Sunday 24th September, Tea, Cakes and The Naked Civil Servant. Part of the national BFI season, marking the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Act decriminalising homosexuality. At Shadforth Village Hall, near Durham (DH6 1LL, parking, bus stop & pub nearby). Doors open 30 mins in advance of films.
5.30pm The Naked Civil Servant (12A, 78 mins, 1975).
John Hurt stars as Quentin Crisp, creating positive change when first shown on national tv in 1975. Followed by “Mavis Catches Up With Quentin Crisp”, an interview with Quentin Crisp after his move to New York. (U, 25 mins 1989).
8.00pm Britain On Film: LGBT Britain (PG, 85 mins, 1909-1994)
Rare archive films from around Britain charting life both before & after the 1967 Act (films from 1909 to 1994).
With tea, cakes & sandwiches between the films.
£3 on the door, or 1p for Film Club Members (just £5 to join the Film Club, to support free monthly films until April 2018), or £2 on production of a valid membership card for members of the three unions signed to the PAA: Equity/Writers Guild and MU.
Supported by Film Hub North, led by Showroom Workstation. Proud to be par t of the BFI Film Audience Network. Also with thanks to the BFI National TV Archive.
Read more about this event at: https://filmsatshadforth.wordpress.com/special-events-2017
Please note: the Britain On Film: LGBT Britain programme contains a sequence of flashing lights which might affect audience members with photosensitive epilepsy.