LGBT History Month - Staff Pride Events LGBT History Month - Staff Pride Events


POSTER: LGBT+ HISTORY

Throughout LGBT+ History Month a poster showing key events in that history will be displayed at various locations around UEA. You can click here for the A0 size poster.

FILM:  PRIDE [FREE]

Date/Time: Wednesday 7 February, 6.30pm
Venue: LT4

It’s the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed to receive their support.

But the activists are not deterred. They decide to ignore the Union and go direct to the miners. They identify a mining village in deepest Wales and set off in a mini bus to make their donation in person. And so begins the extraordinary story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership.

Nominated for 3 BAFTA awards; Outstanding British Film, Imelda Staunton for Best Supporting Actress, and Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for Stephen Beresford (Writer) and David Livingstone (Producer). 

Winner of Best British Independent Film, Best Supporting Actress for Imelda Staunton and Best Supporting Actor for Andrew Scott at the 2014 British Independent Film Awards.

 

Image of doorEVENT: COMING IN WORKSHOP

Date/Time: Thursday 15 February, 5.30-6.30pm
Venue: Committee Room 1, Council House

Come along and find out what Staff Pride is about, and meet others who care about this area of equality. We warmly welcome any LGBTQ+ staff and particularly any of our straight allies.  There will be activities to generate ideas and the opportunity to talk about current Staff Pride concerns and what's important to you.

If you have any questions please email:
Steve Oldfield, s.oldfield@uea.ac.uk (CSED) or
Michele Pavey, m.pavey@uea.ac.uk (LTS)

We look forward to meeting you!

FILM:  GOD'S OWN COUNTRY [FREE]

Date/Time: Tuesday 20 February, 5.30pm
Venue: LT4

Drama · Spring. Yorkshire. Young farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path.

 

FILM:  KUMU HINA [FREE] tbc

Date/Time: Tuesday 27 February, 6.30pm
Venue: LT2

Documentary · Kumu Hina is a 2014 documentary film by Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson, and is the story of a transgender Native Hawaiian teacher inspires a young girl to fulfill her destiny of leading the school's male hula troupe, even as she struggles to find love and a committed relationship in her own life.

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SEE ALSO UEA STUDENTS' UNION LGBT+ HISTORY MONTH CALENDAR