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Arts charity Wise Thoughts will showcase exciting films by established and emerging film-makers, to reflect the plethora of cultures and communities that come together to make up the LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, queer & Intersex) communities. Two FREE screenings will be held on Saturday 29 September at Bruce Castle Museum and are supported by Film London, The Mayor of London & Haringey Council as part of ‘Project Tottenham’.

Sensational LGBT Films
Sensational LGBT Films

Screening 1: 1.30 to 3.00 pm

Homecoming / 1.4 min :  An emotional short film on ‘equal marriage’ by Mike Buonaiuto.

Beloved / 4.15 min : Flicking between two worlds of fantasy and real-life, we feel the pain of unrequited love. 15-19 year-old worked together to produce the film. Filmmaker: Daniel Zinkant.

I shot my love / 70 min: Tells a personal but universal love story and follows the triangular relationship between Tomar, his German boyfriend, and his intensely Israeli mother. Filmmaker: Tomar Heymann.

Screening 2: 3.00 to 5.00 pm

Expectations / 16.12 min:  Sam is a young student who holds a secret.. it is the story of one man’s conflict between how the world is, and how he perceives it to be. Filmmaker: Harrison Marsh

Rites of Passage / 20 min : A documentary that examines issues of transsexualism, religion, and traditionalism against the backdrop of a single person’s dramatic journey. Filmmaker: Jeff Roy.  

Children of Shrikandi /  74 min : Eight authentic stories are interwoven with beautiful shadow theatre scenes that tell the story of Srikandi, one of the characters of the Indian Mahabharata.  A first film about queer women in Indonesia, the country with the world’s largest Muslim population. Film by The Children of Srikandi Collective.

Wise Thoughts organises GFEST – Gayewise FESTival, recognized as London’s LGBTQI cross-art festival for all.

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Lecture Hall at Bruce Castle Museum,  Lordship Lane, London N17 8NU  Tel 020 8808 8772    Nearest Tube: Seven Sisters / Wood Green Buses: 123/ 243.