Screening as part of the Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival

Film – Jump Darling

Rookie drag queen Russell is at a crossroads in life.

Reeling from a breakup, he escapes to the country and his grandma Margaret’s house, where he finds a woman at her own crossroads, becoming more forgetful than she’d like to admit. As family secrets emerge, he is forced to find his feet, but will he land in stilettos or something more sober?

DATE: 15 October 2021

TIME: 8.00pm

PLACE: Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury

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Film – Ahead of the Curve

Franco Stevens is the woman who launched Curve, the most successful lesbian magazine in the world during the 1990s.

Decades later the magazine is in crisis, and reassessing her life after a disabling injury, Stevens sets out to understand the relevance of her magazine for today’s lesbian community. Followed by Q&A with Helen Sandler

DATE: 16 October 2021

TIME: 1.30pm

PLACE: Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury

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Film – Carol

Therese works at a Manhattan department store where she encounters the beautiful Carol, an alluring older woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage.

As an immediate connection sparks between them, the innocence of their first encounter dims as their connection deepens.

DATE: 16 October 2021

TIME: 5.00pm

PLACE: Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury

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Film – Portrait of a Lady on Fire

France, 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of reluctant bride-to-be Héloïse, without her knowing.

So, Marianne observes her by day, to paint her secretly at night. As the two women orbit one another, their intimacy and attraction grows, and the portrait soon becomes a collaborative act of and testament to their love.

DATE: 16 October 2021

TIME: 8.00pm

PLACE: Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury

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Film – No Ordinary Man

An in-depth look at the extraordinary life of jazz musician and trans culture icon Billy Tipton.

Complicated, beautiful and historically unrivalled, this ground-breaking film shows what is possible when a community collaborates to honour the legacy of an unlikely hero.

DATE: 17 October 2021

TIME: 2.00pm

PLACE: Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury

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Film – Socrates

After his mother’s sudden death, Socrates, a 15-year-old boy living on the margins of Sao Paulo’s coast, must survive on his own.

As he faces isolation because of his sexuality, his search for a decent, worthy life reaches a breaking point.

DATE: 17 October 2021

TIME: 5.00pm

PLACE: Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury

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Film – And Then We Danced

A passionate coming-of-age tale set amidst the conservative confines of modern Tbilisi.

A male dancer and his partner have been training for years to join the National Georgian Ensemble. But the arrival of another dancer throws him off balance, sparking both an intense rivalry and romantic desire that may cause him to risk his future.

DATE: 17 October 2021

TIME: 7.30pm

PLACE: Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury

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Film – Sweetheart

Marley Morrison’s knockout debut feature ‘Sweetheart’ is a sharply observed coming-of-age story that will make you wince and laugh in painful recognition of universal truths. 17-year-old AJ (Nell Barlow) is not one of life’s shiny, happy people. A family holiday at a caravan park in Dorset is her idea of hell. A moody misfit, she dresses for concealment and lets everyone know that she would rather be anywhere else. Then she spies flirty, free-spirited lifeguard Isla (Ella-Rae Smith) who might just be the girl of her dreams. Can AJ dare to take a first step on the road to happiness?

DATE: 22 October 2021

TIME: 7.30pm

PLACE: Kinokulture, Oswestry

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Film – My Beautiful Laundrette

“In Stephen Frears’ ground-breaking and hugely successful drama, Omar (Gordon Warnecke), the son of a Pakistani immigrant to the UK, embarks on a venture to renovate his uncle’s laundrette with the help of his childhood friend, ex-National Front member Johnny (Daniel Day Lewis). My Beautiful Laundrette remains ground-breaking in its bold exploration of issues of sexuality, race, class and generational difference.

DATE: 23 October 2021

TIME: 7.30pm

PLACE: Kinokulture, Oswestry

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Film – Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller, as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact.

DATE: 24 October 2021

TIME: 2.00pm

PLACE: Kinokulture, Oswestry

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