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Oska Bright Film Festival and SQIFF present Matthew & Matthew (N/C 15+)

18 March

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Key

  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly

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“Hey Matthew, I hear you’re a gay filmmaker?”

“Yes Matthew, I am. And you’re a queer/femme filmmaker – maybe we should have a chat sometime?”

Join LGBTQ learning disabled filmmakers Matthew Hellett (Brighton) and Matthew Kennedy (Glasgow) as they screen their films and share their experiences of how identity shapes their work. Also featuring a selection of films from other queer, disabled artists.

Films screening with English subtitles plus BSL interpretation for discussion.

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Sparkle

Matthew transforms into a glamorous alternative persona, the drag queen Mrs. Sparkle.

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  • Director Simon Wilkinson, Matthew Hellett
  • Country UK
  • Year 2006
  • Duration 3 min
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What Is Femme Anyway?

A short film in which the filmmaker questions the possibilities of what femme identity could mean to them.

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  • Director Matthew Kennedy
  • Country UK
  • Year 2013
  • Duration 3 min
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Make Up Tutorial

An experimental make up tutorial featuring music, poetry, and YouTube aesthetics by crip femme artist and theorist Christine Bylund.

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  • Director Christine Bylund
  • Country Sweden
  • Year 2012
  • Duration 10 min
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Mrs Sparkle

Walking to the shops one night, Matthew passes a doorway and is beckoned inside. He enters a lit stage. Matthew steps up on the stage and everything changes. But is it real, or is it a dream?

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  • Director Simon Wilkinson, Matthew Hellett
  • Country UK
  • Year 2009
  • Duration 4 min
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Just Me

A short autobiography in which the director explores gender identity, disability and other themes through his own narrative.

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  • Director Matthew Kennedy
  • Country UK
  • Year 2013
  • Duration 3 min
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Faggotgirl Gets Busy in the Bathroom

Butch dyke super-hero Faggotgirl tours the bathrooms of Philadelphia's Gayborhood. She finds that only two of nine are wheelchair accessible.

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  • Director Krissy Mahan
  • Country USA
  • Year 2016
  • Duration 4 min
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Versions

A film about individual identities and family ties, using stop-motion and collage techniques.

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  • Director Matthew Kennedy
  • Country UK
  • Year 2015
  • Duration 2 min
  • Running time 1h30m
  • Certificate N/C 15+
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