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LEAP Sports Scotland presents: Man Made

October 3, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:35 pm

Free - £8
Two black men and one white man with bare shoulders are pictured in a row looking intensely in the direction of the camera.

Trans FitCon is an all-transgender bodybuilding competition held in Atlanta, USA. Man Made follows 4 trans men stepping on the stage to compete. Rese is a young father struggling with periods of homelessness; Dominic seeks out his family of origin, confronting an alternate history for himself; Kennie admits to himself and his loved ones who he is for the first time in his life; and Mason, a loving husband who struggles with mental illness, works daily to be the man he’s always wanted to be. We follow their emotional and physical journeys as they navigate their lives with the very real risks inherent in the current social and political climate. For the men of Man Made, it’s not about winning – it’s about being seen.

In partnership with LEAP Sports Scotland and followed by a discussion about access of trans people to sport.

Tickets are priced on a sliding scale £0-£8 depending on what you can afford. To book, please use the button below or call CCA box office on +44 (0)141 352 4900.

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This screening has an age recommendation of N/C 15+.

Film has English audio with English captions/subtitles. If you would like to attend this event and require a BSL interpreter for the discussion, please contact access@sqiff.org. Hearing loop available.

Film is relatively accessible to English-speaking blind and partially sighted audiences with a fair amount of explanatory voiceover and dialogue. Large print versions of handouts available.

CCA has good access for wheelchair users, gender neutral toilets, and welcomes assistance animals. Click here for CCA’s Accessibility Guide.

A Quiet Space and programme content notes will be available. Click here for a list of content notes for the 2019 Festival.

Comfy seating (bean bags) are available. If you would like to reserve this, please contact access@sqiff.org.

We have a limited travel fund to assist people to come to the Festival for those who could not otherwise afford to attend. If you would like to apply for this, please contact access@sqiff.org.


In order to make SQIFF more accessible to those on a low income, we use a sliding scale ticket price of £0-£8 for our events. You can choose what you pay based on your circumstances – you won’t be asked for any proof / ID, we just ask that you are honest! Our ticket sales go towards supporting the vital work of LGBTQ+ filmmakers, artists and organisers. If you have a free ticket and can no longer use it, please contact the relevant venue box office to let them know so it can be used by someone else. For more info on what you should pay, click here.


October 3, 2019
6:15 pm - 8:35 pm
Free - £8
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Centre for Contemporary Arts
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Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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