Richard B. Pierre is a multiracial filmmaker who has written and directed over a dozen short films that have screened in festivals worldwide. Richard’s goal is to tell stories that depict the lives of diverse individuals and their cultures while making films that are deeply personal. Richard’s first feature length screenplay ‘Crooked’ was selected as a quarter-finalist for the 2009 Nicholl Fellowship.
In 2011 he received the Emerging Filmmaker at the Toronto Urban Film Festival. His first dramatic 35 mm short film ‘The Toboggan,’ funded by the Ontario Arts Council, premiered at the 2011 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. In 2012 his first interactive short film ‘Far From The Heart’ was nominated for a Golden Sheaf Award and he was named a ReelWorld Film Festival 2012 Emerging 20 Filmmaker. He received the 2015 Curtíssima Award for Best Short Under Five Minutes for his film ’The Toboggan.’

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