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Jamie Crewe on Publicness and Filmmaking

Jamie Crewe on Publicness and Filmmaking

We talked to artist Jamie Crewe about their relationship to filmmaking, classic horror movie tropes, and the violence of representation.  Can you tell us a bit about your art practice and how you got into filmmaking? I did an art foundation course at Chesterfield College,…

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Samar Ziadat on SQIFF programme strand Queer Ecologies

Samar Ziadat on SQIFF programme strand Queer Ecologies

SQIFF programmer Samar Ziadat discusses her Festival strand Queer Ecologies, programming SQIFF as it goes online, and how exploring our relationship with ‘the natural’ can help us unpick harmful gender and sexuality norms.  How have you found programming for SQIFF this year, as the format…

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Call Out: QTIPOC Film Criticism Writing Commission

Call Out: QTIPOC Film Criticism Writing Commission

Are you a Scotland-based QTIPOC (queer/trans/intersex person of colour) interested in getting into film criticism? We’ve teamed up with our friends at The Skinny, Scotland’s leading monthly cultural magazine, to offer a writer a paid commission to cover SQIFF. We’re looking for writers who have not received…

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SQIFF 2020 programme goes live!

SQIFF 2020 programme goes live!

The full programme for the sixth annual edition of Scottish Queer International Film Festival is now live! The Festival will take place online with our film programme available on Vimeo on Demand within the UK across 5 to 18 October. We will also host online…

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SQIFF 2020 merchandise on sale

SQIFF 2020 merchandise on sale

Merchandise featuring original artwork by Klarissa Webster for SQIFF 2020 is now available to pre-order. Click here for our online shop. We will be printing a limited run of merchandise featuring Klarissa’s sci-fi visions. You can pre-order tshirts and tote bags featuring Klarissa’s designs until…

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Online Filmmaking Workshops

Online Filmmaking Workshops

We are pleased to be offering online workshops in September for LGBTQIA+ people in Scotland to make their own short films at home. The workshops are suitable for beginners or those with some filmmaking experience. You will be supported to create your own 1 minute…

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Klarissa Webster on creating the artwork for SQIFF 2020

Klarissa Webster on creating the artwork for SQIFF 2020

Artist Klarissa Webster talked to us about her art practice, influences, and how aliens can free us from societal norms.  Tell us a bit about your art practice and your work to date When I was studying at university, my philosophy tutor introduced me to…

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First events for SQIFF 2020 announced!

First events for SQIFF 2020 announced!

Scottish Queer International Film Festival 2020 will run online UK-wide from 5 to 18 October. SQIFF 2020 will open on 5 October with an online Opening Night Watch Party for Blaise Singh’s major new feature documentary Pride & Protest, telling the stories of QTIPOC communities…

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Freelance role: Engagement Coordinator

Freelance role: Engagement Coordinator

We are recruiting for a freelance Engagement Coordinator to help make our 2020 Festival happen. See below for full information. To apply, please email a CV and covering letter stating why you are interested in the role to helen[at]sqiff.org. If you have any questions or access…

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Sqifflix Is Here – Enjoy The Best of SQIFF Shorts At Home!

Sqifflix Is Here – Enjoy The Best of SQIFF Shorts At Home!

Scottish Queer International Film Festival has gone online with Sqifflix – a platform to enjoy free, accessible queer short films from the comfort of your own home! SQIFF has collected short films which have screened across their previous five festivals to create new programmes with…

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