Embrace

Embrace is a Fashion & Music art Action that highlights diversity, respects differences, invites to inclusion and actively rejects hatred and prejudice. The short film puts an emphasis on gender and on acceptance as a global social issue. Embrace is created by artists of color that are part of the queer community and allies.

  • Dorian Shine
    Director
  • Dorian Shine
    Writer
  • Oliver Harry Shine
    Producer
    Nomad
  • Fady Zablouk
    Key Cast
  • Alina Lapteva
    Key Cast
  • Yuliya Kornienko
    Key Cast
  • Pepe Parabeles
    Director of Photography
  • ECE Latifaoglu
    Editor
  • TonePusher
    Music composer
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Music Video, Short, Other
  • Genres:
    Fashion, Dance, performance, music
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 20, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Dorian Shine

Dorian Shine (born in Morocco) is a Toronto based actor, director, & performance artist.

Since the beginning of his career, he focuses on the body as a starting point to interrogate the human condition. Playing with all genres (theatre, dance, performance art, photography and video) .

As writer and director, Shine explores ideas of how taboo regulates the social fabric & individual aspirations. In his play: "Clays Fragments", he rewrote the myth of Gilgamesh for theater, he explored death as a visible/invisible anxiety that preconditions human choices and decisions.

Dorian Shine has exhibited his work at many international events and festivals, like 3d edition of the Performance Art Festival of Peru, and the International Theater Festival of Belgrade, Serbia.

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