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We are very excited to collaborate with local film organisation Eyes Wide Open to present a new specially curated series of cinema exploring issues that are important to sexual and gender minority communities.

Doors 7.30pm
Event Intro 8pm
Film Screenings 8.05–9.30pm
Interval 9.30–9.45pm
Panel Discussion 9.45–10.15pm approx.

For the fifth year running, Trans Pride Brighton & Hove, My Genderation and Eyes Wide Open Cinema have teamed up to curate a selection of short film exploring a variety of trans lives and experiences worldwide. This eclectic selection, featuring both fact and fiction film, is a testament to the heterogeneity of trans lives and a celebration of resilience in the face of oppression.

The film will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Jacob Engelberg and featuring Fox Fisher, Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir, and more to be confirmed.

Surround audio and regular cinema seating will all take place in our compact Auditorium Foyer space. Limited spaces available. Advance booking is highly recommended.

U14’s to be accompanied.

NON-FICTION FILMS

Approach/Withdraw

Directors: Juliet Jacques and Ker Walwork. UK 2016. 10 mins.

A meditation on the biology of sex and gender, shot on 16mm celluloid film and narrated by Rebecca Root.

MajestyGirls: The Lady Keteva

Director: Veronica Robinson. USA 2015. 9mins.

At the wise age of 59, a transgender woman reflects on her struggles growing up in one of the roughest projects in Miami.

Tailor

Director: Calí Dos Anjos. Brazil 2017. 10 mins.

This enchanting documentary, which uses both real life footage and animation, explores the lives of a selection of trans people in Brazil.

Yellow

Director: Rowyn Mottershead. UK 2017. 9 mins.

A group of transgender young adults to explore their identity and reflect on their transitions.

Skeleton In A Beret

Director: Mabz Beet. UK 2017. 7 mins.

Two trans people talk about how they have actively used video games as part of how they explore not just their gender, but their skills, self-confidence, and self-expression.

FICTION FILMS

Mum

Director: Anne-Marie O’Connor. UK 2016. 14 mins.

When Kate discovers that her mum is gravely ill, a fact that her stepfather had been keeping from her, she reflects back on their relationship, from her pre-transition childhood to the present day.

Like You

Directors: Fox Fisher and Owl (Ugla Stefanía). Iceland 2017 . 7 mins.

A trans girl in a remote farm in Iceland finds out that she has more in common with a farmhand from England than she originally thought.

Red Leaf

Director: Kai Tillman. Cuba 2016. 7 mins.

A child living in a small Cuban town creates a secret world to explore their developing identity.

Pronouns

Director: Mike Paulucci. USA 2016. 10 mins.

A Chicago teenager decides to reveal their true identity during a spoken word performance.

Booking information

Please note that Booking Fees apply on the following transactions:
Online: £1.25 per ticket + £1.50 postage or free collection at the Box Office
Telephone: £2.50 per transaction + £1.50 postage or free collection at the Box Office
In Person: Free

Please note that we are only able to post tickets within the UK. If you live overseas please select box office collection or print at home tickets.

Staying locally

There are plenty of welcoming and good value B&Bs & boutique hotels in Bexhill. The De La Warr Pavilion regularly uses the following :

Travel information
  • By Rail
    Direct trains go from London Victoria, Brighton and Ashford to Bexhill.
    There are also trains from London Charing Cross, changing at St. Leonards Warrior Square and from London Bridge or Charing Cross going to Battle. Battle is only a short taxi journey away (15 mins approx).
    Visit www.nationalrail.co.uk for up-to-date train travel information.
  • Taxis
    Town Taxis:  01424 211 511
    Parkhurst Taxis:  01424 733 456
  • By Car
    If driving from the London area:
    Take the M25, then A21 to Hastings. Turn off at John‘s Cross and follow the signs to Bexhill.
    OR
    Take the A22 to Eastbourne, go across the Bishop roundabout to the A271 and follow the signs to Bexhill and the seafront. The De La Warr Pavilion is on the Marina.
    From the Brighton area:
    Follow the A27 out of Brighton until you arrive in Bexhill On Sea.
  • Parking
    Please be aware the Rother District car park outside the De La Warr Pavilion operates paid parking until 8pm. After this time parking is free. There is also lmiited free car parking along the seafront.
Accessibility

Within the limits of this Grade One listed building, the De La Warr Pavilion strives to be fully accessible with a range of facilities to support your visit.

Assistance Dogs are permitted into the building.

Please contact the Box Office on 01424 229 111 to arrange a visit.

Facilities for disabled visitors

  • Ramped access at the front of the building
  • A low counter at the Box Office and  Information Desk
  • Disabled toilets on two floors
  • A lift to all floors
  • Accessible galleries on both floors
  • An accessible Café
  • Spaces for wheelchairs in the auditorium for seated events
  • Ramped access in the auditorium for events during the day
  • Ramped access into the Studio
  • Two travel wheelchairs are available for use at the De La Warr Pavilion. To reserve, please call our box office and information desk on (01424) 229111 or ask a member of staff on arrival. The chairs are provided on a first come, first served basis and are intended for use inside the Pavilion. Please contact us for more information.

Facilities for blind or visually-impaired

  • Large print season brochures

Facilities for the hard-of-hearing

  • An T-Switch induction loop in some areas of the auditorium (please indicate when booking as this facility is not available on the balcony)
  • British Sign Language interpretation tours of the building and exhibitions are available on request.