Director BIO: Kai Fiáin (THE BROTHER)

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Kai Fiáin is a London based screenwriter, director and producer. They began their filmmaking career in documentary, working with community groups and political activists using video as a tool for marginalised voices. Kai made documentary work on subjects such as LGBTQ asylum seekers, globalisation and working class sub-cultures. More recently Kai has begun writing and directing narrative dramas describing their work as “Urban folk tales from the margins, where class, race and gender intersect.” Kai’s work has screened on Channel 4 and internationally at numerous film festivals including: LSFF; BFI Flare; Berlin Feminist FF; London Feminist FF and Toronto LGBT FF.

Their last short won Channel 4’s Random Acts Award; best film under 5 minutes

Kai Fiáin is also part of the programming team for East London’s Fringe! Queer Film and Arts Festival.

By lgbttorontofilmfestival

Festival occurring twice a year. In Toronto in June. And in Los Angeles in September. Showcasing the best of LGBT Short Films and Screenplays from around the world.

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