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Pride on Screen: Vita & Virginia
Thu 18th Jul 2019 @ 7:30 pm£5 – £7
Pride in Hull and Hull Independent Cinema present: Vita & Virginia
Chanya Button | 2019 | UK/Ireland | Cert 12A | 110 mins
Based on a true story, VITA & VIRGINIA details the passionate relationship between literary trailblazer Virginia Woolf (Elizabeth Debicki), and enigmatic aristocrat Vita Sackville-West (Gemma Arterton). When their paths cross, the magnetic Vita decides the beguiling, stubborn and gifted Virginia will be her next conquest, no matter the cost. The ensuing relationship leads to the birth of Woolf’s bold, experimental novel- Orlando. A daring celebration of an unconventional bond, and a vivid exploration of gender, sexuality, creativity and passion, VITA & VIRGINIA details the love story of two women – two writers – who smashed through social barriers to find solace in their forbidden connection
Awards and reviews
Opening Night Film – BFI Flare LGBTQ Festival 2019; Toronto International Film Festival, British Film Festival Official Selection
“Vita & Virginia works as a gorgeous supplement to both women’s legacies. It’s a thoughtful celebration of their complexity and their love.” – Fishnet Cinema
VITA & VIRGINIA is rated 12A. Visit the BBFC website for full details (may include plot spoilers).
Doors to the screening room will open around 10-15 minutes before the performance starts.
7:30pm: Introductions. Main feature, VITA & VIRGINIA
Please note: Tickets are not available via the Vue Box Office online or in person, and is not included in Vue’s £4.99 ticket deal. Tickets available via Hull Box Office online/over the phone, or on the night from the Hull Independent Cinema sales table.
Tickets are unreserved seating – seat choice is first come, first served, upon doors opening.
About Pride in Hull
Pride in Hull is the country’s largest free LGBT+ festival. It takes place on 20 July 2019, bigger, brighter, bolder and prouder than ever before. Say you’ll be there. Find out more at prideinhull.co.uk.
About Hull Independent Cinema
For full info on local charity Hull Independent Cinema and to purchase an annual membership card visit www.hullindependentcinema.com