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Sweet Like Chocolate

Saturday 5 August 2023 

CLAY: Centre for Live Arts Yorkshire
Regent Street 
Leeds LS2 7QA 

For Pride 2023, we bring you a day of QTIPOC* community and celebration. 

Joined by the fabulous folx at Molasses as well as the filmmakers of an upcoming documentary Black Angel, this event will include a QTIPOC workshop, some great films for everyone, and a Q&A with the filmmakers. 


Doors Open



Molasses workshop (closed QTIPOC space)



Space opened to all to enjoy lush vegan food and drinks from the bar 


Film screening: Shakedown (72min)

Documenting the eight-year run of Shakedown, a black lesbian strip club in Los Angeles, director Leilah Weinraub captures the propulsive, dreamlike atmosphere of the club and achieves a stunning intimacy with its subjects

Followed by a sneak peak at Black Angel!

Black Angel is a story of why two young lesbians of Caribbean descent, Claud and Paula, felt the need to create what became a trailblazing club night in Manchester. A safe space where Black and Asian women (be they trans, lesbian, bisexual or non-binary) could feel safe and express themselves.


Q&A with Black Angel filmmakers 




🎫 Tickets are Pay What You Can on the door. All proceeds will be donated to our collaborators. 

Cash or Card payment available.

*queer, trans, intersex people of colour

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The venue is wheelchair accessible with a single step entrance with ramp. Off-street parking is available nearby (charges may apply). All toilets are for all genders. An accessible toilet will be available.


There is a range of seating available in the screening room: hard backed chairs, sofas, beanbags. If you need to enter the screening room first or need a particular place in the room please let an organiser know. 


The films will be subtitled. Please get in touch if you would like to request BSL. 


To keep everyone safe, we recommend you take a lateral flow test before attending, and please don’t come if you have Covid symptoms. 


If you would like to discuss any specific access needs please contact us in advance:

Supported with funding from Leeds Inspired, part of Leeds City Council

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