Queer Isolation

Queer Isolation is a short film made for the Barrie Film Festival’s Youth Virtual Media Arts Program about Noelle, a young queer woman of color forced back into the closet when she moves back in with her parents after losing her job due to the COVID-19 pande... read more

Duration: 11 min 0 sec

Genres: Fiction, Short

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Director: Jordana Valerie Allen-Shim

Submitted By: Jordana Valerie Allen-Shim

Queer Isolation Poster
Queer Isolation is a short film made for the Barrie Film Festival’s Youth Virtual Media Arts Program about Noelle, a young queer woman of color forced back into the closet when she moves back in with her parents after losing her job due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Film Type
    Fiction, Short
  • Genres
    Romance
  • Runtime
    11 minutes 0 seconds
  • Production Budget
    USD
  • Country of Origin
  • Country of Filming
  • Film Language
  • Shooting Format
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Film Color
    Color
  • Student Project
    No
  • First-time Filmmaker
    No

Director's Biography

Jordana Valerie is a Toronto-born, U.S.-raised award-winning writer, director, and editor whose work has been featured in over 100 film festivals around the globe. She is also a dog mom, She-Ra superfan, and aspiring graphic novelist. Her parents, a Korean immigrant to Canada and a Jewish American, met in Toronto before moving to Connecticut with Jordana Valerie and her younger sister.

Along with film, Jordana Valerie has a deep background in activism and social justice. She also worked in electoral politics for four years, holding leadership positions at several major progressive organizations, before realizing that she could make a far greater change through art. Now, she is intent on telling bold, disruptive stories about queer women and non-binary people of color.

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