Previous edition schedule (13th edition):
November 2, 2017
“And Still We Rise “
Directors: Richard Lusimbo & Prof. Nancy Nicol
A touching documentary on resistance to the Anti- Homosexual Act (AHA) in Uganda, which explores the courage and tenacity of Ugandan LGBT activists, as they fought against the anti-gay bill in their country and demanded a voice.
November 7, 2017
Genre: Romantic comedy-Drama
Released: October 24th, 2008
Producer & Director: Patrik-Ian Polk
As Noah and Wade prepare to marry in Martha’s Vineyard, the personal problems of their friends – and the unexpected arrival of rapper Baby Gat – threatens to permanently end their relationship.
November 9, 2017
“Blue is the warmest color”
Director: Abdelatif Kechiche
The film tells the story of Adèle, a 15 year old girl who has no doubt that a boy should always go out with a girl. The film shows us Adele’s personal growth, the change in her way of seeing the world and the way in which others look at her and discover her for who she really is.
November 14, 2017
“Children of God”
Director: Kareem Mortimer
Writer: Kareem Mortimer
The story of two young men who fall in love with each other. The film portrays the homophobia of the Bahamian society which resonates in the Caribbean.
November 16, 2017
A collection of SASOD shorts :
“La Sade’s Story” (2014)
“Selina’s Voice” (2014)
“Jessica’s Journey” (2014)
“Thinslice, Embracing the past and moving forward” (2015)
Panel Discussion on Acceptance and Respect of LGBT persons in commemoration of International Day of Tolerance.
November 21, 2017
“The Way He Looks”
Genre: Drama /Romance
Written and Directed by : Daniel Ribeiro
Released: March 7, 2015
The movie is about a teenager named Leonardo. He is blind and lives with his overprotective parents. He always wanted to have a more independent life and even planed to study abroad. One day, Gabriel – a new student arrives at their classroom and makes Leonardo’s world change completely.
November 23, 2017
“Painting the Spectrum”
Produced by: SASOD Guyana
Director: Kojo Mc. Pherson
A commemorative documentary celebrating SASOD’s annual LGBT film festival – Painting the Spectrum. The documentary features the thoughts of opinions of organizers, audiences and participants and shows how Painting the Spectrum has given persons the opportunity to learn, grown and also be empowered as individuals and as a community.
This evening is also Open Mic and Talent night. The stage is open for members of the audience to display their talents. It’s a free atmosphere with no boundaries.
November 28, 2017
Written By: Tim Firth
Director: Julian Jarrold
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Charlie Price faces the impending shut down of the Northampton shoe factory that his family has owned and operated for generations. Just when he feels that all is lost, he has a chance encounter with Lola, flamboyant transvestite cabaret star. Lola’s desire for stylish, kinky boots for herself and her colleagues provides a glimmer of hope for the factory and its employees.
On this night, we Paint the spectrum to close the month of activities.