Back for another year, the Scottish Queer International Film Festival has some great treats in store. It includes a focus on queer Arab lives, an East Asian focus and documentaries from around the world, as well as the ever-popular night of Scottish queer short films. We're still adding details so look out for more here over the next few days.

The festival celebrates the work of queer, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, asexual and intersex people as well as disabled people and people of colour.

All events at SQIFF prioritise accessibility for disabled attendees and all films have English language subtitles and captions. BSL interpretation and audio description are available at some events.

Tickets are available on a pay-what-you-can-afford basis.

The festival runs from 5 to 9 December.

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Sqiff Latest Reviews

A Moment In The Reeds
A Moment In The Reeds
Romance blossoms between a Finnish man and a Syrian immigrant.
Dykes, Camera, Action!
Dykes, Camera, Action!
A history of queer cinema told by women who had pivotal roles in its development.
When they fall in love, two girls from rival families must choose between being together and being safe.
A Fantastic Woman
A Fantastic Woman
A transgender woman fights for the right to grieve after the death of her partner.
Signature Move
Signature Move
The story of a young woman navigating her life between a mother who doesn’t really know her daughter and a burgeoning relationship that offers the possibility of real happiness.
A Girl At My Door
A Girl At My Door
A policewoman tries to help a young girl who is being abused by her violent stepdad.
My Brother The Devil
My Brother The Devil
A pair of British Arab brothers trying to get by in gangland London learn the extraordinary courage it takes to be yourself.
The Wizard Of Oz
The Wizard Of Oz
Swept away to a magical land, young Dorothy sets out to find the wizard who can help her get home, meeting some unusual friends along the way. Out on IMAX reissue.

Scottish Queer International Film Festival Features

A girl, on film
Doona Bae talks about making A Girl At My Door.
A devil in the making
Filmmaker Sally El Hosaini talks about love, authenticity and persistence in her debut feature My Brother The Devil.

Scottish Queer International Film Festival News

Full SQIFF programme announced
Rafiki and A Moment In The Reeds among highlights
Visible to open this year's Scottish Queer International Film Festival
Festival to feature Scottish première of Shakedown

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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