A celebration of bold, unique identities and personalities from queer filmmakers across the world, exploring what it means to be truly oneself.
Dir Abena Taylor-Smith. UK 2018
Amma spends the day getting braids in her local Afro-Caribbean hair salon. It’s full of fun, sheen spray, gossip and laughter – but how will she deal with the casual homophobia?
Dir: Saleem Haddad, UK, 2019
When a banker invites a male sex worker to his London apartment, he finds himself coming face to face with both his own past, and one of the world’s largest humanitarian crises.
Dir: Sarah-Jane Drummey Ireland, 2019
On the day of a regional Irish dancing competition, an Irish couple struggles to come to terms with their child’s gender identity
Dir: Tom Speers Ireland, 2018
When two adolescent boys become aware of their budding sexuality they uncover the pain and longing of the human heart. A sensitively told story exploring how a sense of danger, shame and confusion can intensify a series of fleeting exchanges and ultimately prove overwhelming.
MY MAMA, A MAN
Dir: Helena Middleton, UK 2019
This is a story about a mum… a mum who wrote a list of of 60 things she wanted to do before turning 60. Number one on her list was to be a man for the day.
YOU MAKE ME WEAK AT THE KNEES
Dir: Joseph Wilson, UK 2019
A guy dealing with gay shame and sabotaging his relationships with sex.
Dir: Joseph Wilson, UK, 2019
Queer utopia : the last humans left on earth since section 28 banned the teaching of sexuality in schools
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