Saturday, 14 March 2015

Capital Celluloid 2015 - Day 88: Sun Mar 29

Different from the Others (Oswald, 1919): Victoria & Albert Museum, 1pm

Here is the V&A introduction:
First released in 1919, this silent film is noteworthy as one of the first sympathetic portrayals of homosexuals in the cinema.
For decades all copies were thought to have been destroyed during the Nazi regime. Accompanied by a new short documentary about artist Sara Davidmann’s project Ken. To Be Destroyed - exploring the family secret of a transgender relative.

Featuring an introduction from curators and a Q&A with Sara Davidmann.
Organised by the V&A’s LGBTQ Working Group, as part of the BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

Here (and above) is an extract.

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