Bristol Pride 2021

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Deaf Conversation About Cinema: Supernova

Mon 5 July

Online

Free

Rating: 15

Ended

We team up with Watershed’s monthly film discussion event for Deaf and hearing audience members for a discussion about Supernova

Hosted by Deaf artist, performer and filmmaker David Ellington with special guest Rebecca Ballard, Queer Vision Producer and Programmer this online event will feature BSL interpretation throughout. Please join us at 7pm on Monday 5 July for a discussion where we will come together online to share thoughts and questions. All welcome – the conversation will be open to Deaf and hearing audiences!

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci shine as a long-term couple dealing with the onset of illness in this warm and tender drama. After twenty years together, Sam and Tusker’s blissful life has been shattered following Tusker’s diagnosis with early onset dementia. Intent on spending as much precious time together as they can, the pair travel across England in their old campervan, visiting loved ones and returning to special places from their past.

But as Sam and Tusker’s trip progresses and they are forced to confront the grave reality of their situation, rifts begin to emerge as they look at what the future may hold.Driven by two beautiful performances from Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci as a couple with a long history and an uncertain future, Harry Macqueen’s (Hinterland) introspective road movie is a deeply affecting and quietly provocative exploration of love in the face of tragedy.

Supernova is screening at Watershed from Fri 25 June to Thu 8 July so make sure you watch the film in advance and then tune in on Mon 5 July at 19:00 for the discussion – we can’t wait to see you all.

This event is FREE event but please book your free place and we will email you the details on how to join the discussion.

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