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SQIFF 2019 SQIFF Shorts: Intimacies

Wed 2 October 2019

SQIFF Shorts Intimacies 1iu6

Touch, connection, sensuality, bonding. Sharing of solidarity, friendship, grief, and (com)passion.

This selection of short films from the UK, US, Iran, Brazil, and the Amazon trace intimacies between friends, family, communities, and lovers. The revolutionary potential of femme for femme relationships. Upholding trans and immigrant identities and memory across generations. Busting childhood isolation and fear of being queer. Leaving your life behind due to youthful yearning. A slow-paced and tactile assortment of stories embracing many different faces and places.

Accessibility information for this event

Ticket Costs
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Captioning, Interpretation & Large Print
Films have a mixture of English, Persian, French, Spanish, and Portuguese audio and ASL with English captions/subtitles. Hearing loop available. Most of the films are not very accessible to English-speaking blind and partially sighted audiences with largely visual storytelling, minimal dialogue, and majority non-English language. Large print versions of handouts available.

Building Access
CCA has good access for wheelchair users, gender neutral toilets, and welcomes assistance animals. See the CCA Accessibility Guide for more information. A quiet space and programme content notes will be available. Comfy seating (bean bags) are available. If you would like to reserve this, please contact

Travel Assistance
We have a limited travel fund to assist people to come to the Festival for those who could not otherwise afford to attend. If you would like to apply for this, please contact

Event Collection

Part of SQIFF 2019 #




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