At Last I Am Free?

2017 marks a major landmark in human rights, the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales. This short season of films new, old and rediscovered is an attempt to look at depictions of LGBT life both pre and post the 1967 Sexual Offences Act and to offer a consideration of where and what progress has been made.



Previously in this season

Blue is the Warmest Colour

This Palme d’Or-winning love story from Franco-Tunisian filmmaker Abdellatif Kechiche is an enchanting film focusing on the life of Adele, as she navigates her late…

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Crafted from the treasures of the BFI National Archive, Queerama traverses a century of gay experiences, and encompasses persecution and prosecution, love and desire, forbidden…

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Artist Paul Harfleet’s family developed an artistic work, the Pansy Project, to challenge homophobia and promote respect and tolerance.

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Nighthawks defies categorisation, its compelling cyclical structure interspersing the daily work of a schoolteacher with his documentation of changing urban spaces and nights spent cruising…

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The Naked Civil Servant

Quentin Crisp – dandy, raconteur, life model and occasional rent boy – is perfectly portrayed by the late, great John Hurt.

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