Following last year’s success, the University of Portsmouth and the Portsmouth Film Society will be collaborating on another film festival to celebrate LGBT History Month in February.
February 4th – The Imitation Game (2014)
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians. Directed by Morten Tyldum, the film starred Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley.
The screening will be preceded by a launch reception at 6.30pm. and introduction by the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of Portsmouth
February 11th – 52 Tuesdays (2013)
16 year old Billie’s reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons. Director: Sophie Hyde
This screening is supported by the LGBT Staff Forum
February 18th – A Girl At My Door (2014) (Korea)
Young-nam was a top graduate of the Korean policy academy, transferred to a post at a small village due to “misconduct”. She encounters the Dohee; a young girl excluded by her local community and is compelled to protect the girl from her family by letting her move in. All is well until Dohee’s drunken father wants her back. This screening is supported by the Portsmouth University LGBT+ Student Society.
February 25th – Departure (2015)
An otherwise nuclear family unravels in the South of France. Director: Andrew Steggall
Pre-film introduction with the distributor of Picadilly Films
Time: 7.00pm start for all the screenings
Launch event: Thursday 4 February 2016, 6.30pm
Venue: Portland Building, Portland Street, Portsmouth PO1 3AH
To book your film tickets please contact: 07528 808400
Full programme information can be found on www.portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk
This project has been supported through the Film Hub South East Audience Development Scheme