KIKI PRESENTS: PARIAH - Feature Film Programme at Bricks Bristol
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A event on Thursday 9th September. The event starts at 20:30.

PARIAH (2011) Presented by QTIBIPOC Collective, Kiki Bristol
Director: Dee Rees

In a desperate search for sexual expression, a Brooklyn-based teenager assumes paradoxical identities and stands to lose her family and friends while setting herself up for heartbreak.

​+ Panel by Kiki Bristol subtitled and interpreted by a BSL Translator.

lara lalemi
Lara (she/her) is a PhD Chemistry student in the field of Aerosol Science. She is also the founder and CEO of Creative Tuition Collective, which provides free tuition in STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths] subjects, mentorship and mental health support to pupils from low-income families. Lara co-founded Kiki Bristol, She says, “Kiki is a place for Queer, Trans and Intersex People of Colour (QTIPOC) to meet where we can create our own community alongside our supportive allies with a collective and shared vision of inclusivity and safety.

Peta Shillingford (She/her)
Peta is a co-founder of Kiki Bristol and a passionate community activist. Along side her regular job, Peta studies law and is a member of the inclusive anti-fascist Easton Cowgirls Football team. She was included on “The Bristol Pink List 2021” a list of influential LGBTQ+ in Bristol right now. 

Maria Isabelle Cerezo Edwards Maria (She/Her)
Currently works for Public Health England and  recently completed a Masters in Women, Violence and Conflict. She hopes to complete a PhD in the next couple of years highlighting issues relating to gendered violence particularly for BAME groups. 
Thursday 9th September
Start Time - 20:30

All tickets to both our physical and online screenings are available through Headfirst via our website, or at the Bricks Bristol Box Office during the film festival. Tickets for most events are on a sliding scale of £2, £4, £6 or £8. Choose what to pay based on your circumstances. We ask that you be honest with yourself about your financial situation. This allows us to provide financial flexibility to those who need it most and makes PIFF affordable to more people alongside sustaining the festival and supporting queer filmmakers. If you have any questions about what you should pay, please get in touch via [email protected] or ask one of our volunteers on the day. Free tickets are available too, just email / message us and there will be no questions asked.

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The Palace International Film Festival, Bristol’s annual LGBTQIA+ cinematic event, happening 8th – 12th September at Bricks in St Anne’s, will be showcasing 100+ queer shorts, feature films, performances, workshops, virtual reality and a film archive exhibition!

All events and screenings will take place at our new home, Bricks Bristol, located at St Anne's House and a 15 minute bus ride from Cabot Circus.

Our venue has a ramp and elevator access. Some, but not all screenings will have closed captioning, subtitling and / or BSL translation.
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