The Inside Out x RBC Drive-In Tour, will be making its first stop at Ontario Place to champion innovative LGBT+ filmmakers from across the globe with live music performances and screenings on Saturday, July 24 and Sunday, July 25. We wanted to share this news in case you were interested in highlighting this event for your readers.

RBC is proud to sponsor Canada’s largest 2SLGBTQ+ film festival, Inside Out. For the past 31 years, this festival has been challenging attitudes, changing lives, and inspiring us all through the power of film.  As presenting sponsor for the 13th year, RBC has seen this festival showcase some of the most compelling, thought-provoking and inspiring LGBT+ cinema in the world. Please see event details below:

Saturday, JULY 24

SWAN SONG (Buy tickets here)

Directed by: Todd Stephens

An aging hairdresser escapes his nursing home and embarks on an odyssey across his small town to style a dead woman’s hair for her funeral, rediscovering his sparkle along the way.

*Preceded by short film: I AM GAY

Directed by: Ajahnis Charley

After working abroad for five years, filmmaker Ajahnis Charley returns home to Oshawa, Ontario, in the age of quarantine.

***Includes pre-show musical performance by First Up by RBCxMusic featured artist TAFARI.

Sunday, JULY 25

SUMMERTIME (Buy tickets here)

Directed by: Carlos López Estrada

Inspired by a showcase featuring diverse high school performers, Carlos López Estrada collaborates with young poets, many of whom are LGBTQ, to develop their work into an inspiring narrative and love letter to the youth of Los Angeles.

*Preceded by short film: NOOR & LAYLA

Directed by: Fawzia Mirza

Noor and Layla are breaking up. It’s the end of the road for these two Muslim women…or is it just the beginning? Five life-changing moments in their relationship are marked by the Muslim call to prayer.

***Includes pre-show musical performance by First Up by RBCxMusic featured artist TÖME.

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