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SQIFF Shorts: Queer Scotland III

October 1, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Free – £8

Presenting a selection of the compelling array of queer filmmaking happening in Scotland. A gay man drags his friend into lying to his mother with hilarious results, a Polish woman gives insights into why she chose to leave her country to move to Edinburgh, a mother-daughter relationship in the year 2020 proves surprising, and a bisexual woman from China explores her identity amongst the varied approaches in this showcase.

We will to be joined by at least one filmmaker from each featured short film for a Q&A after the screening.

ACCESS: Level access at entrance of CCA with lift up to first floor for Theatre space. Accessible toilets available. English and Polish languages with English captions/subtitles. BSL interpretation for Q&A. Hearing loop. Audio description available (small amount of non-English dialogue read within AD).

Ticket prices on a sliding scale according to your circumstances. Choose between FREE, £2, £4, £6, or £8 (prices include CCA booking fee) according to what you can afford. See our ticketing information for more details.

To book, please use the button below or call CCA box office on +44 (0)141 352 4900.

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When a Man Loves a Woman (10m)
Dir: Charlie Francis, Year: 2016
A comedy about identity, the lies we tell our mothers, and the lies we ask our friends to tell our mothers.

Fuego (10m)
Dir: Alice Jane McKinney, Year: 2017
Fuego is a short documentary following Marta as she returns to her small rural village in Poland, after leaving in search of a better life.

Amber Blue (10m)
Dir: Hong Anh Nguyen, Year: 2017
While cooking a warm stew together, the relationship between a mother and daughter boils over only to reveal the truth about their peculiar relationship.

Poly Amour (7m)
Dir: Kiana Kalantar-Hormozi, Year: 2016
How capable are we to love boundlessly? This film explores polyamory, deconstructing conventional stereotypes of the romantic relationship structure.

Pull (5m)
Dir: Eleanor Capaldi, Year: 2016
Pull explores what happens when two people are inexorably drawn to one another.

A Long Line of Glitter (15m)
Dir: Asten Holmes-Elliott, Year: 2017
A short film created by LGBT Age community members and a rare chance to witness the unique perspective of people who have lived through changes we now take for granted.

Fluid (14m)
Dir: Whei Zhou, Year: 2016
An experimental film in which a bisexual woman from China explores her identity.

Joey (9m)
Dir: Helen Wright, Year: 2017
A lesbian sci-fi short about a young woman with telekinetic powers going out on the queer scene for the first time.


October 1, 2017
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Free – £8
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Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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