Calamity Jane is one of Doris Day’s best-loved films and a cult classic for queer audiences. Based on the life of real Wild West heroine and gunslinger, this hugely entertaining film won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for Secret Love.
Remember to bring your singing voice with you as this film is offered as a singalong version, ensuring audiences will have a night to remember! The event will be hosted by Léonie Higgins of performance trio Eggs Collective and will feature a short introduction (and no adverts and trailers).
This film is one of our Staff Picks! Read on to find out what HOME’s very own have to say…
Musicals! HOME Staff Pick: Debbie Bell, Building and Environmental Manager
“Calamity Jane has you watching, waiting and willing for this spirited young woman to find love. It has humour throughout and is a film which can’t fail to make you smile. Definitely worth seeing again or for the first time, so whip crack-away, whip crack-away, whip crack-away!”
Screening as part of BFI Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery, BFI Film Audience Network and ICO.