Thursday 23 February: Trans Identities on Screen: Local and Global Perspectives
February 20, 2017
by Lewis Brennen
Join us in celebrating LGBT History Month 2017 with a free event on the subject of Trans Identities on Screen: Local and Global Perspectives, to be held on Thursday 23rd February at 6pm in Avenue 65/1133 (LTA).
The event will include a screening of Tchindas (Cape Verde, 2016) and THEY (UK, 2016), followed by a Q&A on queer and trans representation in film, with local artist and maker of THEY, Asten Holmes-Elliott, and Helen Wright, director of the Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF). Wine and snacks will be provided.
All are very welcome! Please do share with anyone you think may be interested, including UG/PG students.
This event is kindly sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages, the Pulse LGBT+ Staff Network, and the AHRC-funded project Calling the Shots: Women and Contemporary UK Film Culture.
With best wishes,
Eleanor K. Jones and Sophie Holmes-Elliott (Modern Languages)