A Friend of Dorothy
Shorts • Drama, LGBT, Short Films, UR
A gay student looks forward to the freedom New York offers but finds himself falling for his male roommate in this short starring Raoul O’Connell, who also wrote and directed the film.
Anyone, gay or straight, can relate to the awkwardness of finding your way in college, although hopefully the awkward toilet cubicle sex scene is unique to its director. Cute and breezy, it’s a charming debut.
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A rare chance to see an extremely elusive short; one of a handful of films directed by celebrated photographer David Bailey. This singular take on the mania of the swinging sixties - from one of its key protagonists - follows an ageing pop singer as he is hounded by mysterious assassins.
Random Acts of Intimacy
What drives people to have sex with complete strangers? That's the subject of this bold and insightful film, based on interviews with five men and women who describe the chance encounters that led to impulsive sex. Director Clio Barnard uses performers to lip-sync their recorded confessions, merg...
A beautiful tale of love, loss, new beginnings and the strange adventure taken by migrants to the UK. In 1977, young Xiao Mei leaves China for the UK to enter into an arranged marriage. Speaking no English and feeling distant from her Elvis-obsessed new husband and his stern mother, Xiao Mei drea...