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NOW SHOWING: Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest

Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest (13 to 18 NOV) opened last night and many of their free events are already fully booked. We thought we’d take a look at the features that you can still buy tickets for at the time of posting. Here’s our RADIANT CIRCUS top ten picks of this year’s Fringe! Click quickly…

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LOVE, SIMON

A heartfelt coming-of-age story of a 17-year-old high school boy who conceals his sexuality from friends and family. When a classmate threatens to reveal his secret, Simon must face the adventure of finding comfort in his identity. In Partnership with Croydon Pride.

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FLAWLESS

The Celluloid Sorceress returns to the Cinema Museum with another rare screening of a cult classic from Joel Schumacher, director of THE LOST BOYS. Exclusive discounts for all Radiant Circus subscribers.

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HARD PAINT

The VITO Project is proud to present HARD PAINT aka Tinta Bruta (2018), a Brazilian film recently shown at the Berlinale Film Festival, where it won the Teddy Award for best LGBTQ feature, and BFI Flare.

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WE’LL NEVER BE SILENT AGAIN + PANEL

To celebrate the release of 120 BPM, Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest and Curzon DocDays have teamed up to present a short film programme that “honours the real-life activists who work to demolish prejudice, fight AIDS and give us the valuable freedoms that queers have today”.

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FRINGE! FLINGS: MR GAY SYRIA

Husein is a Syrian refugee in Istanbul anxiously awaiting placement in Europe with his wife and young daughter… and trying to balance home life with a secret gay existence in Istanbul’s underground queer Muslim scene.

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QUESTS

SCREEN QUEST: MY OWN PRIVATE HELL at BFI Flare

RADIANT CIRCUS went to see MY OWN PRIVATE HELL at BFI Flare 2018. Introduced by co-director/screenwriter Guto Parente & Flare programmer Jay Bernard, the film was followed by an audience Q&A (24 MAR 2018, BFI Southbank). Here’s our writeup.

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CONTRACORRIENTE

ReShape and the Cinema Museum present the third season of the VITO Project, a series of free monthly screenings bringing generations of LGBTs together to provide an alternative space to mix, watch films and share ideas.

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120 BPM + INTRO

The lives of AIDS activists in early 90s Paris are reimagined in bold and vivid detail in 120 BPM, a stunning and heart-wrenching drama from the writer of Palme d’Or winner THE CLASS, Robin Campillo.

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