SQIFF 2019 is set to be gloriously queer, you don’t wanna miss it 🏳️‍🌈

BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS

The Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF) have announced their full programme for 2019, showcasing a packed programme of the best in independent film, made for and by LGBTQI people. 

They are truly celebrating their fifth birthday in style this year with a huge focus on inclusivity across the LGBTQI community. There’s a whole range of virtual reality, queer porn and plenty of workshops for everyone to enjoy. For the closing night, there’s even a screening of Janelle Monáe’s Dirty Computer!

The festival will run from Wednesday 2 to Sunday 6 October at accessible venues across Glasgow with tickets priced on a “pay what you can” sliding scale of £0 – £8. 

Helen Wright, Festival Co-ordinator said: “This year, we are thinking about how we can focus on LGBTQIA+ communities coming together and working together to tackle oppression whilst also foregrounding the voices that most need to be heard right now.”

One of the highlights on the programme is a VR and interactive exhibition hosted by Glasgow Women’s Library, showcasing stories from around the world told using the latest technology and innovative techniques.

SQIFF 2019 is funded by Screen Scotland with additional sponsorship from Tuk Tuk Indian Restaurants and Drygate Brewery. Tickets for all events are on sale now from sqiff.org

Make sure you check out their Instagram @scotsqueerfilm for any updates and to find out more about the festival’s full programme.

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