This week’s screening gives you a second chance to catch Kai Jolley’s Coming Out. Set in the middle of the first national lockdown, the short film sees a budding romance explored through the exchange of gifts and notes. Almost 11 months on and back in a third national lockdown, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Tmesis Theatre seeks stories from older lesbians

Tmesis Theatre, the recipient of one of LCR Pride Foundation’s grants from its Film Fund is seeking gay women born in the 1940s and 1950s, to take part in research for its film, Betty & Jean. The Community Fund-supported film is a love story that never was, between two women now in their 70s and […]

#FilmFridays 4th November: Leo & Alex in the middle of the 21st Century

This #FilmFriday Film With Pride will be showing Leo & Alex in the middle of the 21st Century, a work from Eva Libertad and Nuria Muñoz. The duo met while working together in 2015 and focus on telling stories that are not usually told, about the lives of people who do not fit the hegemonic […]

Liverpool Trans Pride: Behind the Films

With our Film With Pride Liverpool Trans Pride special kicking off online this week, we spoke to the curator of the series, Kelly Stubbs. Kelly is a youth worker, supporting LGBT+ young people across Cheshire, the coordinator of Transmission Art Project – a conceptual art project dealing with contemporary issues around gender – and an […]

#FilmFridays 13th November A Throne for Miss Ghana and ALL FALLS DOWN

This #FilmFriday Film With Pride launches the start of a Liverpool TransPride special, four weeks of films dedicated to the experience of trans people across the globe. We will be showing two short films each week for the next four weeks, which have been curated by Kelly Stubbs from Liverpool TransPride. The first two films, […]

Halton Film With Pride Chapter Launches with Socially-Distanced Cinema

Film With Pride is expanding to launch a new chapter at The Studio in Halton, with its first “socially-distanced cinema” event taking place on Wednesday 14th October, with a screening of Pride, starring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Dominic West. The programme has been sponsored by the Communications Workers Union (CWU) North West Regional Branch. […]

#FilmFridays 2nd October: Left Unsaid & Dear Dominicana

This #FilmFriday sees a Film With Pride digital double bill of two beautiful films exploring cultural identity. From Malaysia we have Left Unsaid directed by character animator and freelance comic creator Mei Lian Hoe. This will be followed by Dear Dominicana, a short film shot in the UK and Dominican Republic. The films will be […]

RECAP: Treacle

Last week saw Film With Pride’s #FilmFriday screen Treacle – a short that joined friends Belle and Jessie on a weekend away and explored the impact of a drunken hook-up between firmly heterosexual Jessie and bisexual Belle. We caught up with filmmaker April Kelley, to find out more about her writing debut.  “As a bisexual […]

RECAP: Seguidilla of the Femminiello

Following on from Friday’s screening of Seguidilla of the Femminiello, we catch up with director, Pafo Gallieri, to learn more about the inspiration behind the film.  Pafo said: “After watching a few productions of Carmen online, I started to read about the history of the opera and how scholars had interpreted it. In the opening […]

#FilmFridays 18th September: Treacle

This #FilmFriday sees Film With Pride’s screening of  the writing debut for Mini Productions’ award-winning actor and producer April Kelley. Directed by Rosie Westhoff, Treacle explores Kelley’s own experiences as a bisexual woman. The film aims to shine a light on the lack of visibility for bisexuals who only receive 1 percent of LGBT+ funding […]