The Leeds Queer Film Festival returns to Live Art Bistro from 21-24 March 2019, showcasing some of the best short and feature LGBT+ films from around the world.
This year the organisers are especially excited to be screening some films on the theme of disability and access:
A brand new collaboration for LQFF this year, this set of films has been selected by Oska Bright, an award-winning film festival based in Brighton.
Oska Bright show films made by, or featuring, autistic people and people with learning disabilities or additional needs.
Friday 22 March at 15:30
John and Michael – Two men with Down’s Syndrome who shared an intimate and profoundly loving relationship.
Pili Y Yo (Pili and Me) – Pili has Down’s Syndrome and her inability to say what she wants makes her nephew reflect on the importance of listening.
Life on Two Spectrums – Meet Tia Anna, a drag queen with Asperger’s Syndrome from Sheffield.
Versions – An exploration of individual identities and family ties using collage and silhouettes.
Saturday 23 March at 18:00
Four Billion Reasons – A journey of 8 metres becomes an epic odyssey, thanks to the inaccessibilty of the New York City subway system.
LQFF has also included some films about older LGBT+ people:
Friday 21 March at 13:00
Löftet (The Promise) – After getting married in their 80s, Maj-Briht and Helle put “in sickness and in health” to the test when Helle suffers a stroke soon after.
Saturday 22 March at 16:45
Bruce and Daryl – Two older men ruminate on their life together through love, loss and academia.
Full programme (including a large-print text-only version): https://www.leedsqueerfilmfestival.co.uk/festival-programme-2019
Access info here: https://www.leedsqueerfilmfestival.co.uk/access
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