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Queer Women in Love: The Wedding Song (Glasgow)

November 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Wedding Song

During the Nazi occupation of Tunis, young friends Nour, who is Muslim, and Myriam, who is Jewish, live in a humble neighbourhood where their communities live in harmony. But the world shared by Jews and Arabs is being split by German plans to rid Tunis of its French and Jewish populations. Myriam’s mother (played by director Karin Albou) attempts to marry her off to a wealthy doctor in order to save the family from Nazi oppression. But Myriam and Nour, who have an ambigous, sensual bond, conspire to scupper the wedding plans.

Screening with short film Swollen Stigma by Sarah Pucill. A woman is alone in her home and is visited by visions of her lover, who appears as a phantom upside down in an armchair, hanging legs-down from the ceiling, playing dead on the floor, or eating roses in this pain-filled but sensuous ode to absent love.

Ages 18+ only.

£5. To book tickets please use the button below. We have a number of free tickets to give away. If you can’t afford the ticket price for any reason, please email helen@sqiff.org or call 07735 273 245 to register for free entry.

Films screening with English subtitles for accessibility. The Glad Cafe is a wheelchair accessible venue: level access to building with a ramp to access the screening area and an accessible toilet. To book a place for a wheelchair, please contact the venue on 0141 636 6119.

Part of SQIFF presents: Queer Women in Love, a season of films by and about lesbian, bisexual, and queer women. Part of BFI LOVE, in partnership with Plusnet bfi.org.uk/love.

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November 17, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Glad Cafe
1006a Pollokshaws Road
Glasgow, G41 2HG United Kingdom
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