The Queen of Ireland – Ciné-ONU on IDAHOT and Diversity Day

The Queen of Ireland – Ciné-ONU on IDAHOT and Diversity Day

International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) and Luxembourg Diversity Day 2018

The United Nations and Time For Equality present the screening of

THE QUEEN OF IRELAND – a documentary film directed by Conor Horgan

Monday 14 May 2018, from 7.00 pm to 9.30 pm

Ciné Utopia Luxembourg

The event will be opened by the Ambassador of Ireland, Peadar Carpenter. The screening will be followed by a Q/A session with the participation of Romain Mancinelli-Mirti, president of Rosa Lëtzebuerg asbl, and Catia Fernandes, coordinator of the Diversity Charter Lëtzebuerg.

SYNOPSIS

Pandora ‘Panti’ Bliss is many things: part glamorous aunt, part Jessica Rabbit; she’s a wittily incisive performer with charisma to burn who is regarded as one of the best drag queens in the world. Created by Rory O’Neill, Panti is also an accidental activist and in her own words ‘a court jester, whose role is to say the unsayable’. Over the last few years Rory has become a figurehead for LGBT rights in Ireland and his fight for equality and against homophobia has become recognised across the world. This is a documentary film that follows Rory’s journey from the small Mayo town of Ballinrobe to striding the world stage. The film takes us behind the scenes with his alter ego Panti in the year she became the symbol of Ireland’s march towards marriage equality.

Runtime : 1h 26’ – OV English, no subtitles

The film is suited for persons of age 18 +

Entrance is free, registration is required, book your tickets here.


Find out more here: https://www.irishfilmboard.ie/directory/view/2016/the-queen-of-ireland/archive

Watch the Trailer:

Read here the speech by the Irish Ambassador

 

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