We’ve been proud to support the Respect Film Festival who are showing a fantastic range of films, around the issues of human rights: covering topics including Immigration, Asylum, Women’s Rights, War & Conflict, Mental Health, LGBT Rights, Workers Rights,Environmental Concerns, Healthcare, Austerity & Disability Issues.

So why not try out something different for your Sunday- Here’s a list of things you can see, for free -or a minimal fee- below.

A Film For Northern Uganda/ Touch of an Angel/Transit Zone 

 St Mary’s College- 11am FREE

stories of transformation of Northern Ugandan women and men who have risen from the ashes of the LRA, A personal, poetic tale of a deaf man; Henryk Schoenker, that reveals hitherto unknown facts about Auschwitz, and an authentic insight into the life of a refugee in the jungle of Calais.

Short films: More info & book here

Short Films & Feature: Save Gangamaya; Open Mike; Bridge; The Shepherd; Mahal; Yagé Is Our Life; Broken; Una Bellissima Bugia

QFT- 11am – FREE

From hunger strikers, a tribal community & it’s traditional use of the psychedelic Yagé to a man attempting to connect with his Alzheimer’s stricken wife- this selection of films will provoke and stimulate.

For More info & to book here: 

El Peso de la Manta (The Weight of the Blanket); Red Clothes

 St Mary’s Lecture Hall 2- FREE

Illegal street selling by immigrants for survival in Barcelona,& a story of the Cambodians trapped by the fashion industry.

For More info & to book here: 

The Pursuit: 50 Years in the Fight for LGBT Rights and Q&A

QFT – 4pm -£5/£4

The pursuit of happiness for the LGBT community continues 50 years after activists publicly protested discrimination against ‘homosexuals’ with picket signs in front of Philadelphia’s Independence Hall. A thoughtful look back and an intimate look at the present

For more info and to book click here

Primary Colours; The Peace Agency; Lola Still Dances

 St Mary’s Lecture Hall 2- FREE

A cinepoem about domestic abuse,how 500 female students play a role in peace & justice in  Indonesia, and the dreams of a captive in Mexico.

For more info and to book click here

Respect Film festival continues until March 8th, at venues across the city.

for information on the full festival click here: Respectfilmfest.com