“Hey Matthew, I hear you’re a gay filmmaker?”
“Yes Matthew, I am. And you’re a queer/femme filmmaker – maybe we should have a chat sometime?”
Join learning disabled artists and filmmakers Matthew Hellett (Brighton) and Matthew Kennedy (Glasgow) as they show their films and share their experiences of how identity shapes their work.
Matthew Hellett is a Carousel artist. Carousel supports learning disabled artists to manage, produce and promote their creative work. This includes the international short film festival Oska Bright (November 2017), several bands and solo artist Daniel Wakeford (currently on UK tour)and Creative Minds, the national conversation about learning disability arts’ place in culture and society.
Carousel is funded by Arts Council England (as a National Portfolio Organisation), Brighton and Hove City Council and a range of trusts and foundations. It is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity.
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Eyes Wide Open Cinema is a queer film strand founded in 2012 out of a desire to bring a regular film series to Brighton exploring the lives and work of sexual and gender minorities in film.
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Oska Bright Film Festival is funded by the BFI. In partnership with Oska Bright Film Festival and Eyes Wide Open Cinema
Event: Brighton Photo Biennial, Oska Bright Film Festival and Eyes Wide Open Cinema present: Matthew and Matthew – Screenings and Talk
Where: Sallis Benney Theatre, University of Brighton Galleries , Grand Parade
When: Sunday, October 16
Cost: £5/£3 (concessions and Photoworks Members)
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