Featuring intimate, charming interviews with queer Canadians ranging in age from 88 to 17, Take Me To Prom invites audiences to revisit an adolescent milestone while telling a story of social change that spans more than 70 years.
Director/producer: Andrew Moir
Commissioning editors: Lesley Birchard, Alex Hryniewicz, Adam Gee
Editor: Graeme Ring
Director of photography: Andrew Jeffrey
Production designer: Luis de Filippis
Composer: Ben Fox
Featuring: Alf Roberts, Fontaine, Alphonso King Jr, Marcy Rogers, Marc Hall, Carmen, Caroline Kan-Hai
The people I met while making Take Me To Prom are a colourful group who have so much wisdom, humour and bravery to share. I admire each of them a great deal and I hope that audiences will too.
About Andrew Moir
Marked by their intimacy, Andrew Moir’s documentaries take audiences to seminal moments of his subjects’ lives.
He typically works with small crews and builds close relationships with the people featured in his work. He produces his films under his production company Hands Up Films and is currently working on a number of new long-form documentaries.
His shorts include Uprooted (2011), Just As I Remember (2013), Babe, I Hate To Go (2017) and Take Me To Prom (2019), which have screened at festivals including Hot Docs, Sheffield Doc/Fest, AFI DOCS, DOC NYC, and been nominated for Canadian Screen Awards.