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SQIFF 2015 Award Winners

SQIFF 2015 Award Winners

The first ever SQIFF meant the first ever SQIFFies! SQIFF had four inaugural award winners: Best Trans Short (joint winners) – £300 audience award sponsored by the Scottish Transgender Alliance Black is Blue (2014) Writer and Director Cheryl Dunye Starring Kingston Farady God’s Mistake (2014)…

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Fabulous Femmes

Fabulous Femmes

Leanne Dawson previews our Fabulous Femmes event at SQIFF this weekend, which includes a screening of documentary FtF: Female to Femme plus a number of short films alongside an intro and discussion from Leanne and performance from feminist artiste Bird La Bird. The term ‘femme,’…

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Announcing Prize for Best Scottish Short

Announcing Prize for Best Scottish Short

We are very pleased that we will have a prize for Best Scottish Short at SQIFF 2015 sponsored by GMAC Film. The prize consists of £500 worth of equipment and room hire plus a Premium Membership for GMAC. We will also be revealing a very…

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Lock Up Your Mothers Competition

Lock Up Your Mothers Competition

On the evening of Saturday 26 September we’re putting on as part of our fest a filthy double bill of Pedro Almodovar’s early film What Have I Done to Deserve This? and John Waters’ Desperate Living. In celebration of these movies’ kick-ass and slightly depraved…

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Announcing the opening gala: Dyke Hard

Announcing the opening gala: Dyke Hard

We’re delighted to announce that the opening gala for SQIFF 2015 will be the UK premiere of Dyke Hard with the director in attendance. Stay tuned for our full programme announcement on 20 August. DYKE HARD CCA, 8.30pm, Thursday 24 September, (120 mins) N/C 12+…

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Make our SQIFF 2015 trailer!

Make our SQIFF 2015 trailer!

We are opening up the making of our Festival trailer as a £500 commission for the person or persons who come up with the best idea… The rules of engagement are: You must be based in Scotland. You can spend the £500 however you like….

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Vacancies: Festival Administrator and Press & Marketing Coordinator

Vacancies: Festival Administrator and Press & Marketing Coordinator

Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF) will have its first edition 24th to 27th September this year in Glasgow. We have a couple of paid freelance posts for people to help us make the Festival happen:   Festival Administrator Part-time, freelance / Mon 29th June…

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Announcing award for Best Feminist Short Film

Announcing award for Best Feminist Short Film

We are very pleased that the Centre for Gender and Feminist Studies at Stirling University is generously donating a prize of £300 for Best Feminist Short Film at SQIFF 2015 as voted for by the audience. The Centre is for interdisciplinary research bringing together gender-focused…

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SQIFF – the story so far…

SQIFF – the story so far…

SQIFF came into being in May 2014 and we have put on several one-off events as we lead up to our first full Festival in September 2015. We took part in the UK-wide Scalarama festival in September 2014 with a screening of Tomboy, Céline Sciamma’s…

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