Tag archive for Glasgow

Bruce LaBruce: Representing the Unrepresentable

Bruce LaBruce: Representing the Unrepresentable

I came to fruition as an artist, so to speak, during the gay sexual liberation movement. The engine of the gay movement in the seventies and eighties, right up to the mid nineties, was militant, extreme, with unapologetic sex and sexual experimentation. I used pornographic…

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I Do?: The Kids Are All Right (Glasgow)

I Do?: The Kids Are All Right (Glasgow)

Jules (Julianne Moore) and Nic (Annette Bening) have been together for almost twenty years and have two teenage offspring named Joni and Laser, who were conceived via artificial insemination. Unbeknown to their mothers, Joni and Laser seek out their biological father, a restaurateur named Paul…

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I Do?: Homotopia plus shorts (Glasgow)

I Do?: Homotopia plus shorts (Glasgow)

Yoshi falls in lust with someone he met in a park bathroom while reading Frantz Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks. Sadly, his new love interest is about to get gay married. So, Yoshi and his band of radical queers decide this wedding need not take…

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I Do?: Fire (Glasgow)

I Do?: Fire (Glasgow)

Sita (Nandita Das) and Radha (Shabana Azmi) are both stuck in loveless marriages. While Sita is trapped in an arranged relationship with her cruel and unfaithful husband, Jatin, Radha is married to his brother, Ashok, who is strongly religious and believes in suppressing sexual desire….

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Queer Women in Love: Bound (Glasgow)

Queer Women in Love: Bound (Glasgow)

Violet (Jennifer Tilly) longs to escape her relationship with her mafioso boyfriend Caesar and seizes the chance when alluring ex-con Corky (Gina Gershon) comes along. Violet and Corky enter into a clandestine affair and hatch a scheme to steal 2 million dollars of mafia money. …

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I Do?: The Lodger (Glasgow)

I Do?: The Lodger (Glasgow)

The Lodger is an early film from Alfred Hitchcock, in which the notoriously queer-minded filmmaker gives a subversive critique of married coupledom – a trope which would infuse his later US work. A serial killer known as ‘The Avenger’ is loose in London and a…

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Queer Women in Love: Nina’s Heavenly Delights (Glasgow)

Queer Women in Love: Nina’s Heavenly Delights (Glasgow)

When young Glaswegian cook Nina returns home for her father’s funeral after three years living in London, she begins a romantic relationship with Lisa, an old childhood friend who now owns half of Nina’s late dad’s Indian restaurant, The New Taj. Together, the two lovers…

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I Do?: Cloudburst (Glasgow)

I Do?: Cloudburst (Glasgow)

Grouchy, foul-mouthed Stella and sweet, straight-talking Dotty are a lesbian couple from Maine who embark on a Thelma and Louise-style road trip to Nova Scotia to get married after Dotty is moved to a nursing home by her granddaughter. Adapted from the director’s own stage…

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Queer Women in Love: Stud Life (Glasgow)

Queer Women in Love: Stud Life (Glasgow)

JJ is a black lesbian ‘stud’ working as a wedding photographer with white gay best friend, Seb. When JJ falls in love with the beautiful and mysterious Elle, JJ and Seb’s friendship is tested for the first time as JJ has to choose between her…

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Queer Women in Love: Break My Fall (Glasgow)

Queer Women in Love: Break My Fall (Glasgow)

Liza is hovering precariously between change and self-destruction, between leaving her failing relationship with girlfriend Sally and finding success with their band, Blanket. Sally is working in an unfulfilling job and clinging to fantasies of a better life, ignoring the chaos around her. Their best…

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