If You Dare Desire + shorts

“Women’s Voices!”

Tues 21 Nov 8.15 pm doors for 8.30 pm start

Rich Mix Cinema, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA Map

book: 020 7613 7498

£10.50, Members £8.50, Concs £8 and £5 for 18 – 25 RM membership card.

“Women’s Voices!”

If You Dare Desire + Shorts   

(image / pdf posters – to share via social media)

Mai Short Film (Spain, English subtitles)

writer and dir: Marta González / 8 mins

Starring: Aida Flix, Aida Qui, Maria Pijuan, Olga Masot

 2017: Carmeta, Mari and Pilar are three old ladies who spend every afternoon sitting on a bench, next to the main street of their village. The arrival of a mysterious pair of girls turns into the main topic of discussion among the women.

Pepper Short film (Canada, French, English subtitles)

dir. Patrick Aubert / 7 mins

A GFEST 2015 film – 10th anniversary special

The painful awakening of a couple after an evening of fantasies… Dreams evaporate, reality appears. Trailer/ teaser

Lily Short film (Ireland)

writer, dir: Graham Cantwell / 22 mins

Starring: Clara Harte, Dean Quinn

On the cusp of becoming a young woman, Lily is carrying a secret. With her best friend, the fiercely loyal and flamboyant Simon, she navigates the treacherous waters of school life. When a misunderstanding with the beautiful and popular Violet leads to a vicious attack, Lily is faced with the greatest challenge of her young life. Trailer

If You Dare Desire Feature drama (India, English subtitles)

dir: Debalina Mujamdar / 52 mins

Starring: Farha Khatun, Manisha Bilkis, Goutam Mukhopadhyay.

February, 2011. In a small village of West Bengal, Swapna and Shucheta – two young women in love with each other, left a letter claiming love, life, recognition and challenging violence, hate, invisibilisation. They died as they dared to love. What if they were alive today? What if Swapna and Shucheta had run away and survived?  Trailer

89 mins run

If you like this, please also check GFEST 2017 films on 20 Nov / 22 Nov / 23 Nov / 24 Nov / and GFEST 2017 performances on 25 Nov.