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Friday 07 August 2020

Oska Bites: Brighton-Based Film Festival Celebrates LGBTQ Learning Disability Culture

Oska Bright Film Festival, the world's leading learning disability film festival based in Brighton, takes its programme to the small screen with Oska Bites, regular programmes of award-winning short films.

Presented with additional content and the chance to watch on Facebook, all the films featured in Oska Bites are made by, or feature in lead roles, people with learning disabilities, autism or aspergers. 

These are films that show often undiscovered talent and new voices.

This second Bite event celebrates LGBTQ+ learning disability culture with three films, interviews with filmmakers and an introduction from Queer Freedom and Oska Bright Film Festival programmer Matthew Hellett. 

Oska Bright Film Festival 2019 - Round Up

Matthew said:

"It's sad that we can't celebrate Pride in person this year, but everyone can get comfortable and celebrate learning disabled LGBTQI filmmakers with us from home. 

"I am so proud to bring these fantastic stories to a wider audience."  

The launch edition reached over 1,000 people from the UK, Canada, Sweden, USA and New Zealand. 

Love Bites screens live on Facebook at 7pm on Thursday 6th August 2020.
and then on https://oskabright.org/oskabites for a week.

Audiences wanting to sign up to the Oska Bright mailing list, or find out more about the Festival's work and forthcoming UK cinema tour should visit www.oskabright.org.

Programme for Love Bites: Thursday 6 August 2020 at 7pm. CLICK HERE for details.

by: Mike Cobley




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