In collaboration with Unite Community and UCU Nottingham University, the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) is organising a public screening of ‘I, Daniel Blake’, the award winning film by Ken Loach.
Storm-Drenched Minds is a documentary feature film directed by Karine Lhémon, which tells the story of Hélène and Laurence. Hélène and Laurence’s norms, as out lesbians, as disabled women, living outside the city as poets and artists, are ‘abnormal’ for many. The film exposes an environment designed primarily for able-bodied people, but also the doubts, dramas, tenacity, creativity, laughter, complicity and love of two people. Part of LGBT History Month.
Join us for a screening of Pay It No Mind, a film about the life of Marsha P Johnson, a revolutionary trans activist, Stonewall instigator, Andy Warhol model, drag queen and prostitute, as well as a downtown New York fixture. Part of LGBT History Month.
The Taiwan Studies Programme and Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies present a screening of the documentary Song of the Reed, followed by a roundtable discussion. Song of the Reed is a Taiwanese documentary produced by the Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation and directed by Wu Hsiu-Ching, chronicling the later years of Taiwanese women who were forced into sexual slavery during World War II.
Nottingham Lakeside Arts and the University’s Film Society, The Silver Screen, are delighted to be working in partnership with QUAD and Nottingham City Council Parks to bring a new opportunity to enjoy cinema al fresco style!
The BBC2 drama London Spy, starring Ben Whishaw and Edward Holcroft, was one of the most stylish and divisive series of 2015. We’re delighted to welcome writer Tom Rob Smith, writer and producer of London Spy and author of the best-selling novel Child 44, who will talk about the series after a screening of episode 1. Spoiler alert: the talk is likely to include details covering the entire series. Part of our LGBT History Month 2016 celebrations.
Join us for Upendo, an afternoon of film, discussion and performance exploring the LGBTQ community in Africa and its diaspora and issues of human rights, religion and philosophy. Part of our LGBT History Month 2016 celebrations.