This is a film still from LYLE dir Stewart Thorndike, 2014

Queer Horror Nights presents LYLE + Short at Genesis Cinema (14 SEP 2022)

Queer Horror Nights continues their Q-RATED! celebration of horror movies made by out/queer filmmakers with Stewart Thorndike’s LYLE at Genesis Cinema on Wednesday 14 September at 18:30.

Submitted by Queer Horror Nights

  • LYLE dir Stewart Thorndike, 2014 + Short Film & Intro
  • Wednesday 14 September 2022 // 18:30 // Genesis Cinema // London E1 4UJ
  • Join your horror hosts in the venue bar afterwards for a social
  • Tickets: £8.00 // BOOKING NOW!

“A mother should protect her child…”

Queer Horror Nights is thrilled to present LYLE (2014) by Stewart Thorndike. Sometimes referred to as a ‘lesbian Rosmary’s Baby’, Thorndike’s LYLE is a tale of pregnancy, motherhood, grief and isolation. With an incredibly powerful performance from Gaby Hoffman, LYLE tells the story of a New York couple who tragically lose their young child in a devastating accident whilst expecting their second baby. Grief and despair quickly turn into paranoia as Leah (Hoffman) suspects the neighbours are up to something sinister.

A short horror film will screen before LYLE.

“Stewart Thorndike emerges as a director to watch with this unsettling, queered up version of Rosemary’s Baby”

Trace Thurman at Horror Queers

“Stewart Thorndike distills the primal fears of pregnancy, motherhood, betrayal, and New York real estate(!!) into a potent film that somehow manages to be both very funny and a furious catharsis”

Susanna Locascio at Hammer to Nail

LYLE will be presented with an introduction by your horror host, TOKEN HOMO, and you’re invited to linger in the venue bar afterwards for a social.

Queer Horror Nights is a film club devoted to queer, cult and classic horror cinema. Get our newsletter HERE!

Programme supported by Film Hub London, managed by Film London. Proud to be a partner of the BFI Film Audience Network, funded by the National Lottery.

  • Starring: Gaby Hoffman, Ingrid Jungerman 
  • Director: Stewart Thorndike
This is a film still from LYLE dir Stewart Thorndike, 2014

Queer Horror Nights presents LYLE + Short at Genesis Cinema (14 SEP 2022)




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