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The Scottish Queer International Film Festival returned in 2019 with a strong feature line-up and the usual collection of cutting edge shorts. This time around it included a special focus on religion.
Every effort was made to make screenings as accessible as possible.
The festival ran from 2 to 6 October.
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A gay asylum seeker finds his past trauma triggered as he tries to provide evidence of his sexuality to the home office.
A multi-layered portrait of one of South America’s most important and most provocative artists, a tireless fighter in dictatorial Chile and an uncomfortable gay activist who spoke out – right up to the end of his life.
A black, gay filmmaker who is losing his sight explores the lives and work of other visually impaired artists in this documentary.
A religious fanatic murders people who are engaging in sex and enjoying it.
An anthology film in which supernatural trans and queer people from various cultures use their powers to protect, love, teach, fight and thrive.
A Chinese family saga, told in different periods of time, commencing with the wife’s discovery of her husband’s homosexuality.
When Peter bumps into handsome businessman Jack in a gay bar, they begin a passionate relationship, in spite of Jack being married. Peter keeps ending up with married men and realises that if his life is ever going to get better, something needs to change.
A former bassist chronicles the stories of female musicians in Argentina, their music and their activism.
Moroni Benally is running for the presidency of the Navajo Nation, the largest Native American nation in the US. Young, gay, Mormon and highly educated, he sets out to confront the political establishment in a homecoming that challenges what he imagined home, and himself, to be.
When Tania finds out that her grandma has spent her final years in the caring company of a cute purple alien, she embarks on a journey through small-town Argentina with two close friends to deliver the creature back to its origins.