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Tuesday 15 November

Opening Drinks: Disco Spritz

Dalston Superstore – 7pm – Free
Join us for some opening drinks before heading over to the Rio for Viva, and then come back for more after the film.…

Opening Film: Viva

Rio Cinema – 8:30pm – £11 / £9
Dir Paddy Breathnach / Ireland 2015 / 100 minWith Jorge Perugorría, Luis Alberto García, Héctor Medina, Luis Manuel…
Wednesday 16 November

Né Giulietta né Romeo (A Little Lust)

Genesis Cinema – 6pm – £8 / £4.50
Dir. Veronica Pivetti / Italy / 2015 / 104minWith Andrea Amato, Pia Engleberth, Corrado Invernizzi, Veronica Pivetti,…

Club des Femmes presents Old Words in New Orders: Almost Out + Man

Barbican Cinema – 6:15pm – £9.50 / £8.50
A film and video programme that explores the historical and contemporary moment as gender, sexuality and bodies are…

Queer'say

Free Word Centre – 7pm – £8 / £5
Spoken word night featuring performances by three acclaimed LGBT poets followed by onstage interviews about their life…

Helen Noir presents Sorry, Wrong Number

The Glory – 8pm – £6
“I’m a sick woman!” Barbara Stanwyck is electrifying as Leona Stephenson in the 1948 noir, ‘Sorry Wrong Number’. A…
Thursday 17 November

Check It

The Institute of Light – 6.15pm – £6 regular ticket/18 for two seater sofa
Dir-Prod Dana Flor & Toby Oppenheimer / USA 2016 / 91min In this spirited and raw documentary, Washington D.C street…

Holestar presents Pan People

The Glory – 8pm – £8 adv, £10 on door
BDSM workshop and fetish party Award-winning drag performer and Dominatrix, Holestar has been been spanking bums and…

SCRUFF MATCH presents LAZY EYE

Genesis Cinema – 9pm – £8
Dir. Tim Kirkman / USA 2016 / 87minWith Lucas Near-Verbrugghe, Aaron Costa GanisUK Distribution | TLAUK premiere Graphic…
Friday 18 November

Shorts: We Recruit! An Elegy to First Fires

Hackney Showroom – 7pm – Free
A queer disposition can make young desire even more all-encompassing, and heartbreak all the more devastating. To be…

The Same Difference

Hackney Showroom – 7.15pm – £5
Dir Nneka Onuorah / United States 2015 / 78 min Confronting expectations of oppressive gender performance and lesbian-on-lesbian…

The Nest

Hackney Showroom – 9.30pm – £5
Dir Filipe Matzembacher, Marcio Reolon / Brazil 2016 / 115minWith Nicolas Vargas, Sophia Starosta, Lucas Riedl, Felipe…

Death Drive + Death Drive: After Party (FREE from 23:00)

Hackney Showroom – 9.30pm – £5
Adam Christensen, Sidsel Meineche Hansen, Susu Laroche, Prem Sahib and David Wojnarowicz. DJs: Ben Burgis and Zoe Williams Queers…

Death Becomes Her

Rio Cinema – 11:30pm – £11 / £9
Dir. Robert Zemeckis / USA / 1992 / 104minWith Meryl Streep, Goldie Hawn, Bruce Willis, Isabella Rossellini Fringe!…

Butch, Please! Rockabilly Butch Xmas

The Glory – 8pm – £8
Club night Butch, Please! heads East for a Christmas special at The Glory. Grease up and get ready to swoon to the usual…

Douchebag

Dalston Superstore – 9pm – £0 before 11pm/£5 after
An alt-pop // faggy synth // trash guitar happening for happy East End homos at Dalston Superstore.
Saturday 19 November

Shorts: Histories Real and Imagined

Hackney Showroom – 1pm – Free
This collection of thought-provoking shorts casts the net back through the archive to both uncover hidden gems and confront…

Utopians

Rio Cinema – 1:30pm – £11 / £9
Dir Scud / Hong Kong 2015 / 87minWith Adonis He, Jackie Chow, Moe Chin, Fiona Wang UK premiere Set amongst the stunning…

Shorts: Random Programme Title Generator

Hackney Showroom – 3.00pm – Free
Experimental works that challenge and provoke as they explore concepts of gender, sexuality, familial anxiety and the…

A Womb of Their Own

Hackney Showroom – 3.30pm – £5
Dir Cyn Lubow / USA 2016 / 85min UK premiereWhat can a diverse group of masculine-identified, pregnant people teach…

AWOL

Rio Cinema – 3:30pm – £11 / £9
Dir Deb Shoval / USA 2016 / 82minWith Lola Kirke, Breeda WoolUK premiere Joey (Lola Kirke; Mistress America) is a young…

Guru: A Hijra Family

Hackney Showroom – 5:30pm – £5
dir Laurie Colson & Axelle Le Dauphin / Belgium/India 2016 / 75min This moving portrait gives an insightful glance…

The Most Cake presents THE PECULIAR KIND

Hackney Showroom – 6pm – £5
dir Alexis Casson / USA 2016 Based on the web series of the same name this illuminating documentary candidly explores…

Kiki

Barbican Cinema – 6:15pm – £9.50 / £8.50
Dir Sara Jordenö / Sweden/US / 2016 / 95minWritten by Sara Jordenö & Twiggy Pucci GarçonIn New York City, LGBTQ youth-of-colour…

Her Story

Hackney Showroom – 8.30pm – Free
Dir Sydney Freeland / United States 2016 / 58 min Her Story is a web series with a difference, and we’re screening…

Shorts: Natural Instincts

Hackney Showroom – 9pm – Free
Films to arouse, stimulate, shock and provoke - the mind and the body. Sit back and let your senses dominate you as…

The Ab Fab Vogue Ball

Juju's Bar & Stage – 8pm-2am – £12-15
Grab your bottle of Bolli, your pack of ciggies and make sure to look ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS for the first EVER "AB FAB"…
Sunday 20 November

You'll Never Be Alone

Rio Cinema – 1pm – £11 / £9
Dir Alex Anwandter / Chile 2016 / 82minWith Sergio Hernández, Andrew Bargsted, Jaime Leiva, Edgardo Bruna  UK premiere Dance…

BIG QUEER FAMILY BRUNCH

The Institute of Light – 1:00pm for brunch - 3:00pm for films – Free
come join fringe! for a big queer family brunch from 13:00 at helio's cantina (A LA CARTE) at the institute of light.…

Shorts: A Queer Family Portrait

The Institute of Light – 1:00pm for brunch/3:00pm for films – Free
joyful, emotional, hilarious and provocative, these films explore the bonds we share with the ones we love. come join…

Shorts: Body Politik

Hackney Showroom – 1.30pm – Free
Bodies that provoke, challenge, transgress and uplift - 8 shorts that push the perception of the skin we live in. Narrative…

Panel: Glocal: The geo-politics of LGBTI+ advocacy

Hackney Showroom – 2pm – Free
This panel will explore how best to advocate for change, and the possibilities of sustaining a coherent and unified…

I'm With You presents Queer Gestures: A FORECAST project

Barbican Conservatory – 2pm-5pm – Free
A series of queer gestures towards an uncertain future. This afternoon of performance brings some of London's most innovative…

Strike A Pose

Rio Cinema – 3:30pm – £11 / £9
Dir Ester Gould & Reijer Zwaan / Netherlands/Belgium 2016 / 83min In 1990, Madonna was looking for dancers who could…

SPANKING WITH ALLISON ENGLAND

Hackney Showroom – 3.30pm – Free
Spanking expert, artist and sexual educator Miss England will be returning for her fourth year at Fringe to deliver…

Shorts: Queer, Far, Wherever You Are

Hackney Showroom – 4pm – Free
With distances overcome, losses pondered and one or two cravings satisfied, this collection of poignant shorts explores…

The Watermelon Woman - 20th Anniversary Restoration

Barbican Cinema – 4pm – £9.50 / £8.50
Dir Cheryl Dunye / USA 1996 / 83minWith Cheryl Dunye, Guinevre Turner, Valarie Walker, Lisa Marie Bronson, Camille Paglia,…

Shorts: Self-Define Your Gender Paradigm

Hackney Showroom – 5.30pm – Free
Questioning and redefining gender expectations and representation, these films bring together thoughts on the body as…

Panel: Let's Have a Kiki: A Dialogue on Ballroom Culture from New York to London and Beyond

Hackney Showroom – 6pm – £5
Curious about voguing and don't know where to go? Join Fringe! and English Breakfast London for a cozy roundtable discussion,…

Closing Film: Suited

Genesis Cinema – 8:30pm – £9.50 / £4.50
Dir Jason Benjamin / USA 2016 / 77min Bindle & Keep tailors in NYC do so much more than make custom suits - they provide…