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Change Your Story – Speaker Cecilio Escobar; 11:30 am-12:30 pm, March 21; Room 249 @ Story Arts Centre
March 21, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
A conversation with Cecilio on Gender and substance abuse
Our next presenter Cecilio Guillermo Escobar is a founding member of Toronto Queer Film Festival and a member of Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival’s programming committee. Cecilio is a video artist, editor, and technician. He is the recipient of a Canada Council Media Arts Grant for his current documentary project, LatinX; an exploration of the intersections between his gender and cultural identities. His art practice consists of self-reflective performative documentary, Cecilio is an active member of the community. As a technician at SAC, he facilitates hands-on learning and at the Griffin Centre LGBTQ community he teaches youth about storytelling. Cecilio holds a BFA from OCAD University.
Light refreshments will be served.
Story Arts Centre
11:30 – 12:30
CHANGE YOUR STORY is a series of informal sessions to share the learning experiences resulting from the obstacles that can inspire others in similar life situations; listen to the professionals about their experiences with the challenges and how they overcame them. Participate in the conversation; reflect on your experience and strengthen self to be more resilient.