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Journey Film Club: Edward II

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FREE for LGBT + allies of all ages

Bringing the Silver Screen to LGBTQ Birmingham and Friends, we show the Classics to New Releases.

Journey Film Club aims to show a variety of different types of films to suit all tastes, on first and third Tuesdays of the month.

You choose what you want to bring along and share: We hold film meetings every so often to agree a future film schedule, what films we are going to watch and when, and who is going to bring the film.

You are welcome to just turn up, or contact or visit www.journeyfilmclub.co.uk for more details.

 

17th September: Edward II (1991) – 7.30pm start (1hr 31)

In this Derek Jarman version of Christopher Marlowe’s Elizabethan drama, in modern costumes and settings, Plantagenet king Edward II hands the power-craving nobility the perfect excuse by taking as lover (besides his diplomatic wife, the French princess Isabel, not an acceptable lady at court) but the ambitious Piers Gaveston, who uses his favour in bed even to wield political influence. The stage is set for a palace revolt which sends the gay pair from the throne to a terminal torture dungeon.

When: Tuesday 17 September 2019, 07:30pm - 09:00pm
Where: Birmingham LGBT Centre, 38-40 Holloway Circus, Birmingham, B1 1EQ
Contact :
www.journeyfilmclub.co.uk

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