- ‘Art Riots’ Is The GFEST 2013 Theme In Tottenham At Bernie Grant Arts Centre. Dates: 7 to 9 November.
A North London based arts charity Wise Thoughts returns with the annual November LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex) cross-art event GFEST – Gaywise FESTival.
GFEST 2013 is to take place after a year’s gap. All events will be held in Tottenham at Bernie Grant Arts Centre. The Broader theme for this year’s GFEST is ‘Art Riots – presenting positive contributions by diverse artists in the community’.
GFEST 2013 will take place from 7th to 9th November. The festival comprises of a screening of films, star –studded music performances, creative workshops, a Bollywood themed party and a visual arts exhibition at the North London venue.
Artistic Director of GFEST and Wise Thoughts, Niranjan Kamatkar said, “I am excited with this year’s selection of art, performances and films. A number of people got in touch to say that they are pleased with the return of the GFEST showcase, featuring must-see talent.”
On the 8th November, Some London and UK premieres in the line-up of films include: feature length ‘The New Black’, and short films – Bumming Cigarettes, Miss Nizhoni, Hide and Seek and My Genderation (Alice) – made by filmmakers from the UK, USA and all the way to Pakistan.
The Full GFEST 2013 programme is now announced on the GFEST website: http://gaywisefestival.org.uk
GFEST 2013 Events list: 7 to 9 Nov – all events at Bernie Grant Arts Centre N15 4RX
Fri 8 November / GFEST 2013 Films Screening ‘New Uprising on Celluloid’ / Bernie Grant Arts Centre N15 4RX / 7 pm (doors at 6.45 pm) / £12 /£10 (conc)
Fri 8 November / GFEST 2013 Learning from Riots Workshops / 2 pm to 4 pm and 5 pm to 7 pm / 2nd Floor Meeting Room – Bernie Grant Arts Centre N15 4RX / £7/ £5 (conc.)
Sat 9 November / GFEST 2013 Learning from Riots Workshops / 2 pm to 4 pm and 5 pm to 7 pm / 2nd Floor Meeting Room – Bernie Grant Arts Centre N15 4RX / £7/ £5 (conc.)
Sat 9 November / GFEST 2013 – Performances ‘Noisy-Bytes’ / 7 pm (doors 6.45 pm) / Bernie Grant Arts Centre N15 4RX / £12/ £10 (conc.)
Thus 7 to Sat 9 Nov / GFEST 2013 Visual Arts Exhibition: ‘Riot of Colours’ / Bernie Grant Arts Centre N15 4RX / 9 am to 5 pm / Exhibition will remain open Monday to Saturday until 30 November / Free
Sat 9 November / GFEST 2013 Bollywood Blast Party / 9.30 pm to late / Mezzanine – Bernie Grant Arts Centre N15 4RX / Entry free until 10.30 pm / £5 after 10.30 pm.