With the holiday season comes the great tradition of holiday rom-coms. Lifetime's latest is DGC Ontario Production Under the Christmas Tree, which has the exciting distinction of being Lifetime's first holiday film featuring a romance between two women.
In our third episode of WIDER LENS, we sit down with the creators of Sort Of, a groundbreaking new series from CBC & HBO Max.
CBC’s new dramatic comedy Sort Of is already breaking barriers, as lead actor Bilal Baig becomes the first queer South Asian Muslim to star in a Canadian primetime TV series. Sort Of, which premiered on CBC Gem on October 5th and will premiere on CBC and HBO Max in November, follows Sabi, a genderfluid Torontonian Millenial straddling various identities in an attempt to figure out who they really are.
CBC’s new dramatic comedy Sort Of, which follows a genderfluid Torontonian Millenial straddling various identities, is already breaking barriers. We spoke with DGC Ontario Assistant Location Manager Adam Cohen about how Sort Of uniquely portrays the experiences of diverse Torontonians, the logistics of securing locations in a post-lockdown world, and how everyone, despite their identity, can relate to this coming-of-age story of transition and optimism.