GAZE LGBTQ+ Film Festival presents new film works that elevate diverse voices of Ireland’s LGBTQ+ community.
Films will be introduced and there will be a 10 minute break between screenings.
6pm: Voices From Afar (25min) by Gay Health Network Five personal stories from people not born in Ireland but who live here now. Bulelani, Jordi, Alejandro, Pradeep and Preet explore themes of homophobia, racism, sexual and mental health, and direct provision. Intimate, up close, real and personal; their truths compel us to listen and think.
This screening will be followed by in-conversation with film team and participants (25 min)
7pm: Tír na mBeo – The land of the living (57 min) by Pradeep Mahadeshwar Pradeep’s art and activism is about giving a platform to diversity. Tír na mBeo shows a new Queer Irish cultural landscape that is vibrant and diverse. People of different sexualities, genders, body types, skin colours and ethnicities share untold queer stories from the pandemic and beyond.
This screening will be followed by in-conversation with Pradeep. (25 mins)
8.30pm: Both films screen for a second time.