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December 2018

Buddies at Eden Court

December 1 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Eden Court, Bishops Road
Inverness, IV3 5SA United Kingdom
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£6.50
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Considered the first feature-length film made about AIDS, Buddies revolves around 25 year old David who volunteers to visit with an AIDS patient to offer support and comfort. He is assigned to older Robert, a gay activist abandoned by his friends and lovers. The action…

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Discussion: Deaf & Disabled Aesthetics in Film

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Availability of access measures such as captions and audio description is often seen as an ‘extra’, sitting separately from films as works of art. However, many D/deaf and disabled and ally filmmakers and cultural workers integrate accessibility into their style of filmmaking, or consider artistic…

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Pulse

December 6 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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A gay Disabled teenage boy chooses to swap his body for that of a non-disabled cisgender woman, seeing this as the only way he can be loved. A deeply personal film written by and starring queer Disabled filmmaker Daniel Monks, Pulse explores thematic questions such…

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SQIFF Shorts: Picture This

December 6 @ 6:15 pm - 7:55 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Filmmaker and vlogger Ross Wilcock presents short films building on his own video for BBC The Social, Online Dating with a Disability. Themes of ableism and anxiety around sex and dating are explored alongside joy in self-expression and claiming Queer and Disabled as an identity.…

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SQIFF Shorts: Bodies and Borders

December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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The most urgent issues surrounding identity and oppression revolve around bodies and borders. In Being Okey, a gay Nigerian man is denied asylum in Switzerland and consequently caught between the constant fear of being sent home and hope of a life in safety. ABEO is…

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SQIFF Shorts: Deaf Perspectives

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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A showcase of work by and about Deaf queer filmmakers and artists. Films include Dickie Hearts’ latest short, zombie spectacular The Deaf vs The Dead; a documentary about Deaf gay porn actor, Rick; a film-poem, featuring Donna Williams, about translation between British Sign Language and…

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Tomorrow Never Knows

December 8 @ 8:30 pm - 10:10 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free - £8
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A sensitive documentary looking at the life and death of Shar Jones, a transgender person with early onset Alzheimer's Disease, and the difficult choice he and his wife Cynthia Vitale faced as the couple struggled to figure out how to proceed amidst his chaotic decline.…

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