Older Than What?

Film Block: I         Cinema:  LAB 2          Date: 02.03.18          Time: 1.15-2.45 PM

Older Than What?

Director: Steen Starr

Country: Canada

Runtime: 13 mins

Genre: Documentary / LGBT / Senior


Aging has a tendency to fade people out of the picture. Older Than What? brings LGBTQ elders sharply back into focus with humour, frankness, wit and charm. Twelve seniors respond to 10 questions about aging and share stories about how they made history.

Rated: 15




Steen Starr is a writer, playwright, performer, and filmmaker based in Toronto, Canada. Her work for theatre has been produced across Canada and in the US and her writing is included in a number of Canadian and international anthologies. Starr’s work focuses on queer identity, sexuality and gender deconstruction using humour, candor and “sharply drawn insights” (Edmonton Journal). Starr’s previous short film Putting the “I” in Trans (2012) circulated to over 20 film festivals worldwide and won the Audience Award as Best GenderBender Short at the Hamburg International Queer Film Festival.