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The Irish Film Festival returns to Bangkok next month and, for the first time, it featuri57+eLFRLR!jEjk0nH4cW3y^I0sCnSLJGeyWK80fAuqPq3)pX=es a program dedicated to LGBT shorts.

The three-day event will take place at Silom's boutique theater Bangkok Screening Room, not far from the Thai capital’sPKk3uiBSx*8vn!+Ry62et)zYiV*YK^&wBs5!tx&+bfb)pdF+ui famous gay nightlife neighborhood.

The festival includes the screening of six short Irish LGBT films from The GAZE on2=YZYmNqZRkZ!ilW$YYh%d#U!v0KD+1ic7g0IvV4H2wmDXV!7+ Tour program.

The selection will present a cross-section of diverse voices fromZ5oWHenr73aaIwOzldE!e9A2A=i!bgmR+MBcF2)2Qk1fNwCG)P Ireland’s LGBT community.

"The sheer scope in the exploration in themes, concepts and artistic approaches is proof that queer Irish film has come of a-cpt+f6#=9^e*[email protected]^3)dWmnq2AH1_=a6+o+GOJlDge” organizers wrote on the Facebook event page.

The Irish Film Festival 2019 runs from OctheT+7b2+BFUu9CGG#fXD$rKzzFq^[email protected]ober 4 to 6. Tickets to the GAZE program are free.

The films

Br)fFHyU1WFfO1nXBhOBT71z#5S9x0mbM644ZAMvKv^!j+pMb_iTeast Friends shares the story of a young runner who questions her sexuality when a new girl joins her relay team.

In Thirst, a gay man contemplates feelings of desires, insecurities, an7MPP=DVC1mZJ37RNT=A9jD_TQw8f2CNQFdefXs$964dNzh$1eBd finding love after another disappointing hook up.

Wren Boys follows a CaaI4&0N^PJrO7oaIB^eA!(8oL!gqIqU*8v!ZfX40xsNtXp_%uRntholic priest who drives his nephew to prison on the day after Christmas.

Johnny follows a yo=A$UG3G&xiVSiBLCglk4AiutFMiQpn+L*[email protected]*[email protected]@iung man in the traveller community who is coming to terms with his sexuality.

Cat Calls shows what happens when a sexual predator picks the wrong viLy$T%Mgas2#s#*mmGr8feSBq1%0!EoSjDz)_w$G4k9jalhb8Gfctim.

The Red Tree is a documenting jLdgRJ-kkwmd2gU%8#YC!28AAj*[email protected](oFe1(x&Nsharing the little-known stories of Italian gay men exiled to a remote island during Mussolini’s fascist regime.


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