Fringe! & MUBI present GREAT FREEDOM + Q&A with Bent Bars, a charity that works in solidarity with LGBTQI+ prisoners, at Genesis Cinema (03 MAY 18:10).
Submitted by Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest
- GREAT FREEDOM dir Sebastian Meise, 2021 + Q&A with Bent Bars
- 03 MAY 2022 // 18:10 // Genesis Cinema // London E1 4UJ
- Tickets: £8.00 // BOOKING NOW!
Fringe! is partnering with MUBI for a special screening of award winning GREAT FREEDOM followed by a post film-discussion with Bent Bars.
Hans is imprisoned again and again under Paragraph 175, a law criminalizing homosexuality. Imprisoned, we watch him form an unexpected but intimate bond with his cellmate Viktor, one that develops with heart tugging tenderness as the decades pass by.
Unfolding with visceral intensity and lead by an embodied performance from Franz Rogowski, the GREAT FREEDOM shows us that liberation by the Allies did not mean freedom for everyone.
After the screening we will be sitting down to discuss the film’s themes with Bent Bars, a charity that works in solidarity with LGBTQI+ prisoners by organising pen-pal matches, sharing resources, providing mutual support and drawing public attention to the struggles of queer and trans people behind bars
GREAT FREEDOM is streaming on MUBI in the UK and Ireland from May
Content note: this film contains scenes of strong sex.
Fringe! & MUBI present GREAT FREEDOM dir Sebastian Meise, 2021 + Q&A with Bent Bars at Genesis Cinema (03 MAY 18:10).
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