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'Queer Film' Screenings at the Towner Art Gallery

The Towner Art Gallery is hosting monthly queer film screenings in its new auditorium following on from the success of the LGBTQ+ History Month showing in February of 'The Celluloid Closet'

Details are as follows:

Sunday 10th June at 2.00pm - Tomboy 2011  100 minutes

Ten year old Laure moves to a new town and decides to dress as a boy


Sunday 15th July at 2.00pm - Desert Hearts 1986  89 minutes

A love story about two women set against a desert landscape with a jukebox soundtrack


Sunday 5th August at 2.00pm - Beau Travail  1999  95 minutes

A French Foreign Legion film set in Djibouti based on Herman Melville's 'Billy Budd'. The film relates the destructive effects of jealousy in a routine environment.


Ticket Prices: £8.50 full price/£7 conc & members

How to book: Book tickets online at   by phone on +44 (0)1323 434670 or at the Welcome Desk

Towner Art Gallery, Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4JJ


The Towner is also presenting a major season of films entitled 'Women in Film' over the next three months. All the films being screened have been directed or co-directed by women, and most are female-focused. There will also be foreign language and documentary films as well.

For more infomation about the films being shown pick up a leaflet at the Towner or visit their website.


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