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
Queer Horror Nights presents LYLE + Short at Genesis Cinema (14 SEP 2022)
ALSO BOOKING NOW!
DISCOVER MORE FILM // SUPPORT INDIE CINEMA
RADIANT CIRCUS is powered by monthly subscribers. Get great rewards & help #ReviveTheDark. JOIN US!
*THE SMALL PRINT: Opinions author’s own. // As accurate as we could make it. Apologies for any errors. Updates & corrections will be made to the online version only. // Event dates/times/formats are subject to change by the venue/organiser. Events may already be sold out at the time of posting, so please click quickly. // We try to list as many original format screenings as we can (8 to 70MM), but sometimes formats change due to age of the print, availability, logistics etc, so please check ahead with your venue if the format is your thing. // All images are used in the spirit of fair use for reporting & review – no ownership is implied or intended / unless otherwise credited to RADIANT CIRCUS as the original rights holder. We will remove any images immediately upon request – just get in touch. // We don’t filter our listings by age/certification: all readers & subscribers should therefore be 18+. // Finally, we always try to follow The Carny Code by “not screwing up anyone else’s game”, but everyone can make mistakes… If something does go wrong, we will always do our best to put it right. //.