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Ginger Nation

Shawn Hitchins, Mitch Fillion
Documentary Features :: Vanguard
Running Time:76:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
4:30 PM
Sunday, November 12
Thalian Black

Redheads are hot. Television series such as Riverdale and CBC’s Anne are filling our screens with images of ginger glory. But gay Toronto comic Shawn Hitchins has made flame-haired world domination his mission for years.

Ginger Nation documents Hitchins’ humorous and heartfelt one-man show (of the same name) as the affable entertainer recounts his experience as a sperm donor to his lesbian friends. Hitchins’ spunky storytelling effortlessly weaves tales from his adolescence and his brushes with celebrity as a stand-up comic with bizarre tales of turkey basters and masturbating in increasingly suspect bathrooms.