Being queer often means we build our own families. These documentaries highlight the importance of community action and the strength that solidarity can create.
community / unity
Screening Time: 18:45
Duration: 62 Minutes
Date: Sunday 12 September
Director: Laura Kirwan Ashman
The night began as a house party for people who didn't feel safe at ordinary club nights, and has since grown from strength to strength.
BODIES LIKE OCEANS
Director: KC Cory
A dreamy portrait of photographer Shoog McDaniel, a self-described queer fat freak, whose work with fat bodies in nature transcends boundaries. Joyful and expansive, it puts fat liberation to the fore.
Director: Helene Dancer
We meet dancer Hoedy Saad in Beirut to discover how, in the face of adversity, he's building a vogue scene in the Middle East to fight for freedom.
Director: Jack Chapman
A documentary introducing Clare Lowe, an events organiser who runs Wig in a Box Promotions, and an important voice in the Bristol queer scene.
GREENWOOD: MAKING A SPACE
Director: Adam Knight
When the pandemic hits and drag queen Mystika Glamoor (aka Oskar) is out of work, they seize the opportunity to create a new queer sober community café in Edinburgh. A hopeful documentary which shows the power of community space.
Director: Ben-Alex Dupris
Sean and Adrian, a Native American couple, face difficulties when entering their local powwow. Dancing not only against the other dancers, but against the drums of oppression and closed-mindedness.