Into Film Clubs
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Coming of Age, Drama
It’s 1993 and teenager Cameron is celebrating graduating from college with her best friend Coley, who also happens to be her secret girlfriend. However, when they are caught kissing in the back seat of a car, Cameron is sent to God’s Promise, a gay conversion therapy camp run by two siblings, a converted heterosexual and his strict psychiatrist sister. During her time at the camp, Cameron meets others like her, forming friendships and starting to learn more about herself and her sexuality. However, there is a dark side to the camp, with Cameron struggling to understand her supposed need to be “fixed”. Satirical yet empathetic to its teenage characters, this sensitive film – adapted from a 2012 novel of the same name – sparks conversations about the oppression of LGBT people, with a much-needed young lesbian character at its centre.
A film guide that looks at The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018), exploring its key topics and themes through...
A series of youth-centred stories about LGBT experiences in Britain and around the world, created in partnership with Peccadillo Pictures.
14+ years 92 mins
Foster worker Grace is forced to confront her own emotional bruises when a new resident moves in who reminds her a little too much of herself.
14+ years 93 mins
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Also in cinemas is gritty British drama 'Jellyfish' while conversion therapy drama 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' is released on DVD.
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We look at new teen drama 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post', a woman-led and directed LGBTQ+ film that tackles the harms of conversion therapy.
Reading time 5 mins
'American Animals' and 'Under the Wire' are also new in cinemas, with 'Avengers: Infinity War', 'The Rape of Recy Taylor' and 'Mary Shelley' released on DVD.
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Our Spring Screenings return for February 2019 with an LGBT focus for secondary audiences plus titles exploring identity and inclusion for younger viewers.
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Writer-director Desiree Akhavan and actor Chloe Grace Moretz talk about the new gay conversion drama and the importance of finding your own truth.
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LGBTQ+ cinema is an important, necessary tool for young people to see themselves represented on screen, as well as learning about acceptance and empathy.
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