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November 24 @ 11:00 am - November 25 @ 7:00 pm
E.D.E.N Film Productions are proud to announce Transforming Cinema 2018
**FULL LINE UP AND FREE TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE**
Transforming Cinema is a trans-focused film festival, championing the voices, experiences and talents of transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary and genderqueer individuals and communities.
Thanks to funding from The Big Lottery Fund, 2018’s festival will take place across the weekend of Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November at various venues in Sheffield.
Film screenings and workshops will take place at Sheffield Town Hall, Curzon Cinema and Sheffield Hallam University’s Void Cinema.
The first Transforming Cinema festival was coordinated by E.D.E.N in 2016. E.D.E.N Chair Tom Reaney explains the significance of events like Transforming Cinema:
“Events like these are massively important in combatting ongoing overwhelming transphobic attitudes.
Whether it’s negative media attention, so-called ‘debate’ on trans lives and existences, falsehoods, fears and scare-mongering being perpetrated through politics, in the media and in both LGBTQIA+ communities and non-LGBTQIA+ communities around the world – trans voices are being ignored whilst cis-gender fears are being elevated to dangerous prominence.
Transforming Cinema takes the art of film and aims to set this right, by elevating and amplifying trans voices.”
Some feedback from 2016’s event attendees:
“I’ve gone from knowing virtually nothing at all about transgender issues to having an understanding of what it means to be transgender.”
“Transforming Cinema is such an important event to educate and raise awareness of
the difficulties and prejudices that the transgender community face.”
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