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LGBT Health & Wellbeing Community Filmmaking

October 6, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Free - £8
A white person bathed in red light and shadow looms out of the dark, grinning with light playing about them.

LGBT Health & Wellbeing is a charity promoting the health, wellbeing, and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Scotland and providing support, services, and information. Two of the organisation’s groups have recently created collectively-made short films, which we will showcase at this event. Return to the Closet? was created as part of a collaboration between Luminate, LGBT Health and Wellbeing, artist Glenda Rome, and participating community filmmakers. Luminate commissioned the film with support from LGBT Health and Wellbeing. This is a documentary exploring issues around care for older LGBT people. Everything Just Collapsed is an experimental short reflecting on stigma and survival by Tim Knights in collaboration with participants of The LGBT Mental Wellbeing Collective. Come and watch both movies and join in an open discussion on the process and value of community filmmaking.

Click here to find out more about Luminate. Click here for more information about LGBT Health & Wellbeing.

Tickets are priced on a sliding scale £0-£8 depending on what you can afford. To book, please use the button below or call CCA box office on +44 (0)141 352 4900.

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This screening has an age recommendation of N/C 12+.

Films have English audio with English language subtitles/captions. BSL interpretation for discussion. Hearing loop available.

Films are relatively accessible to English-speaking blind and partially sighted audiences with some visual storytelling but a reasonable amount of explanatory dialogue and voiceover and bright images. Large print versions of handouts available.

CCA has good access for wheelchair users, gender neutral toilets, and welcomes assistance animals. Click here for CCA’s Accessibility Guide.

A Quiet Space and programme content notes will be available. Click here for a list of content notes for the 2019 Festival.

Comfy seating (bean bags) are available. If you would like to reserve this, please contact access@sqiff.org.

We have a limited travel fund to assist people to come to the Festival for those who could not otherwise afford to attend. If you would like to apply for this, please contact access@sqiff.org.


In order to make SQIFF more accessible to those on a low income, we use a sliding scale ticket price of £0-£8 for our events. You can choose what you pay based on your circumstances – you won’t be asked for any proof / ID, we just ask that you are honest! Our ticket sales go towards supporting the vital work of LGBTQ+ filmmakers, artists and organisers. If you have a free ticket and can no longer use it, please contact the relevant venue box office to let them know so it can be used by someone else. For more info on what you should pay, click here.


October 6, 2019
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Free - £8
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Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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0141 352 4900