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December 2018

LEAP Sports Scotland presents: Light in the Water

December 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Scottish Youth Theatre, The Old Sheriff Court, 105 Brunswick Street
Glasgow, G1 1TF United Kingdom
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Free - £8
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In 1982, soon after the first Gay Games was held in the US, 'West Hollywood Swim Club,' as it was known then, registered as the first openly gay masters swim and water polo club. This documentary follows the club’s battle for acceptance, from humble beginnings…

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QWPS presents: Queer The Screen

December 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Queer Words Project Scotland presents a preview of some of the stories and poems featured in We Were Always Here, an anthology of weird, queer Scottish writing being published in February 2019 by 404 Ink. Experience a selection of stories and poems influenced by film…

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Meet The SQIFF Programmers

December 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Your chance to meet some of the programmers behind the Festival, find out more about the process of finding and selecting films, and ask any questions you might have. As a community festival, we welcome feedback on our approach, so encourage those with thoughts and…

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Walking:Holding

December 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Space, London Road, 257 London Road
Glasgow, G40 1PE United Kingdom
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Free - £8
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What does your town look like from someone else's perspective? What's it like to hold hands with a complete stranger and walk through the city centre? Performance art and mobile technology converge in Walking:Holding, a meditative documentary that journeys through urban landscapes exploring identity and intimacy in…

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A Deal With The Universe

December 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free - £8
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Documentary A Deal with the Universe is filmmaker Jason Barker's debut feature. Autobiographical and made entirely from personal archive and home video diaries, the film follows Jason's incredible story of how he came to give birth to his child, charting over 15 years of his…

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SQIFF Shorts: Gay as in Hysterically Funny

December 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free - £8
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What does it mean to make fun of yourself and your community as an LGBTQ+ person? This programme examines queerness and onscreen comedy, including short films by Raymond Yeung, Jordan Firstman, and Alli Logout, and episodes from Ingrid Jungermann’s classic webseries, F to 7th. Featuring…

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February 2019

QTIPOC shorts for LGBT History Month

February 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street
Glasgow, G3 8AW United Kingdom
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Free - £8
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For LGBT History Month, SQIFF and the Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) are partnering to showcase short films focusing on QTIPOC representation and ideas. My Loneliness is Killing Me features a femme man of colour who invites a white man to his apartment…

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October 2019

SQIFF Schools: Norfolk Trans Youth: Respecting & Understanding Differences

October 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Commissioned by Mancroft Advice Project, a Norwich-based charity, and created by Scottish filmmaker Nicole O’Reilly, Norfolk Trans Youth: Respecting & Understanding Differences gives a voice to young trans people. Incorporating interviews with trans youth in Norfolk, O’Reilly’s debut feature gives its participants space to explain…

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LUX Scotland presents: where did we land + Fi Dem I & II

October 2, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:50 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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London-based curator and artist Rabz Lansiquot screens their new moving image essay where did we land, an ongoing experiment interrogating the effect of images of anti-black violence produced and reproduced in film and media, and parts 1 and 2 of artist Zinzi Minott’s Fi Dem…

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LEAP Sports Scotland presents: Man Made

October 3, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:35 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Trans FitCon is an all-transgender bodybuilding competition held in Atlanta, USA. Man Made follows 4 trans men stepping on the stage to compete. Rese is a young father struggling with periods of homelessness; Dominic seeks out his family of origin, confronting an alternate history for…

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