Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Partly inspired by Shakespeare's play Henry IV Part 1, this is a complex and engrossing tragi-comedy about the friendship between two young street hustlers. The late River Phoenix plays Mike, a troubled gay man who wants to find the mother who abandoned him as a child. He's in love with Scott, a rebellious rich kid. The pair drift through the days together in a drug-fuelled haze, but really, they're both looking for love, and for some kind of meaning in their lives. Whether they will find it is the question at the heart of this absorbing and highly original film.
A dark and touching coming-of-age tale about a group of four boys who are forced to face harsh reality when they find the body of a missing boy.
14+ years 85 mins
Warm and emotional drama about a working class man hiding a remarkable talent for maths.
14+ years 121 mins
The moving and finely-crafted tale of the Cuban Poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas who suffered severe persecution because of his sexuality.
14+ years 133 mins
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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.
Reading time 3 mins
Shakespeare's plays lend themselves brilliantly to film adaptations - but what sort of films might The Bard be making himself if were alive in 2017?
Reading time 8 mins
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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