An evening of LGBTQI shorts (1) 

“Finding their Narratives

Thurs 23 Nov 6.15 pm doors for 6.30 pm start

ArtHouse Crouch End Cinema,

159A Tottenham Ln, London N8 9BT  Map

Book: 020 8245 3099

£10/ £7 (concs.)

“Finding their Narratives

An evening of LGBTQI shorts (1)      

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We could be parents Short film (Sweden, English subtitles)

dir, writer: Björn Elgerd, producer, co-director: David Färdmar (GFEST 2011, 2014 filmmaker) /14 mins

Starring: Bjorn Elgerd

Erik’s boyfriend Marely has left him. Erik tries to get him back by making this movie to explain that the only reason he offered himself for paid sex so that they could afford to become parents one day. Trailer

Smalltown Boy Short doc film (UK)

dir: Moby Longinotto /13 mins

A GFEST 2008 film – 10th anniversary special

David has never felt at home in his small town in the countryside. The locals in his rural home refuse to accept him. As a 15 year old gay boy he is always been shunned, bullied and rejected. But now David plans to show everyone in the village that he’s proud of who he is.

Chained Short doc film (USA)

dir: Betsy Kalin /14 mins

A GFEST 2011 film – 10th anniversary special

From Victorian pocket watches to Zoot Suit style to motorcycle necessity, wallet chains have evolved over the years to become more than a trend in lesbian culture.

Dusk Short film (UK)

dir: Jake Graf (GFEST 2014, 2016 filmmaker) / 15 mins

Starring: Mark Brent, Victoria Emslie, Elaine Hallam

Growing up in 1950s England in an intolerant and uninformed world, young Chris Winters struggles to fit into the gender roles dictated by wider society. Chris meets dream woman Julie, and life lightens a little, but the growing feeling that theirs is a life half lived haunts Chris. Chris is finally struck by the realisation that for some decisions there is no right answer, and that it’s those that truly define us. Trailer

Finding Home Short doc film (UK)

dir: Veronica McKenzie camera: Fahmida Islam

editor: Julia Fecchio / 32 mins

London Premiere.

Agnes Bognar, Ignacho (Nacho) Diaz Vazquez, Nathaniel Oyinloye, Richard Muhenda, Juliet Nangobi and Stephen Ofwono talk about “Finding Home” – the stories of LGBTQI Asylum seekers and Migrants from Uganda, Hungary and Spain, who under difficult circumstances came to the UK, and triumphed in building new lives.

88 mins run + a filmmakers Q&A

If you like this, please also check GFEST 2017 films on 20 Nov / 21 Nov / 22 Nov / 24 Nov / and GFEST 2017 performances on 25 Nov.