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GIRL POWER SEASON

CINEMA THAT HIGHLIGHTS WOMEN ON SCREEN AND BEHIND THE CAMERA

Tickets: £9(Conc. £7)*

*Ticket bookings include free entry to Misshapes, The Making of Tatty Devine exhibition before the film.

RAFIKI (12)

Thursday 12th September, 7pm*

Director: Wanuri Kahiu

This gentle film follows the
development of love between two young women. Set against the backdrop of the bustling streets of Nairobi, the two very different girls must choose between love and safety surrounded by insular gossip, local politics and burgeoning maturity. Directed by Wanuri Kahiu, part of a strong cohort of Kenyan female filmmakers, Rafiki was controversially banned from being shown in Kenya by the Kenya Film Classification Board.
LGBTQ+, Triple F Rated.

SKATE KITCHEN (15)

Thursday 19th September, 7pm*

Director: Crystal Moselle

In the first narrative feature from The Wolfpack director Crystal Moselle, Camille, an introverted teenage skateboarder from Long Island, meets and befriends an all-girl, New York City-based skateboarding crew called Skate Kitchen. Writer/director Crystal Moselle immersed herself in the lives of the skater girls and worked closely with them, resulting in the film’s authenticity, which combines poetic, atmospheric film making and hypnotic skating sequences. Triple F Rated.

BOOM FOR REAL (15)

 Saturday 28th September, 3pm*

Director: Sara Driver

Receiving its world premiere at the Toronto
International Film Festival, filmmaker Sara Driver’s exploration of the pre-fame years of the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, offers a window into his life and the City of New York, 1978-81, illustrating how the city, the times and the people around him informed the artist he became and shaped his vision. F-Rated.

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