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Queer Horror: a conversation with horror academic Jordan Phillips

Queer Horror: a conversation with horror academic Jordan Phillips

Jordan Phillips knows all things queer and horror and is postgraduate researcher at Queen Margaret University. At SQIFF this year, he will introduce a selection of classic queer horror movies, including A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge described as ‘The Gayest Horror Movie Ever…

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Interview with Shaleece Haas director of SQIFF Closer Real Boy

Interview with Shaleece Haas director of SQIFF Closer Real Boy

The award-winning documentary Real Boy, directed by Shaleece Haas is our SQIFF Closer on the 2nd October. It is a touching portrait of trans musician Bennett and his search for family while he becomes a man. One of the film’s stars Joe Stevens will be…

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SQIFF 2016 – Full Programme Announced

The full programme for SQIFF 2016 has been revealed! We run at venues across Glasgow from Thursday 29 September to Sunday 2 October – check out the full programme of our annual celebration of queer film and media here. Our opening screening is the Scottish premiere…

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More SQIFF 2016 Events Announced!

More SQIFF 2016 Events Announced!

We’ve three more exciting SQIFF 2016 events to whet your appetite ahead of our big programme reveal on the 26th August! We’re delighted to be screening Derek Jarman’s first feature film Sebastiane at new SQIFF venue Glasgow Film Theatre on Sunday 2nd October. Celebrating its…

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Friendly locals sought to host SQIFF 2016 guests

Friendly locals sought to host SQIFF 2016 guests

We have a number of lovely guests attending SQIFF 2016 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…

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SQIFF 2016: First Events Announced!

SQIFF 2016: First Events Announced!

The second annual Scottish Queer International Film Festival has announced two major strands for this year’s event – and tickets are on sale now! Running at venues across Glasgow including the CCA and GFT from 29th September to 2nd October, SQIFF 2016 will host nights…

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Vacancies: Guest & Volunteer Coordinators and Technical & Marketing Assistants

Vacancies: Guest & Volunteer Coordinators and Technical & Marketing Assistants

SQIFF 2016 will take place 29th September to 2nd 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 helen@sqiff.org. We are committed to equality and…

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SQIFF 2016 Trailer Commission

SQIFF 2016 Trailer Commission

SQIFF is back in 2016 with its second edition taking place 29th September to 2nd October in Glasgow! We are again offering a £500 commission for someone to make our Festival trailer and want you to send in your pitches. To be eligible you must…

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Notes on The Wedding Song

Notes on The Wedding Song

Helen from SQIFF writes about WWII drama The Wedding Song, part of our Queer Women in Love season. A slightly left-field choice for SQIFF’s Queer Women in Love season, The Wedding Song (2008) doesn’t depict a straightforward romance or sexual relationship between women. Rather writer and…

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Fingernails and Plaid Shirts

Fingernails and Plaid Shirts

Ciara Maguire previews SQIFF’s Queer Women in Love season. If, like me, you’ve been in a post-SQIFF comedown haze for the past month or so, you’ll be pretty pleased to hear about the Queer Women in Love season they have lined up this month. Throughout…

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