A selection of films and TV screenings as part of queerupnorth, Europe’s leading festival of queer arts and culture (7 – 27 May 2007).
With thanks to BFI Touring for films from the London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival on Tour and London Film Festival’s Experimenta on tour.
Previously in this season
The Wedding Banquet
In New York, a Taiwanese gay landlord and his female tenant agree to a marriage of convenience: she will get her papers and his parents…
Kenneth Anger Shorts
A rare opportunity to discover short films from this pioneering filmmaker of the American Underground cinema.
Powerful French documentary: the family of a young homosexual murdered by skinheads prepare for the trial two years after the event.
Doris Day plays the feisty cow-gal in this classic musical.
Prick Up Your Ears
The newly restored Prick Up Your Ears is a celebration of outrageous British playwright Joe Orton’s irreverent and charismatic talent, starring Gary Oldman and Alfred…
The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveras
Winner or the Teddy Award at the Berlin Film festival. 12-year-old openly gay Maximo is fully accepted by his family of petty thieves. But then…
Tick Tock Lullaby
Sasha and her girlfriend can't decide whether they wants to be mothers or not. A wry comedy about one of life's biggest decisions.
Wild Tigers I Have Known
A 13-year-old boy learns to cope with his newfound sexuality and his unrequited love for an older boy at school.
A scintillating collection of clips illustrating the queer roots of Coronation Street with comments and Q&A with special guests from the soap (cert 15).