Reviving The Roost

Reviving The Roost is an elegy to a legendary Edmonton gay bar and a story about community complexity and longing.

The film premiered at TIFF as part of “Five @ 50: An Intimate Look at Contemporary LGBTQ2+ Lives and Iden­ti­ties.”

Presented by the National Film Board.

  • Written & directed by Vivek Shraya
  • Producer: Justine Pimlott
  • Executive Producer: Anita Lee
  • Animator/Illustrator: Tim Singleton
  • Music/Sound design: Johnny Spence
  • Additional cinematography: Zachary Ayotte