Simon Mckerral/Carter Rainville | Short Doc
Canada | 2019 | 3 min
World Premiere

Friday, October 25, 2019 | 10:30am
Short Program: Perceptions
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3

A short documentary where Rita Olink a transgender women speaks about the struggles of transgender people. She shares her battle with gender dysphoria, suicide, and what she did to finally become who she is. Rita Olink expresses her concern about the transgender youth who she refers to as her children and how important it is to her that they do not become part of the 43%.



Simon Mckerral is an emerging filmmaker based in North Bay Ontario with the intention to work in the camera department as a 2nd AC. Simon has addition experience in TV production and is currently enrolled in the Digital Cinematography Programme at Canadore College.

Carter Rainville is an emerging Indigenous film maker based in North Bay, Ontario. He currently attends Canadore College for Digital Cinematography and aims to tell powerful stories through his documentaries, films and writing