Short Film: (Saturday 7th October, 14:00). Part of the UK Short Film Programme – Amanda awakes from a one-night stand with woman she can’t get away from quickly enough. Her gay friend Nick calls telling her his mother is paying a surprise visit, bringing her Victorian values with her. Will Amanda play along and bury her pride by pretending to be his girlfriend?
Short Film: (Saturday 7th October, 14:00). Part of the UK Short Film Programme – Rita is about to kick the bucket, but before she does she’s got one last job to do: drag her granddaughter out of the closet.
Short Film: (Saturday 7th October, 14:00). Part of the UK Short Film Programme – It’s the early 90’s and Andrew, who lives on an East-London council estate, has become obsessed with his neighbour Jo.
Short Film: (Saturday 7th October, 14:00). Part of the UK Short Film Programme – George Montague is fighting for an apology over his arrest in 1974 under anti gay laws. This is his story….
After watching approximately 100 films, attending several film festivals and scouring the internet, the organisers of the Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival have almost finalised the programme for the 2017 film festival, taking place Friday 6th to Sunday 8th October at the Old Market Hall cinema in Shrewsbury.
Feature Film: (Saturday 7th October, 11:00). Theo and Hugo encounter each other in a sex club, where their overwhelming desire creates an unexpected intimacy.
Feature Film: (Sunday 8th October, 15:30). Signature Move is a hilarious and heartfelt look at modern families and the complexities of love in its many forms. Zaynab is a thirty-something Pakistani, Muslim, lesbian lawyer living in Chicago who begins a new romance with Alma, a confident and vivacious Mexican-American woman.
Feature Film: (Sunday 8th October, 11:00). 17 year-old Sangaile, is fascinated by stunt planes. Afraid of heights, she has never dared to even enter in one of the cockpits. At a summer aeronautical show, nearby her parents’ lakeside villa, she meets Auste – a local girl of her age, who unlike Sangaile, lives her life to the full with creativity and dare.
Feature Film: (Saturday 7th October, 20:00). It’s Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn’t been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the sex worker and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor.
Feature Film: (Saturday 7th October, 17:30). South Africa led the world with its all embracing Constitution, granting homosexuals unprecedented freedoms and rights. This feature, produced by the Out In Africa Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, takes a look at South Africa through the lives and experiences of a cross section of Cape Town queers.