Saturday 6th October 2018, 19:00-20:15 – 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!’.
CONFIRMED for 2018 – PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMAN – If behind every great man is a great woman, then Harvard psychologist and inventor Dr. William Moulton Marston has the good fortune of having two — his wife Elizabeth and their mutual lover Olive Byrne. In addition to helping him perfect the lie detector test, the two women also inspire him to create one of the greatest female superheroes of all time — the beloved comic book character Wonder Woman.
CONFIRMED for 2018 – 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.
CONFIRMED for 2018 – 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.
CONFIRMED for 2018 – SNAPSHOTS – A grandmother’s past collides with her granddaughter’s future and her daughter’s present when the three are united at the family home and a secret past is revealed in a fifty-year-old roll of film. The love between the three generations must rise above decades of deceit.
CONFIRMED for 2018 – ALASKA IS A DRAG – An aspiring drag superstar is offered the chance to leave his drudge job at the local cannery behind when he’s taken under the wing of the local boxing coach. He’ll have to contend with the local homophobes and his mysterious new sparring partner if he’s to win a shot at stardom and escape his Alaskan life.
CONFIRMED for 2018 – IN BETWEEN – Three strong minded Palestinian women share an apartment in Tel Aviv and find themselves free to pursue the unfettered lives and relationships they aspire to, but these women are caught in the constant battle between the modern world and their conservative culture.
CONFIRMED for 2018 – MARIO – Two rising football players with a chance at the Swiss National league find their future careers in jeopardy when they begin to fall for each other, open homosexuality still a taboo in their professional sports world.
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