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October 2019

Cassandro, the Exotico!

October 5 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free - £8
A white woman with dark hair in a pink and white headscarf and a white and green outfit holds a 16mm camera up to a white man with short blond hair, wearing bright make-up, a pink, white, and black skimpy wrestling outfit, and a green medalion. Behind them is a stretch of road.

Cassandro is a well-known lucha libre wrestler known for his extravagant gayness and equally spectacular wrestling moves. Shot on 16mm over the course of 5 years, Marie Losier’s film follows a champion coming to terms with his increasingly ailing body. We bear witness to Cassandro's…

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Stonewall Scotland presents: Before Stonewall

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema, 304 Maryhill Road
Glasgow, G20 7YE United Kingdom
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Free - £8
Two smiling men in army uniforms have their arms around each others shoulders in an old black and white image.

On June 27 1969, police raided The Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York. In a spontaneous show of support and frustration, the city’s queer community rioted for three nights, an event often considered the birth of the modern LGBT Rights Movement. Revealing and…

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Lemebel

October 6 @ 2:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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Free - £8
A white person, Pedro Lemebel, with white facial and dark eye make-up stares at the camera. His head is engulfed by red feathers.

Pedro Lemebel’s sharp, poetic texts and provocative performances make him one of South America’s most significant artists. Under Pinochet’s dictatorship in Chile, Lemebel expressed things most wouldn’t dare. For the country’s left-wing opposition, his queerness made him an awkward figure as he exposed their machismo…

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No Box for Me. An Intersex Story

October 6 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free - £8
Close up of a white person with short dark hair and lipstick, smiling with their head resting on their hand.

A heartfelt, poetic documentary focusing on four young adults who - like an estimated 0.5 to 1.7 percent of people - were born with variations in their sex characteristics making it difficult for Western medicine to impose classifications on them. The intersex people in No…

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DOCMA screening

October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free - £8
A bright room with sunlight streaming in the windows. In the room are rows of chairs and a projector facing a screen.

Following our DOCMA workshop (click here for the workshop listing) - where participants will take part in creating their own 1-minute documentary as part of a 5-minute documentary film made by 5 filmmakers in 5 different documentary styles - we invite audiences to come and…

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LGBT Health & Wellbeing Community Filmmaking

October 6 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free - £8
A white person bathed in red light and shadow looms out of the dark, grinning with light playing about them.

LGBT Health & Wellbeing is a charity promoting the health, wellbeing, and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Scotland and providing support, services, and information. Two of the organisation’s groups have recently created collectively-made short films, which we will showcase at this…

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Vision Portraits

October 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free - £8
A black man sits on a subway carriage seat. He has short black hair, his eyes are closed, he holds a white cane, and he wears a dark jacket.

Vision Portraits is a vivid and hypnotic exploration by filmmaker Rodney Evans illuminating the compelling stories of four visually impaired artists - photographer John Dugdale, dancer Kayla Hamilton, writer Ryan Knighton, and the filmmaker himself. Evans contrasts their journeys with his own personal and professional…

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Black History Month: Portrait of Jason

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free
Black and white close up of a black man, Jason Holliday, gazing directly at the camera with a sly perhaps annoyed look. He has short black hair and glasses, and holds a cigarette in his hand.

Portrait of Jason shows sex worker and entertainer, Jason Holliday, recounting his life story for filmmaker Shirley Clarke. Jason is the sole on-screen presence in the film. He narrates his life story to the camera, behind which Clarke and her partner at the time, actor…

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Black History Month: Calalai: In Betweenness + shorts

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free
Two Bugis women from southern Indonesia sit next to each other in a wooden building with red awning. One has a white shirt and headscarf and appears to be in prayer. The other woman wears a black and white tshirt with a tiger on it and is looking down.

Calalai: In Betweenness by filmmaker Kiki Febriyanti depicts women in South Sulawesi Bugis culture, which for centuries has accepted gender diversity as implicit, believing humans consist of 5 genders, one of them being calalai. The film takes a closer look at the definition of femininity…

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December 2019

Quiet Heroes with Glasgow Zine Library

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Glasgow Zine Library, 636 Cathcart Road
Glasgow, G42 8AA United Kingdom
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£3 - £5
An all red background with 'Quiet Heroes' and 'Sundance' written in white letters and two barely sketched white figures in white.

Join us for a screening of Quiet Heroes at Glasgow Zine Library's new space in the Southside of Glasgow. Quiet Heroes documents one doctor’s fight against stigma, shame, and ignorance through the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis in the heartland of America’s west. This screening is…

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