At the Old Market Hall (OMH), Shrewsbury

Friday October 15th

Opening event with the Mayor of Shrewsbury – 7pm Doors open.

The Mayor of Shrewsbury will open the Festival @ 7.15pm.

Jump Darling, 2020, Canada, Drama (1h 30mins) –  Start 8pm – Finish approx. 9.30pm (WIDE)

A rookie drag queen reeling from a breakup escapes to the country, where he finds his grandmother in steep decline yet desperate to avoid the local nursing home.

Jump, Darling | Official Trailer

Saturday October 16th

Ahead of the Curve, 2020, U.S, Documentary (1h 38mins) –  Start 1.30pmFinish approx. 3.10pm. Followed by a post-film discussion with Helen Sandler (former Associate Editor of Diva Magazine)

Franco Stevens launches Curve, a bestselling lesbian magazine, to help serve the community of queer women.

Ahead of the Curve | Official Trailer
Helen Sandler former Associate Editor of Diva Magazine
Carol, 2015, U.S, Romance/Drama (1h 58mins) –  Start 5pmFinish approx. 7pm (Park Circus)

Therese Belivet works at a department store in Manhattan where she encounters the beautiful Carol. Things take an unexpected turn when Therese develops strong feelings for Carol.

Carol | Official International Trailer | Starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara
Portrait of a Lady on Fire, 2019, France (subtitles), Romance/Drama (1h 59mins) – Start 8pmFinish approx. 10pm (Curzon)

France, 1770. Marianne, a painter, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Héloïse is a reluctant bride to be and Marianne must paint her without her knowing. She observes her by day, to paint her secretly.

Portrait of a Lady on Fire | Official Trailer

Sunday October 17th

No Ordinary Man, 2021, U.S, Documentary (1h 24mins) – Start 2pmFinish approx. 3.30pm (TFC)

The extraordinary life and career of jazz musician and transgender icon Billy Tipton.

No Ordinary Man | Official Trailer | Oscilloscope Laboratories HD
Socrates, 2019,  Brazil (subtitles), Drama (1h 11mins) – Start 5pmFinish approx. 6.15pm (Peccadillo)

After his mother’s sudden death, Socrates, a 15-year-old living on the margins of São Paulo’s coast, must survive on his own. As he faces isolation because of his sexuality, his search for a decent, worthy life reaches a breaking point.

Socrates | Official Trailer | Breaking Glass Pictures | BGP Indie LGBTQ Movie
And Then We Danced, 2019, Sweden/Georgia/France (subtitles), Romance/Drama (1h 53mins) – Start 7.30pmFinish approx. 9.30pm (approx (Peccadillo)

A male dancer and his partner have been training for years for a spot in the National Georgian Ensemble. The arrival of another dancer throws him off balance, sparking both an intense rivalry and romantic desire that may cause him to risk his future.

And Then We Danced | Trailer | Peccadillo Pictures