The Sher Vancouver LGBTQ Friends Society is a social, cultural, and support non-profit organization for LGBTQ South Asians and their friends and families. Everyone is welcome in Sher.
Sher provides advocacy, counselling, education, information, referral, peer support, social activities, volunteer opportunities, and outreach presentations to combat discrimination, and volunteer opportunities for its members.
Sher Vancouver is the production company behind Emergence: Out of the Shadows. Sher Films is a Division of the Sher Vancouver LGBTQ Friends Society.
This is Sher’s second film. Sher’s first short documentary film, My Name Was January, picked up 14 awards and garnered an amazing 59 official selections at film festivals around the world.
My Name Was January entered the Canadian Screen Awards for 2020 in the Best Short Documentary category!
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