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December 2018

SQIFF Shorts: Queer Scotland

December 8, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:10 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Our 2018 Scottish shorts programme contains another exciting range of work by and about LGBTQ+ people and communities within our (un)fair land. Among the imagery and themes included are the search for community and intimacy, trans embodiment, anti-queer conditioning, erotic fantasies in rural landscapes, lost…

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SQIFF Shorts: Deaf Perspectives

December 8, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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Leitis in Waiting + Lady Eva

December 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 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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Tonga, an island group in the South Pacific, has long considered trans women, known as leitis, an integral part of its culture, often carrying significant social status. But recent Western religious influences have seen their identities being increasingly challenged. This documentary traces their proud cultural history 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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Shakedown

December 9, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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Free - £8
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Owned by women, underground and illegal in nature, the club Shakedown was an independent, all black lesbian strip club operating in LA from the late 90s. Director Leilah Weinraub’s film chronicles the explicit performances and personal relationships of the party’s dancers and organisers, including Ronnie-Ron, Shakedown Productions’ creator and emcee; Mahogany, the legendary “mother” of the community;…

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Document presents: The Gospel of Eureka

December 9, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Evangelical Christians and drag queens collide in the southern, Arkansas town of Eureka Springs, home to both a massive amphitheatre performing the Passion Play every year and a local gay bar with a tradition of gospel-inspired drag. Despite chasms in political and religious viewpoints, the…

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SQIFF Shorts: Tender Anguish

December 9, 2018 @ 8:15 pm - 9:25 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Harika Özer is an impoverished trans sex worker whose family sought refuge from Siirt to Manisa in Turkey in the 80s. Raf, a young queer man in the UK, struggles to find his place amongst the crowd in a dive gay bar. Icarus arrives in…

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June 2019

Portraits of Artists as Young Men (& Women & Other)

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Art School, 20 Scott Street
Glasgow, G3 6PE United Kingdom
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SQIFF curates a screening as part of Glasgow School of Art's Degree Show programme, Dress Rehearsal. Portraits of Artists as Young Men (& Women & Other) takes a look at the earlier, formative days of queer artists who have gone on to make significant bodies…

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