Tuesday , 19 November 2019

SQIFF opens tonight in Glasgow

Campbell XThe first ever Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF) opens tonight at CCA, Glasgow.

Opening night highlights include a fantastic selection of short films on queer identity- from LGBTI Muslim groups to ‘straight acting’ footballers- Whose Identity Is It Anyway? at 6.30pm and the UK Premiere, attended by the director and cast, of Dyke Hard, an outrageous Swedish battle of the bands adventure with roller derby girls, pirates and ghosts.

Over the next 4 days, SQIFF will host over 30 events from free workshops to massive parties by the likes of Dive! and LUYD, international documentaries, free family movies and more.

SQIFF is truly queer, many other film festivals put an emphasis on gay and/or lesbian films, but this festival has gives a platform to films that truly question identities and includes five trans films sponsored by the Scottish Transgender Alliance.

To download the programme, click here.

Tickets for screenings are £5 / £4 conc / Free for unemployed and asylum seekers.

More info at www.sqiff.org.

 

 

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