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Exmouth Discovery Screens Film Festival

Billing: In collaboration with Exmouth Pride, Exmouth library launches its first Discovery Screens Film Festival

Mon 24 Feb – Wed 26 Feb
00:00 – 00:00
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Exmouth Discovery Screens Film Festival

From Monday 24th February for three nights, residents of Exmouth can enjoy exclusive viewings of culturally diverse films at Exmouth Library. Organised by Libraries Unlimited, through its Evolve programme, the Discovery Screens Film Festival includes a selection of exceptional hand-picked movies, not usually shown at mainstream cinemas.

The three-night Exmouth Library Film Festival opens with selected works first shown at the Oska Bright Film Festival, an acclaimed international event celebrating learning disabled film makers from around the world creating a mix of animation, live action and documentary shorts. Audiences also have a chance to see footage, some unseen for decades, from the British Film Institute’s Britain on Film collection, beautifully portraying stories of over 100 years of British life. The Film Festival finishes with short films from Peccadillo Pictures, award winning UK film distributor of art house, gay and lesbian and world cinema titles.

The Exmouth Library Discovery Screens Film Festival presents:

Monday 24th February – 7pm, £5 per ticket and £3 concession (students and 60+)

Oska Bright ‘Queer Freedom’ - When queerness and disability meet - films about gender, friendships and the importance of language.

Britain on Film ‘LGBT Britain’ (PG) - A colourful and challenging collection exploring screen representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender lives in Britain over the past century.

This film contains a sequence of flashing lights which might affect customers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Tuesday 25th February – 7pm, £5 per ticket and £3 concession (students and 60+)

Britain on Film ‘Coast and Sea’ (U) - Travel round our gorgeous, varied coast with beautiful, historic films created throughout the 20th century from 1901 to 1978.

Wednesday 26th February – 7pm, free of charge

Peccadillo Shorts (14+) - a selection of short films chronicling youth LGBT experience in Britain and around the world.

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