Vivek Shraya

A head-and-shoulders photo of a woman in a denim jacket standing on a bridge in front of an anti-suicide fence. Her face is turned away and obscured by her upturned collar and blonde-streaked black hair.

I want to kill myself

I want to kill myself is the new short film by Vivek Shraya.

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Release date:
Running time:8′35″
Photography:Zachary Ayotte
Sound mix:Heather Kirby

A courageous and vital portrait of mental health.

A bold statement.

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Featured at


  • Regent Park Film Festival (Toronto)
  • Bi Arts Festival (Toronto)
  • Vancouver Queer Film Festival
  • Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival
  • Reelout Queer Film & Video Festival (Kingston, ON)
  • Pleasure Dome New Toronto Works program

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