Spend Valentines Night celebrating the best of LGBTQ+ films.
MANCHESTER CENTRAL LIBRARY. TUESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 6PM.
We need YOU to pick your favourite from these four game changers! We’re going way back to an 80’s and 90’s classic or we’ve got two of the latest acclaimed Queer films from the 2020’s.
Which film should we screen this Valentines Day to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month?
It’s a long hot summer on a housing estate in South London and the temperature is rising! Jamie is bunking off school, while his class-mate Ste is being bullied by his drunken father. What develops is a delightful and touching romance between two boys; from the first nervous glances to the ingenious use of Peppermint Foot Lotion!
Set in Nevada in 1959, the film tells the story of a university professor awaiting a divorce who finds her true self through a relationship with another, more self-confident woman. Released in 1986 it is regarded as one of the first films to present a positive portrayal of lesbian relationships.
Amin arrived as a child in Denmark from Afghanistan. Today, at 36, he is a successful academic and is getting married to his boyfriend. A secret he has been hiding for many years threatens to ruin the life he has built for himself. For the first time, he is sharing his true story.
Caz returns for the first time since he transitioned to the home he fled a decade earlier. Despite the profound changes of the intervening years, Caz attempts to reconnect with family and friends – including his ex-boyfriend Jem (Arlo Green), who is still wounded by Caz’s sudden disappearance.
Max Currie’s powerful film is an authentic and emotional tale of gender, racial and sexual identity in modern day New Zealand.