BFI FAN members can celebrate the diversity and fluidity of desire with Touched, an alternative Valentine’s Day screening showcasing sensuous shorts by female and non-binary filmmakers.
Co-curated by collectives T A P E and Invisible Women, this subversive and surprising programme connects filmmakers from across the decades, combining contemporary work with rarities from the archive.
The result is a witty, intimate and unapologetically sexy selection of films which open up space for wider discussions about self-love, intimacy and longing.
The line-up is a sexy, sensuous and surprising programme that celebrates female and non-binary desire.
- What About Me? (Lois Stevenson, 2021, 3 mins)
- Random Acts of Intimacy (Clio Barnard, 1999, 15 mins)
- F*** YOU (Anette Sidor, 2018, 14 min)
- What She Wants (Ruth Lingford, 1994, 5 mins)
- Wavelengths (Pratibha Parmar, 1997, 15 mins) TBC
- #Familiar #Touch #Lost #Figures (Katayoun Jalilipour, 2017, 12 mins)
- The Birth Of Valerie Venus (Sarah Clift, 2020, 15mins)
- She Wanted Green Lawns (Sarah Turner, 1987, 4mins)
Running time 83min + Q&A circa 30 min. All films and Q&A are captioned.
The programme premieres at LSFF on the 14th January, but after that the programme will go on a nationwide tour.
BFI FAN members are able to book the programme on 35% / £100 mgm deal as part of this exciting and alternative Valentine’s Day offering. A marketing pack can also be accessed here.
For more information and to book the film, contact firstname.lastname@example.org