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Queer Worlds at The Cinema in the Power Station

On the 10th July The Cinema in the Arches is hosting an evening to celebrate queerness in films. Check it out.

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This is a really cool event- whether you are a film whizz or not. This short film showcase is an evening that will celebrate queer cinema; you’ll get the chance to watch 7 short films in the luxury surrounds of the Cinema in the Power Station before drinks and networking afterwards. The shortlist has been selected from hundreds of submissions from brand new directors, so these are unlike anything you’ll have seen before. Check out what you’ll be watching below.

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6:23am (dir. Geoffrey Breton, 4 mins)
Two young women met last night. They’ve stayed up all night together… but one of them might just ruin everything before it’s even begun

Birthday Boy (dir. Leo Lebeau, 20 mins)
A transgender boy celebrates his birthday in online games, away from the bullying he faces at an all girls school. A film by an LGBTQ+ crew.

I’m Every Woman (dir. Harvey Marcus, 11 mins)
Meet the dazzling Vi O’Lea of Sherman Oaks; starting out on the LA drag circuit and embarking on a life-changing journey to become a woman. 

Maeve In The Dark (dir. Kasia Kaczmarek, 15 mins)
Sexuality and gender norms are explored when a chronically ill teen meets her new AI nurse.

Out (dir. Gsus Lopez, 16 mins)
Mary (Jeff Kristian) is a divorced middle-aged mother living in a small English town. One weekend she receives a visit from her closet-emerging son Oscar. How will Mary make sense of her son’s coming out and the small-town mentality that surrounds her? Blending high-drama theatrics with black comedy OUT is a coming-out story unlike any other you have seen before.

Queens (dir. Nick Alexander, 17 mins)
In the coastal town of Margate, England, QUEENS explores what happens when two very different worlds come together. The story follows Michael, a quiet man not used to grand gestures of emotion, as he embarks on an extraordinary journey one evening after work. By following his heart, Michael finds himself part of the drag community where his understanding of family will change forever.

Stockholm (dir. Tom Wright, 10 mins)
Alex embarks on an unusual first date in a conquest to take control of his past.

They sound pretty good, right? And tickets are only a fiver! Support new cinema, directors and queer films all in one pop. Get your tickets!

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