Cornwall Film Festival presents LGBT Films

The Cornwall Film Festival will be screening 2 LGBT films on 8 and 10 Nov atCornwall Film Festival 2013 the Lighthouse Cinema in Newquay.

Blue is the Warmest Colour
Fri 8 Nov | 20:00 | Lighthouse Cinema, Newquay
Dir: Abdellatif Kechiche | France 2013 | 18 | 179min | In French with Eng subtitles

Winner of one of the most prestigious film prizes in the world, the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, Blue is the Warmest Colour is a passionate love story between 2 girls with incredible performances from the 2 leads, Adèle Exarchopoulos (Adèle) and Léa Seydoux (Emma).

“From this simple, not especially unique love story, Kechiche has fashioned an intimate epic in every sense of the term.” – ***** Guy Lodge, TIME OUT

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Any Day Now
Sun | 10 Nov | 15:25 | Lighthouse Cinema, Newquay
Dir: Travis Fine | US 2012 | 15 | 98min

Set in 1979 and inspired by a true story touching on legal and social issues that are more relevant than ever, Any Day Now weaves a tale of love, acceptance, and creating one’s own family.

When Marco, a teenager with Down’s syndrome who’s been abandoned by his mother, is taken in by committed couple Rudy and the closeted Paul, he finds in them the family he’s never had. However, when their unconventional living arrangement is discovered by the authorities, Rudy and Paul must fight a biased legal system to adopt the child they have come to love as their own. Strong acting and the chemistry between Cumming and Dillahunt raise the film above conventional courtroom drama fare.

“A well-realised time-capsule of a repressive era, and a stirring document of a brave fight against prejudice.” – Ashley Clarke, SIGHT & SOUND

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