Author: Will Allaway

Goldfish

Goldfish

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…

Blue Lemon

Blue Lemon

The Blue Lemon, 48 High Street, Shrewsbury The Blue Lemon Natural Soap & Handmade Skincare Company are happy to be able to sponsor the Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival. Before beginning our skincare journey, one of our partners, Jorg, worked in Film & TV production. Having had films of his own screened at various festivals himself, […]

Beached Whale

Beached Whale

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.

Three Centimetres

Three Centimetres

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.

Marguerite

Marguerite

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.

Candy

Candy

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.

Clip Lecture – A Romp Through Classic Camp

Clip Lecture – A Romp Through Classic Camp

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!’.

2018 Film Festival Programme

The Thirteenth Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival will be held on 05th-07th October 2018 The film festival is completely organised by volunteers and we are funded by grants, individual donations and sponsorship. In line with our mission, the films we screen at the Rainbow Film Festival aim to entertain, educate, challenge and change. We also support and publicise local LGBT events and campaigns. […]