Short Film: (Sunday 7th October, 13:30). Part of the International Short Film Programme – In celebration of his birthday, a young boy, Stratis, is excited to get a new pet fish. His father, a staunch, rough around the edges conservative takes him to the pet store but ends up disappointed in his son’s choice. With all the gladiator fish he could choose from, the young boy selected a chubby goldfish. During their return home, the boy declares that his goldfish is gay but the father just won’t have it…
Short Film: (Saturday 6th October, 13:30). Part of the UK Short Film Programme – When Elaines husband dies, leaving her a map and directions to where he would like his ashes to be scattered, she sets out on a road trip with her best friend, Lois, leaving their quiet village in South Wales for the Yorkshire Dales.
Short Film: (Sunday 7th October, 11:00). Bonus short, screening prior to In Between – In the oldest fun park of Beirut, four young female friends go on a Ferris Wheel ride. During this claustrophobic open-air journey, they touch on intimate subjects, from making best use of three centimetres to Joanna’s recent breakup. However, Suzie’s breakup advice leads to an unexpected confession.
Short Film: (Saturday 6th October, 15:00). Bonus short, screening prior to Snapshots – An ageing woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past.
Short Film: (Saturday 6th October, 13:30). Part of the UK Short Film Programme – A non-fiction short following drag queen Candy Fierce, promoting a message of self-love and body positivity; defying social expectations and traditional norms surrounding body image.
Short Film: (Saturday 6th October, 13:30). Part of the UK Short Film Programme – When news breaks that the county pig fete is being revived, the once-legendary Farmer decides to take one final chance and invest his life savings in a thoroughbred piglet.
Lecture: (Saturday 6th October, 19:00) – This clip lecture will explore some of the big camp hitters that have stood the test of time, and at least one that hasn’t! Taking in the ‘film sissy’ of the 1920s and 30s, Carmen Miranda, classic musicals, drag on screen, Carry On, Elizabeth Taylor, queer arthouse movies, and peplum, there is something to wet everyone’s whistle in A Romp Through Classic Camp!’.
Feature Film: (Friday 5th October, 20:00) – PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMAN – incredible true story about Dr. William Moulton Marston, his wife, Elizabeth and their mutual lover, Olive.
Feature Film: (Sunday 7th October, 15:00) – A FANTASTIC WOMAN – Marina’s life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.
Feature Film: (Saturday 6th October, 11:00) – A MOMENT IN THE REEDS – Leevi returns to Finland to help his estranged father work on their family cabin, a process interrupted by a recent asylum seeker from Syria.