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Seema Mattu: Why Am I A Gay Icon?

Seema Mattu: Why Am I A Gay Icon?

Recently, I’m talking around March this year, I was outed at the funeral of a close family member. It was literally so extra and dramatic I couldn’t believe what was happening. Anytime the word “funeral” is used in a story, the morbidity levels increase tenfold,…

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Friendly Locals Sought to Host SQIFF 2017 Guests

Friendly Locals Sought to Host SQIFF 2017 Guests

We have a number of lovely guests attending SQIFF 2017 and are looking for local people in Glasgow to host some of them in a spare room or sofa bed etc. If you live not too far from the centre of Glasgow and have a bed…

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Krissy Mahan: Telling Queer Working Class Stories

Krissy Mahan: Telling Queer Working Class Stories

My Aunt Mame is a funny/sad dramatization of a woman’s childhood visits to her working-class butch great aunt, and what happened when she came out to her mom, told through Fisher-Price people in homemade sets. Director Krissy Mahan talks about her working class background and…

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Patricia Silva: Bisexual Culture and Resistance

Patricia Silva: Bisexual Culture and Resistance

How did you get into filmmaking? No disrespect, but I consider myself an video artist, not a filmmaker because I don’t come from a tradition of working with the traditional cinematic process. I reserve the term “filmmaker” for people who work with actual film or…

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Volunteer at SQIFF 2017!

Volunteer at SQIFF 2017!

We are recruiting volunteers for this year’s Festival! SQIFF 2017 will take place 27th September to 1st October in Glasgow and a key training date which all volunteers are expected to attend will be held on Saturday 23rd September 11am to 1pm at CCA on…

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Bruce LaBruce: Representing the Unrepresentable

Bruce LaBruce: Representing the Unrepresentable

I came to fruition as an artist, so to speak, during the gay sexual liberation movement. The engine of the gay movement in the seventies and eighties, right up to the mid nineties, was militant, extreme, with unapologetic sex and sexual experimentation. I used pornographic…

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SQIFF 2017 Full Programme Announced

SQIFF 2017 Full Programme Announced

Scottish Queer International Film Festival 2017 Full programme announced for third annual celebration of queer film and media Expanded over five days, SQIFF will host 40 events at venues across Glasgow from Wednesday 27th September to Sunday 1st October Scottish premieres of latest features from…

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Vacancies: Press and Digital Marketing Assistant, Volunteer Coordinator, and Events Coordinator

Vacancies: Press and Digital Marketing Assistant, Volunteer Coordinator, and Events Coordinator

SQIFF 2017 will take place 27th September to 1st October in Glasgow and we are recruiting for the following roles to help us make the Festival happen. To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to helenfwright@googlemail.com. We are committed to equality and…

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SQIFF 2017 Artwork Commission

SQIFF 2017 Artwork Commission

SQIFF 2017 takes place 27th September to 1st October in Glasgow and we are offering a commission of £500 for someone to create the artwork (main image) to appear on the front of our brochure and our posters. To be eligible you must be based…

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Dates announced and passes on sale for SQIFF 2017!

Dates announced and passes on sale for SQIFF 2017!

We are super pleased to announce that SQIFF 2017 will take place 27th September to 1st October in Glasgow. We return with our packed programme of screenings, workshops, discussions, and parties creating community and pushing boundaries in LGBTIQ+ film and art. This year SQIFF will…

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