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Queerious invites you to get curious and explore a multitude of desires on screen in ways all too rarely seen in cinema. Through stories of sexual awakenings and re-awakenings, and queer love through a feminist lens, this curated season from Birds’ Eye View aims to help us question, learn and enjoy our sexual selves. Each film is a collaboratively-made DIY discovery in its own way, freed from the restrictions of mainstream filmmaking, and ‘queerious’ in its making.

Birds’ Eye View will be touring their Queerious programme in cinemas across the UK (Glasgow Film Theatre, Showroom Cinema, Sheffield, Komedia, Brighton and Rio, London, and more Reclaim the Frame partner venues TBA). Each programme will be accompanied by curated live/participatory activities in select venues to allow audiences to explore the Queerious themes further.

Ahead of the main in-person event programme, Birds’ Eye View will partner with BFI Player to curate a supplementary ‘Queerious’ selection available online from June to complement - and signpost to - the in-cinema programme.

Films will include a rare chance to see The Gold Diggers by Sally Potter (UK, 1983), I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing by Patricia Rozema (Canada, 1987), and Fire by Deepa Mehta (India, 1996), all on the big screen, and a first chance to catch previews of Passion by Maja Borg (Sweden/Spain, 2021) with short films and activities to be announced.

Queerious is part of Film Feels Curious, a UK-wide cinema season, supported by the National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network. Explore all films and events at

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