Fringe! Gay Film Festival | 12-15 April 2012
They Say: “Fringe Film Fest is an eclectic weekend of films, art, events & parties rooted in London’s queer creative community & welcoming everyone!
From films to workshops and interactive apps to wild parties, we’ll be hosting over 30 diverse events, to tickle every one of your senses in our signature blend of plush cinemas and grungy guerilla venues around the east end.”
We Say: We may have missed the opening night, but there’s still tons to enjoy at this spunky little film fest! You can still catch:
In Bed With Madonna | @ Rio Cinema | Fri 13th, 11:15pm | £8 (£7 if dressed as Madge)
A late night screening of the infamous documentary following the queen of pop on her 1990 Blonde Ambition Tour, hosted by East Eng drag legend Holestar.
The Little Joe Clubhouse | @ Rich Mix Cafe | Fri 13th 7-9pm, Sat 14th & Sun 15th 12-9pm | FREE
A unique temporary film space from the creators of Little Joe magazine.
Girls Like Us Presents “Generations Like Us” | @ XOYO | Sat 14th from 2pm | FREE
Short film screening and discussion on the theme of queer generations hosted by the magazine Girls Like Us.
Private Romeo | @ Hackney Picturehouse | Sat 14th, 3pm | £8
“When eight cadets are left behind at an isolated military high school, the greatest romantic drama ever written seeps out of the classroom and permeates their lives.”
Swoon | @ Rio Cinema | Sun 15th, 4pm | £8
Swoon centres on the infamous Leopold and Loeb trial: two gay Jewish 18-year-old intellectuals who murdered a 13-year old boy in 1920s Chicago just for the ‘thrill’ of it
Check out the full program here