Feature Film: (Thursday 1st December 2016, 20:00 – The Hive). HOLDING THE MAN – Tim and John fell in love and embarked on a forbidden high school romance that was to last a lifetime.
Feature Film: (Friday 27th January 2017, 20:00 – The Hive). TRIANGLES – WITNESSES OF THE HOLOCAUST – is an unprecedented inclusive film that shines an intimate light on a broader community and culture of the Holocaust not previously revealed.
The Times of Harvey Milk – Sunday 14th February 2016 @ 14:30, The Hive. Plus: Harvey’s nephew, Stuart Milk, President of The Harvey Milk Foundation will be giving a talk. Like Harvey, Stuart has chosen to speak out as an openly gay advocate for not only the LGBT community, but all who remain marginalized or diminished by inequality in the law, or societal inequality.
Reel In The Closet – Sunday 14th February 2016 @ 11:00, The Old Market Hall. Feature-length documentary that let’s us connect with queer people from the past through the rare home movies that they left for us.
Feature Film: (Saturday 17th October, 16:30 – The Old Market Hall Cinema). Royal Intelligence Ministry agent, Jayson Bend, teams up with a Swiss agent to try and stop the launch of a satellite that will turn the owner of the largest global hair salon chain into one of the most powerful men in the world.
Short Film: (Saturday Morning Shorts – 10:15 17th Oct 2015 Old Market Hall). A warm and fuzzy interview of two people in love.
A selection of Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans and Queer (LGBTQ) short films popular with past audiences of the Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival. An emotional roller-coaster of fiction, poems, music and documentaries from around the world.
1st December 2015 – The Hive. In this compelling documentary, five HIV-positive gay men spend a week preparing for their first solo parachute jump.
Sunday 17th May 2015 @ 20:00, The Hive. In response to finding the words “fag” and “U R gay” spray-painted on her car, Erin decided to embrace what happened by leaving the graffiti on her car, putting her studies on hold and embarking upon a video-documented 55,000 mile journey through 41 U.S. states.
We are eager this year to feature a number of screening outside Shrewsbury as requested in some of the feedback forms during previous festival weekends.
Is there a community hall, local cinema or other suitable venue you would like the festival to come to? Is there an organisation you would like us to present to? Do get in touch and we will do our best.