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.
Feature Film: (Saturday 6th October, 15:00) – SNAPSHOTS (with Discussion of depictions of older lesbians on screen) – An intimate story of love lost, love found and love everlasting in three generations of women.
Feature Film: (Saturday 6th October, 20:30)– 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.
Feature Film: (Sunday 7th October, 11:00) – 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.
Feature Film: (Sunday 7th October, 17:30) – 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.
Monday 19th February 2018 7:30pm – The Hive, Shrewsbury – Told entirely in the words of James Baldwin (novelist, playwright, essayist, civil rights activist and gay man) through both personal appearances and the text of his final unfinished book project, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO touches on the lives and assassinations of Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Medgar Evers to bring powerful clarity to how the image and reality of Blacks in America today is fabricated and enforced.
Sunday 11th February 2018 7pm – The Old Market Hall – A decorated officer Touko returns home to Finland after the war. But life during peacetime proves equally distressing, where homosexuality is illegal and men around him are being pressured to marry and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, who are proud and free of inhibitions.
Feature Film: (Saturday 8th October, 18:30). Theo and Hugo encounter each other in a sex club, where their overwhelming desire creates an unexpected intimacy.