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the watermelon woman screening

9th September 2015 7:30pm, Wharf Chambers

Leeds Queer Film Festival are excited to be teaming up with Scalarama to bring you a special screening of the queer classic The Watermelon Woman (1996, dir. Cheryl Dunye). It was the first feature film directed by a black lesbian filmmaker and it explores issues of race, sexuality, history and representation in cinema. The Watermelon Woman stars Cheryl Dunye as a young woman making a film about an enigmatic black actress from the 1930s known for her stereotypical ‘mammy’ roles whilst simultaneously addressing issues in the character’s personal life and relationships.


11 July 2015 at Leeds Art Gallery

PoMoGaze welcomes Leeds Queer Film Festival who have organised a screening of Ancient Future, a collection of short films by Queer Rebels. 

From a queer apocalyptic land, to a 70 year-old bodybuilder, to a young girl fleeing Iran at night, what does our collective future/freedom look like? ANCIENT FUTURE is irreverent, rejecting exotification – and paying homage to the wisdom of our ancestors and homelands. ANCIENT FUTURE – we claim it queer with these cosmic creations.


4th June 2015 7:30pm, Wharf Chambers

Come and test your film knowledge with our free film trivia quiz and support Leeds Queer Film Festival!

Win a whole host of goodies in the RAFFLE or kick back with some great PEANUT BUTTER AND CHOC vegan cake while your team storm their way to victory. And what's more? Freshly popped corn in cute stripey bags!

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