Pride at the Pictures

Film programme

FILMS ALL YEAR ROUND

Pride at the Pictures works to show great films from all around the world working with our supporters Picturehouse@FACT and Unison North West LGBT Group .

We also link up with other great partners like Brazilica and Empty Spaces Cinema to ensure the best in new and classic LGBT+ cinema can be seen in Liverpool City Region, creating a chance to see the films in a social setting with like minded people.

Our films are chosen by our group of Pride at the Pictures volunteers and we aim to show a truly diverse and exciting programme that will provoke debate and entertain in equal measure. We're at every screening so you can come and talk to us about the films you've seen and would like to see.

monday 24 september: signature move

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Picturehouse@FACT: 6.30pm: 82 minutes, Cert: TBC: Tickets on sale soon

Director: Jennifer Reeder

Writers: Fawzia Mirza, Lisa Donato

Starring: FAWZIA MIRZA, SHABANA AZMI, SARI SANCHEZ, AUDREY FRANCIS, CHARIN ALVAREZ, MARK HOOD, MOLLY BRENNAN

 SIGNATURE MOVE is a funny, heartfelt look at modern families and the complexities of love in its many forms. 

Zaynab (Fawzia Mirza) is a Pakistani, Muslim lawyer living in Chicago who begins a new romance with Alma (Sari Sanchez), a confident Mexican-American woman. 

Zaynab’s recently widowed mother Parveen (Shabana Azmi) has moved in and spends her days watching Pakistani TV dramas while searching for a potential husband for her only daughter. 

Alma’s mother is a former professional Luchadora, which Zaynab finds fascinating, as she has recently taken up lucha-style wrestling with a former pro wrestler. Zaynab tries to keep her secrets from her mother, who knows more than she lets on.

Lesbians,...wrestling...what's not to love ?

This film is screening as part of Scalarama which is a national programme celebrating cinema, taking part in over 700 cinemas across the UK with a full programme here in Liverpool throughout September  - find out more here: https://scalarama.com/

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