GAZE International LGBT Film Festival 2018

The 26th GAZE International LGBT Film Festival is set to take place at the Light House Cinema in Dublin from the 2nd to the 6th of August 2018. The festival will  include a selection of shorts programmes and workshops.

MobDoc Mobile Filmmaking Workshop – an initiative to encourage our festival audiences to become active storytellers and embrace their creativity. It involves practical exercises focused on learning how to tell stories utilising mobile filmmaking technology // August 4th @ 10:00 – 13:00 //

Men’s Shorts – featuring seven international shorts which reflect on subject matter from the emotional turmoil of unrequited love, the tribulations of same-sex parenting to the colloquial accounts of LGBT history // August 4th @ 14:00 //

Drawn This Way: Queer Animation – a bold and inventive series of adventurous and engaging shorts that highlight the medium varied capacity to capture self-expression, identity and communication // August 4th @ 16:00 //

Women’s Shorts – weaving together distinct and compelling narratives around the queer female voice, this shorts programme traverses age, nationality, ethnicity and time period // August 5th @ 16:00 //

Irish Shorts – this curated programme reflects the quality of LGBT film and filmmaking talent within Ireland as well as the diverse spectrum of voices and experiences of the LGBT community // August 5th @ 18:00 //

Iris Prize Shorts – the Iris Prize Festival returns to GAZE with an incredible trio of three shorts from Marley Morrison, Dionne Edwards and Jari Osbourne which celebrates and raises up the intersectionality of voices in the LGBTQ+ community // August 5th @ 14:00 //

Trans Shorts – this collection of finely crafted short film intricately dissects the complex interior and exterior worlds of the trans people, as well as the joys, frustrations and complications of trans identity // August 6th @ 12:30 //

All screenings will take place in Light House Cinema. Our full programme is available online here, with family screenings, public discussions, visiting guests and exhibitions.

There is a discount for children, students, OAPs and for group booking of 10 or more. Tickets can be book online, by phone at 01 872 8006 or in person at Light House Cinema.

We can also be found online on Facebook @gazefilmfest or on Twitter @GAZEFilmFest. You can also join the conversation online using the official hashtag #GAZEFilmFest.