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December 2018

Rafiki

December 9, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Free - £8
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“Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives,” but Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them,…

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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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Queer Arab Lives: My Brother The Devil

December 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:55 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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A life of crime for Hackney gang member, Rash, looks set to change after a chance meeting with a successful photographer shows him a more honest existence away from drugs and fast cash. However, as he looks for a way out of the game, younger…

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SQIFF 2018 Closing Night: White Rabbit

December 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:40 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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Recently single, Korean-born LA artist Sophia Lee - played by performance artist Vivian Bang (who also co-wrote the screenplay with director Daryl Wein) - devotes herself to her public performance art, whether it’s a provocative Korean perspective in the park on the LA Riots or…

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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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East Asian Focus: Alifu The Prince/ss

December 9, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:10 pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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A set of intersecting queer Taiwanese stories about love, identity and loss. Alifu, a member of an indigenous Paiwan community, is selected to succeed her father as the head of her tribe, but hasn't yet come out to her family as trans. She is attracted to Chris, a…

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February 2019

SQIFF Shorts on Tour

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - March 6 @ 11:00 pm
Free - £8
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We present on tour an inclusive selection of LGBTQ+ short films from our 2018 Festival Opening Night. Headlining the programme is VISIBLE, created by Campbell X and Kayza Rose, who explore QTIPOC (queer, trans, and intersex people of colour) histories, challenging mainstream perceptions and sanitisation…

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Valentine’s Day Screening: Weekend

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seamore Community Cinema, 304 Maryhill Road
Glasgow, G20 7YE United Kingdom
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For Valentine's Day we are showing Andrew Haigh's gay classic Weekend. A one night stand that becomes something more - an unconventional love story between two young men trying to make sense of their lives. Screening at Seamore Community Cinema in Maryhill. Programmed by Ross…

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QTIPOC shorts for LGBT History Month

February 22 @ 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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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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