A Deal with the Universe follows Jason Barker’s incredible story of how he came to give birth to his child.
Charting over ten years of life with his partner Tracey and drawing on the filmed diaries made over the last ten years, the film documents his transgender journey as well as his journey to parenthood.
This is a surprising, joyous, deeply moving and sometimes very funny documentary about very ordinary queer lives in extraordinary circumstances. Groundbreaking in terms of its intimate insights into gender identity and new parenthood, it will resonate profoundly with anyone who’s ever tried to have a baby but is ultimately universal in appeal thanks to the playful charm and raw sincerity of its central couple.
We are delighted that Jason will join us after the screening to talk about the film.
Part of the Outburst Queer Arts Festival season. Outburst Queer Arts Festival runs from 8 - 17 November 2018.
Every Act of Life is a surprisingly joyful and deeply inspiring portrait of Terrence McNally - one of America's most renowned playwrights and queer trailblazers - from his complicated childhood in Corpus Christi, to travelling the world as tutor to John Steinbeck’s children to the present day as an 80 year old married gay man.
Félix Maritaud pulls out the stops as a gay sex worker diving for a deeper connection in Camille Vidal-Naquet’s fulsomely passionate and explicit feature debut.
Outburst is delighted to present a preview of the new film from French gay director Christophe Honoré (Les Chansons d'amour).
To celebrate 50 years of QFT, Outburst kicks off its 2018 film programme with another classic that’s celebrating its big five-oh – Robert Aldrich’s dark lesbian melodrama The Killing of Sister George.