misfits & outcasts

Misfits and Outcasts comprises five films we love and knew we had to include, but which did not fit neatly into any of our other themes and programmes. After all, what's more queer than being an outsider?

Venue: Bricks 

Screening Time: 15:50

Duration: 75 Minutes

Date: Friday 10 September

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Q: GHOSTLY REMOTE EFFECT

Director:  Marcus Hanisch

In a dreamy techno-future, one humanoid robot begins to learn about the world while their scientist handler tries to keep them on task. She soon learns that they might have more in common than she initially thought.

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JACKFRUIT

Director: Thùy Nguyễn

For Mít, a gender fluid person, a life between two worlds is nothing new. Balancing their family life and romantic relationships, as well as their Vietnamese identity, Mít has to search for the connection between identities believed to be incompatible.

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FACTORY TALK

Director: Lucie Rachel & Chrissie Hyde

Factory Talk is an intergenerational conversation about identity, sexuality and masculinity in a rural factory. Through the clanging of metal they make small talk, but as the gripes and grumbles testify to better times, the questions rising on the factory floor are of more than just nostalgia.

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THRIVE

Director: Jamie Di Spirito

Two men think they've just meeting for a one night stand, but when some medication is left out by mistake it prompts a much deeper conversation than either were expecting.