London Irish LGBT and Opening Doors Film Night and Social

LGBT Filmnight

UPDATE: THE EVENT IS NOW COMPLETELY BOOKED OUT! SEE YOU ON THE 16TH!

We are delighted to be teaming up with our friends from Opening Doors London for a special night of short films with Q&A and a social.

Logo of Opening Doors London

Join us on September 16th from 6pm for a social, followed by the screening of two award winning short films at 6.45pm, and finishing at 8pm.

This is a free event, however booking is required. You can book your tickets here. We’d love to see you!

Both of these films were choreographed by our very own committee member, James Berkery.

photo of James Berkery
Irish choreographer and movement director, James Berkery


Here’s some info on the films:

Four Quartets
Director: Marco Alessi
Producer: Ksenia Harwood
Choreographer: James Berkery

Over the course of a night out in a queer club, Raf struggles to find his place among the crowd until he stops trying to force the narrative and just lets himself go with the music.

Berlinale, received the Special Mention from the Crystal Bear Jury; also nominated for Best Short at the Teddy Awards
BFI London Film Festival, world premiere
Scottish Queer International Film Festival
London Short Film Festival
Available on DVD/VOD through Peccadillo Pictures

toni_with_an_i
Director: Marco Alessi
BBC 4 & BFI Born Digital
Choreographer: James Berkery

An upbeat drama about 14-year-old oddball Toni who is having a tough time with the bullies at school.

Toni, 13, doesn’t fit in at school. One day, after her situation takes a dive, the internet unexpectedly comes to save her. toni_with_an_i is about individuality, isolation, and how the internet can provide much needed community from afar. Think Little Miss Sunshine meets Matilda for the digital age.

toni_with_an_i was commissioned as part of the BFI/BBC Born Digital Scheme made in collaboration with Plimsoll Productions. toni_with_an_i premiered at the BFI in NFT1 on March 12th and was then broadcast on BBC 4.

When, Where, How do I book?

Book your tickets on the Opening Doors website here

September 16th 2019 from 6-8pm

Address:
Opening Doors London
Tavis House
1-6 Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9NA

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