Author: Will Allaway

Cocoon

Cocoon

Short Film: (Saturday 7th October, 17:30). Screening prior to While You Weren’t Looking. 1997 China is a place of transitions. Control of Hong Kong has just returned to the mainland. Western values are beginning to impact traditional Chinese values.

Home

Home

Short Film: (Sunday 8th October, 13:30). Part of the International Short Film Programme – Hava’s brothers decide to divide their paternal property. According to traditional customs, the right to inheritance belongs to male descendants only whereas Hava has no right to inherit. The eldest brother is obligated to find a husband for his sister. Hava must be married and live at her husband’s house.

Sign

Sign

Short Film: (Sunday 8th October, 13:30). Part of the International Short Film Programme – Using silent vignettes, music, and sign language, “Sign” uniquely tells the story of a relationship between Ben, a hearing man, and Aaron, who is deaf.

The Carer

The Carer

Short Film: (Saturday 7th October, 14:00). Part of the UK Short Film Programme – Ari, a sophisticated and urbane Gay man, moves into a care home and encounters Beau, the beautiful, heterosexual, illiterate former thief who is now his Carer. Their unlikely  meeting changes the future for both of them.

Dusk

Dusk

Short Film: (Saturday 7th October, 14:00). Part of the UK Short Film Programme – Growing up in 1950s England in an intolerant and uninformed world, young Chris Winters struggles to fit into the gender roles dictated by wider society.

2017 Film Festival Programme

2017 Film Festival Programme

The Twelfth Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival will be held on 06th-08th October 2017 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. Planning […]