Outburst Queer Arts Festival

Outburst brings you the very best in new queer cinema in partnership with QFT. Visit for details of the full festival programme.

Outburst: Calamity Jane (Sing-Along)

Whip-crack away! As part of the BFI Musicals! Season, we’re delighted to present a special sing-along screening of one of the most beloved (and subtextually queer) musical classics of all time.
10 November 2019
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Outburst: Trouble + Discussion

A 1971 BBC documentary about love across the religious divide of Northern Ireland is the starting point of this heart-breaking story of a woman reuniting with her estranged father after many years.
12 November 2019
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Outburst: Deep in Vogue + Discussion

Deep In Vogue celebrates the colourful, queer, emotional and political stories of Northern Vogue and its people. Synonymous with the black, gay ballrooms of 1980s New York this documentary asks why we need Vogue now more than ever.
13 November 2019
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Outburst: And Then We Danced

Sweden’s official entry to next year’s Oscars is an instantly engaging tale of a young male dancer's sexual awakening in contemporary Tbilisi, Georgia.
14 November 2019
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Outburst: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Outburst and QFT are excited to present a special preview of one of the best films of the year. Winner of the Best Screenplay and Queer Palm at Cannes 2019, Portrait of a Lady on Fire confirms Céline Sciamma as one of the most exciting filmmakers in the world today.
16 November 2019
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