Upendo – film, discussion, performance

In this post, Sophia Ramcharan, Film Producer and Programmer at Stella Vision, looks forward to the upcoming Upendo event at New Art Exchange, 11am-6pm Saturday 6 February. I’m primarily a film producer, however my real passion is providing a platform for new and emerging talent to be showcased to new audiences through cinema exhibition. I have …

Evangelicalism, the Anti-Homosexuality Bill and God Loves Uganda

Coral Leather is a postgraduate student in the Department of American and Canadian Studies. In this guest post she gives some background to the film God Loves Uganda, which will be screened by the department on Tuesday 10 February. February is LGBT History Month, and the Department of American and Canadian Studies is putting on a number …

‘To be real!’: Paris is Burning Film Screening

Hannah Murray is a PhD student in American & Canadian Studies, where she is writing a thesis on liminal whiteness in nineteenth-century American literature. In this post, she looks forward to a screening of Paris is Burning as part of LGBT History Month. On Monday 9 February the Department of American & Canadian Studies will …

Archiving queer feelings: queer representations in cinema

In this guest post Hongwei Bao, Assistant Professor in the Department of Culture, Film and Media, talks about the film screenings hosted by the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies and Libraries, Research and Learning Resources  for LGBT History Month.  When Susan Billingham and I were invited to curate films for this year’s LGBT History Month, …