Queering Love, Queering Hormones
Join us for the premiere of these artists’ films which explore queer notions of love, affection, and community.
Total event time: c180min
Join us for the premiere of these artists’ films which explore queer notions of love, affection, and community – and how to resist attempts to restrict definitions of our romantic drives. Produced as part of a unique project (funded by Wellcome Trust, delivered by BFI and no.w.here, in collaboration with King’s College London) the films mobilise images of petri dishes and orgies – and a Disney Princess – to examine how biomedical science (as well as the state, media and popular cinema) accounts for love. The screening interspersed with stimulating conversation, considering science not only as a historically conservative force, but also contemplating the exciting potential of a radical, queer’d science. Featuring film stock that has been (literally) treated with hormonal chemicals, mind-blowing double projection, and one special expanded performance piece, this screening should not be missed.
Dir Juliet Jacques, Ker Walwork
A meditation on the biology of sex and gender.
Dir Jacob Love
A hypnotic evocation of chemsex – on two screens.
Love & the Beauty of us Meeting Here
Dir Renee Vaughan Sutherland
How do the movies – and Julia Roberts, in particular – teach us to love?
The Colour of His Hair
Dir Sam Ashby
Outlawed love in 1960s Britain.
Dir Val Phoenix
Questioning coupledom and exploring solitude amidst illness.
an apprenticeship in queer I believe it was
Dir Nina Wakeford
Live performance, with digital and 16mm footage, exploring lesbian community love on Greenham Common.