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Film Feels Curious is under way in Scotland

Have a read below of some wonderful recent and upcoming Film Feels Curious events in Scotland—more to be announced soon!

Delivered by Film Hub Midlands, this nationwide programme provides funding for creative film events which offer audiences special, enhanced experiences while responding to the theme of curiosity.

Dystopian Dreams – Aya Films
19 June, Barras Art & Design, Glasgow
An immersive event that combines experimental films, aerial performance and cake. Featuring psychedelic ’60s avant-garde filmmaker Storm De Hirsch; Sandra Lahire’s feminist, experimental nuclearism; Meryem Lahlou’s animated exploration of what it means to be human.

Last Film Show (Scottish Premiere)
25 June, Skye Community Cinema
A love letter to the power of the cinema from India: Last Film Show echoes Cinema Paradiso with a pinch of Slumdog Millionaire. Skye Community Cinema presents the Scottish Premiere with a virtual Q&A with director Pan Nalin and a wetplate photography showcase.

Queerious – Birds Eye View
6-28 July, Glasgow Film Theatre
Through stories of sexual awakenings and re-awakenings, and queer love through a feminist lens, this curated season from Birds’ Eye View aims to help us question, learn and enjoy our sexual selves. Featuring I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing (4K), The Gold Diggers, Fire, Passion + shorts.

Electric Muses – Cinetopia
8-10 July, Venues in Edinburgh, Glasgow + Newcastle
A women-led evening of surrealist film and creative, technologically enhanced live music by Aurora Engine (Deborah Shaw), and Bell Lungs (Ceylan Hay), presented in partnership with feminist-surrealist magazine The Debutante. Films include The Seashell and the Clergyman, Meshes of the Afternoon + more.

Atmosphere | Reface – New Media Scotland
22 July, Inspace, Edinburgh
Ukrainian artificial intelligence and machine learning developers Reface have been set a challenge: can they replace the faces in a classic film with those of the audience watching, in real time? Join a live For extra deep fakery, the optional dress code is 1963 Paris. Et voilà, a world’s first.

Find details of other Film Feels Curious events happening across the UK here.

Applications are still open for Film Hub North’s Changing Times: Curious programme, which provides funding for archive film events in response to the same theme. Apply by 19 August, 2022.