LGBTQ+ History Month

 

This February we are celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month with screenings throughout February! With support from Oban Pride, we have a range of films screening at Oban Phoenix Cinema. See what's showing below.


MAISIE

Showing 4th-6th February
Rated: 15 | Documentary | Director Lee Cooper | English | 120m
This is a preview screening! Maisie is officially released in April 2022.

'Old Age can be a Drag.' After 50 years in the business, Mr. David Raven still performs as 'Maisie Trollette', Britain's Oldest Drag Artiste. But as his 85th birthday approaches, we see the challenges this brings, and when he meets fellow Drag Queen, Darcelle XV from America, Guinness World Record Holder at 87, professional rivalries flare between our feisty Pantomime Dame and the regal Pageant Queen.
Includes a Q&A with Maisie and our very own Phill!
Watch the trailer and book tickets here


WHO'S GONNA LOVE ME NOW?

Showing 11th-13th February
Rated: 15 | Documentary | Directors Barak Heymann, Tomer Heymann, Alexander Bodin Saphir | English | 84m

At 21, Saar was expelled from his religious kibbutz and fled to the UK. There he created a new family with the London Gay Men's Chorus and now, after 19 years, Saar reaches out to his old family in the hope of a reconciliation.
Includes a 30 minute feature before the film called 'Oor Pride'

 

REBEL DYKES

Showing 18th-20th February
Rated: 18 | Documentary | Directors Harri Shanahan, Siân A. Williams | English | 89m

REBEL DYKES is a full-length documentary about the explosion that happened when punk met feminism, told through the lives of a gang of lesbians in the riotous London of the 1980s.

Begins with a free workshp and discussion before the film at 2:30pm.
Watch the trailer and book tickets here

 
LOLA AND THE SEA (Lola vers la mer)

Showing 25th-27th February
Rated: 15 | Drama | Director Laurent Micheli | French | 90m

Lola, 18 years old, bleach blonde hair, lives in a foster home with Samir, her only friend. Impulsive and lonely, she is trying to get her diploma as a veterinary assistant. When her mother passes away, her father Phillip makes sure that Lola will miss the ceremony. Two years before that, Philip was throwing her out of the family home: at the time, Lola was still Lionel - Philippe is determined to fulfill Catherine's last wish: to be dispersed to the North Sea, in the dunes of her childhood home. Lola on the other hand is furious against her father, but she will not leave her mother alone in this last journey. So they take off together, both unwilling to share a car but determined to take Catherine home.
Includes a 30 minute feature before the film called 'Oor Pirde'

 Watch the trailer and book tickets here



With support from
Oban Pride
See their website