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Tag Archives: Helen Wright

Scottish LGBT poetry book and film backed by awards

Rachel Plummer

A book of poems retelling Scottish myths from an LGBT perspective and a film about a young lesbian with telekinetic powers are to be commissioned as part of next year’s LGBT History Month. Poet Rachel Plummer and filmmaker Helen Wright and have each been awarded £7,000 from Creative Scotland to enable them to produce works which will be unveiled in ...

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SQIFF opens tonight in Glasgow

Campbell X

The 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 ...

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SQIFF 2015 Announces First Film

Dyke Hard

The UK Premiere of Dyke Hard – a raucous, lo-fi high-camp adventure from Sweden- will open the first ever Scottish Queer International Film Festival on the 24th September at the CCA in Glasgow. In Dyke Hard a failed lesbian rock group try to revive their fortunes by travelling to a Battle of the Bands competition in the big city. Along the ...

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