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UK Restoration Premiere: Flaming Ears (18*) + ScreenTalk with Ursula Puerrer

Queer 90s / Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest

Still from Flaming Ears

Take a walk on the wild side with this one-of-a-kind queer sci-fi extravaganza from Austria, featuring vengeful lesbians, sexed up pryomaniacs and reptile-loving aliens.

It’s the year 2700 in the fictional burned-out city of Asche. Spy, a comic book artist, is dismayed when her printing presses and destroyed by pyromaniac Volley and seeks revenge. But when an amoral alien in a red plastic suit and a reptile obsession enters the story, things go even more off the rails.

Enjoy the mayhem of this jaw-dropping pop sci-fi lesbian marvel. Directed by A. Hans Scheirl (Dandy Dust), Ursula Puerrer and Dietmar Schipek, who star in the filmHeed the advice of critic B. Ruby Rich - “Imagine the film that J.G. Ballard might have made if he’d been born an Austrian dyke, and don’t say I didn’t warn you.”

ScreenTalk with co-director and actor Ursula Puerrer, hosted by programmer Jaye Hudson @tgirlsonfilm.

Following this screening, join us in the Cinema Café, where we’ll have a set by DJ Sophie Brain @sophie_brain_.

Tagged with: Cinema Queer 90s PRIDE 2023

Austria 1992 dir Ursula Puerrer, A. Hans Scheirl, Dietmar Schipek 89 min

Co-presented with Fringe! Queer Film and Arts Fest

Trigger Warning: Please note this film contains scenes of a sexual nature.

Part of PRIDE 2023

A season of events this summer from a diverse range of LGBTQ+ artists celebrating identity, equity and acceptance

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