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September 2017

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin (Stornoway)

September 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
An Lanntair, 55 Kenneth St
Stornoway, HS1 2DS
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£3 - £4
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The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin celebrates a beloved storyteller, following his evolution from conservative son of the Old South to gay rights pioneer whose novels inspired others to reclaim their lives. Director Jennifer M. Kroot weaves a fascinating life story exploring a creative artist…

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The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin (Inverness)

September 24 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Eden Court, Bishops Road
Inverness, IV3 5SA United Kingdom
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£5.50 - £6.50
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The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin celebrates a beloved storyteller, following his evolution from conservative son of the Old South to gay rights pioneer whose novels inspired others to reclaim their lives. Director Jennifer M. Kroot weaves a fascinating life story exploring a creative artist…

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SQIFF Schools: Real Boy

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free
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“I just want to be loved by my family,” says Bennett, a 19-year-old trans man. “But for my family, it’s not as simple as that.” Ben’s mum is having a hard time coming to terms with her child’s transition. His dad and sister no longer…

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Tax on Me

September 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free - £8
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In the last few years, local authorities in Scotland have increased care charging, obliging people with disabilities to pay more than others to achieve the same basic human rights. Tax on Me is a hip-hop music video by filmmaker Kiana Kalantar-Hormozi and media coop responding…

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ATOPOS, generi teatranti

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:20 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Atopos Compagnia Teatrale is an Italian theatre company bringing together professional and non-professional actors, both trans- and cisgender. This documentary is about their experiences in the creation of Atopos' flagship production, Human Variables. The film describes reality through chronicling the making of a play, a…

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Chavela

September 28 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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£5.50
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Co-directors Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi interweave candid stories told by Mexican ranchera singer Chavela Vargas and those closest to her in this multi-faceted biographical film. An incomparable performer, she was also a lesbian woman who defied all social expectations, revolutionising music and challenging the…

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A Womb of Their Own

September 28 @ 8:45 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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How do people who don’t experience themselves as simply female or male handle a culture that offers only these two identities? A Womb of Their Own introduces a charismatic, funny, thoughtful group of masculine-of-centre-identified people who go through pregnancy. Each individual and couple navigates gender…

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Queer Revolution: Carlos Jauregui: The Unforgettable Fag

September 29 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free - £8
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A key figure in the gay rights movement of 1980s and 90s South America, Carlos Jáuregui became politicised after witnessing mass demonstrations and early pride marches taking place in France and the United States. Returning home to find street arrests and mass raids on gay…

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Workshop: Queer Storytelling with Catherine Gund SOLD OUT

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free
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This event is now FULLY BOOKED - sorry for any disappointment. Please see our list of other fabulous free filmmaking workshops taking place during SQIFF 2017. There are also still tickets left for our screening of Catherine's new film, Chavela. Founder and Director of Aubin…

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Arika Presents: The Polymath, or The Life and Opinions of Samuel R. Delany, Gentleman

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free - £8
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Fred Barney Taylor's documentary offers a portrait of Samuel R. Delany, black gay man, radical, and revered author of science fiction novels. Delany is also a well-regarded literary critic and academic with a candid and iconoclastic approach. He recounts his Harlem childhood, experiences with psychotherapy,…

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