T A P E x Invisible Women Present - Touched

+ pre-recorded Q&A

Celebrate the diversity and fluidity of desire with Touched, an alternative Valentine’s Day screening showcasing sensuous shorts by female and non-binary filmmakers. Co-curated by collectives T A P E and Invisible Women, this subversive and surprising programme connects filmmakers from across the decades by combining contemporary work with rarities from the archive. The result is a witty, intimate and unapologetically sexy selection of films that open up space for wider discussions about self-love, intimacy and longing.


What about Me?
Dir Lois Stevenson

Random Acts of Intimacy
Dir Clio Barnard

F* **YOU
Dir Anette Sidor

What She Wants
Dir Ruth Lingford

Dir Pratibha Parmar

#Familiar #Touch #Lost #Figures
Dir Katayoun Jalilipour

She Wanted Green Lawns
Dir Sarah Turner

The Birth of Valerie Venus
Dir Sarah Clift

Total running time 83min + Q&A

Programme supported by Film Hub London, managed by Film London. Proud to be a partner of the BFI Film Audience Network, funded by the National Lottery.

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