Over The Rainbow - LGBT Film Festival

The Harlequin Theatre and Cinema is delighted to be hosting its fourth annual "Over the Rainbow" LGBT Film season.

This year we have picked films that include a Best Picture Oscar winner and some of the finest titles from world and independant cinema.  Alonside these films will be the National Theatre's two part production of Angels in America screened across two nights.

“We are proud to be able to offer such a wide variety of cinematic options for our customers, and we’re delighted to be able to announce our fourth annual LGBT film season. The Harlequin Theatre and Cinema is committed to providing  a high standard of entertainment to the community and being able to dove tail that commitment with supporting the LGBT film genre is an opportunity that makes us proud to be a part of the entertainment industry.” – Elizabeth Smith, Theatre Manager

 

The Handmaiden (18) 4th July 2017

 

Set during the Japanese occupation of Korea in the 1930s, a young handmaiden named Sookee is hired by Hideko, a reclusive heiress who lives in a sprawling mansion under the watchful eye of her domineering Uncle Kouzuki. But Sookee harbours a secret: she has been recruited by Fujiwara, a scheming con artist posing as a Japanese Count, to trick Hideko into entrusting him with her fortune...

  • Starring: Min-hee Kim,Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Jo, Tae-ri Kim, Hae-suk Kim, So-ri Moon
  • Showing Times: 15.15 & 19.15
  • Running Time: 156 mins

Moonlight (15) 5th July 2017

 

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, MOONLIGHT chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.
  • Starring: Trevante Rhodes, Andre Holland, Janelle Monae, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Naomi Harris, Mahershala Ali, Alex Hibbert
  • Showing Times: 15.15 & 19.15
  • Running Time: 108 mins

The Pass (15) 11th July 2017

 

The night before their first Champions League match, a shared experience goes on to change the course of Jason and Ade's lives.

  • Starring: Russell ToveyArinze KeneLisa McGrillisNico MirallegroRory J. Saper
  • Showing Times: 19.40
  • Running Time: 85 mins

Handsome Devil (TBC) 19th July 2017

 

Ned and Conor are forced to share a bedroom at their boarding school. The loner and the star athlete at this rugby-mad school form an unlikely friendship until it's tested by the authorities.

  • Starring: Fionn O'Shea,  Nicholas Galitzine,  Andrew Scott
  • Showing Times: 19.45
  • Running Time: 95 mins

NTLive: Angels in America part 1, Millenium Approaches (15) 20th July 2017

 

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

  • Starring: Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdle, Russell Tovey
  • Showing Times: 19.00
  • Running Time: 225 mins

Who's Gonna Love Me Now? (15) Tuesday 25th July 

 

 

At 21, Saar was expelled from his religious kibbutz and fled to the UK. There he created a new family with the London Gay Men's Chorus and now, after 19 years, Saar reaches out to his old family in the hope of a reconciliation.

  • Starring: Saar Maoz, Alon, London Gay Men's Chorus Band
  • Showing Times: 15.15 & 19.45
  • Running Time: 89 mins

NTLive: Angels in America part 2, Perestroika (15) 27th July 2017

 

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

  • Starring: Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdle, Russell Tovey
  • Showing Times: 19.00
  • Running Time: 225 mins