Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
In 1961 homosexual relations were still outlawed in Britain, leaving gay men and women open to not only discrimination, but also imprisonment. Made in that year, Victim is both a plea for tolerance and a fast-paced thriller. Former matinee idol Dirk Bogarde daringly took on the lead role of Melville Farr, a homosexual lawyer who fights back against a blackmailer targeting gay men in London. Sylvia Syms is also excellent as Farr's conflicted but supportive wife.
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Powerful drama made in 1993 when it was daring to make a Hollywood film about AIDS, about a top lawyer sacked when his firm learns he has the disease.
11+ years 120 mins
Sean Penn won an Oscar for this inspiring portrayal of gay rights campaigner, Harvey Milk.
14+ years 122 mins
A story about the forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys and their lives over the years.
14+ years 129 mins
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