Are you into emotional edging?

Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

  Join us for a journey of conscious and unconscious thoughts. This screening features distinct experimental shorts made by trans and non-binary people that focuses on the varied ways our community tell stories of forming and navigating relationships, both digitally and in real life.  The films in this programme utilise archival footage, found footage, digital …

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Free – £10

Building Community with LGBT Unity

Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

  In the summer of 2023, SQIFF and LGBT Unity hosted filmmaking workshops for queer asylum seekers and refugees. The workshops were facilitated by filmmakers Campbell X and Ambroise of Paradax Period, and focused on not only storytelling, filming and editing, but also building community and creating accessible ways to make films. In this screening, …

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Free – £10

Come Back to the 5 and Dime, Jimmy Dean Jimmy Dean with TGirlsonFilm

Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

  Five girlies reunite at a five-and-dime for the 20th anniversary of James Dean's death. They all gossip and process where life has led them over a cup of coffee, the film features five female leads, one of which is Cher and another is a glamorous transexual. Based on a play and directed by Robert …

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Free – £10

Animation Now

Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

  ‘Animation Now’ celebrates a new generation of queer animators. The programme includes both 2D and 3D animation in the form of narrative shorts, experimental art film and an immersive game walkthrough.  The screening starts with the heartfelt 3D animation Dear Nana telling the story of the narrator’s late grandmother who was a supportive figure …

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Queer East Presents: Peafowl 공작새

Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

  Shin-myung is a transgender woman and dancer who competes in waacking. Having cut ties with her family and rural hometown, Shin-myung seeks various ways to fund her gender reassignment surgery. But one day, she is informed that her estranged father, a master of Nongak folk music, has died. He stipulated that Shin-myung can receive …

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Free – £10

Not Quite That

Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

  ‘Not Quite That’ follows 57-year-old Sarah, a butch lesbian predisposed to breast cancer. Sarah discusses the implications of a mastectomy as a butch presenting person. She contemplates if people would perceive her as transmasculine and how that would make her feel. Her long-term close friends listen attentively and help her process the situation. The …

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Queerventures with Kendal Mountain Events

Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

  Kendal Mountain Festival is one of the UK's longest running Adventure Film Festivals. Their programming goes far beyond the stereotypical adventurer, reaching out to individuals whose narratives are often overlooked. As part of this they have proudly curated a film programme of Queer-led films to stand in solidarity with the local LGBTQIA+ community and …

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Free – £10

Documenting and Archiving

Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

  This event is all about queer histories, past and present. It explores a range of approaches to documentation and archiving. The programme alternates between shorts of around 5min and ‘longer shorts’ of 10+ minutes. The first films are about American and English histories of the 80s-90s. The next couple document millennial queer experiences surrounding …

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Closing Film: Mutt

Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

  Mutt tells the story of a young trans man named Feña reacquainting with family and friends he has not seen since before his transition.  Feña (Lío Mehiel) experiences contrasting moments of hostility and heartfelt care upon reintroduction to his father, younger sister and ex-boyfriend. The father shows signs of intimidation by his child's new …

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