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Natasha Lall on using sci-fi to explore queer visibility

Natasha Lall on using sci-fi to explore queer visibility

We interviewed Glasgow-based artist and filmmaker Natasha Lall about her film Pink Excavation. Tell us a bit about yourself and your work as an artist and filmmaker. Hello, I’m Natasha (or Nat, whatever) Lall and i’m a multimedia artist. I’m QTIPOC, disabled and gender non-conforming….

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Sonya Mulligan on lesbian community on film

Sonya Mulligan on lesbian community on film

We asked Sonya Mulligan, director of new documentary Outitude, about creating a film about the Irish lesbian community. How did your film Outitude come about? Myself and Ger Moane (the producer) go regularly to GAZE [LGBTQ film festival in Dublin] and have always enjoyed seeing…

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Shine Louise Houston on Making Queer Porn

Shine Louise Houston on Making Queer Porn

We asked Shine Louise Houston, filmmaker and founder of queer porn company Pink + White Productions, about her work. How did you first get into adult filmmaking? It was 2004 and I was working at San Francisco sex toy retailer Good Vibrations and we had a…

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Finn Paul on Responding to Mainstream Trans Representation

Finn Paul on Responding to Mainstream Trans Representation

Tell us a bit about yourself and your work to date. Born in Bellflower, CA in 1981, I currently live in Los Angeles and work as a Housing Case Manager for chronically homeless adults. My practice draws from the quotidian to make queer bonds and sociality into…

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Vacancy: Social Media Assistant

Vacancy: Social Media Assistant

SQIFF 2018 takes place 5th to 9th December in Glasgow. We are recruiting for a freelance Social Media Assistant to help make this year’s Festival happen. See below for full information on the roles. To apply, please email a CV and covering letter to helen…

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Ross Wilcock on Queer & Disabled Representation

Ross Wilcock on Queer & Disabled Representation

Tell us a bit about the shorts programme, Picture This, you’ve put together for SQIFF this year. What can people who attend expect? My shorts programme is a series of short LGBTQ+ films surrounding the subjects of disability, dating, and sex. I feel these things…

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Apply to volunteer at SQIFF 2018

Apply to volunteer at SQIFF 2018

SQIFF are recruiting volunteers for this year’s Festival! SQIFF 2018 will take place 5th – 9th December in Glasgow. A training session which all volunteers are expected to attend will be held on the afternoon of Saturday 1st December 2018 at the Centre for Contemporary…

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SQIFF 2018 – Full Programme Announced

SQIFF 2018 – Full Programme Announced

We’ve announced the full programme for our fourth annual Scottish Queer International Film Festival! SQIFF 2018 will open on Wednesday 5 December at Glasgow Film Theatre with an exciting and boundary-pushing night of contemporary LGBTQ+ shorts from around the world, all seen in Scotland for…

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SQIFF On Tour This November

SQIFF On Tour This November

As a warm-up to the main event in December, SQIFF will be hitting the road this November, taking the best in queer cinema to some of our favourite Scottish venues, from Stornoway to Edinburgh. We’re delighted to be part of the first ever Glasgow Feminist…

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Gay as in Hysterically Funny – More SQIFF 2018 Events Announced

Gay as in Hysterically Funny – More SQIFF 2018 Events Announced

Two more events at SQIFF 2018 have been announced and are on sale now! The Queer Film Network’s Gay As In Hysterically Funny UK tour is part of the BFI’s Comedy Genius season. What does it mean to make fun of yourself and your community…

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