- Wednesday 29 August, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
- featuring Books to Movies - those featured in the Film Festival
- ... and there will be cake! chokky bikkies
The annual NZ International Film Festival has a rather interesting number of lesbian films this year, some based on the book.... And LILAC has them.
The films are:
- Desert Hearts
- The landmark lesbian love story returns to the giant screen as vibrant,
beautiful and celebratory as ever. Based on tJane Rule's novel Desert
of the Heart. The classic returns!
The book is held at the Hutt City Libraries
- Rachel Weisz stars as a black sheep drawn back to her London Orthodox
Jewish home, rekindling sparks with a childhood friend. Based on the novel by
The book is held at Wellington and Kapiti District libraries
- The Miseducation of Cameron Post
- Chloë Grace Moretz delivers a heartbreaking and nuanced performance as a
queer teen shipped off to a gay conversion camp in Desiree Akhavan’s touching
drama, this year’s Sundance Grand Jury winner. Based on the novel by Emily
The book is held at Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti District libraries
- Tilda Swinton strides through four centuries of history, switching genders
as she goes, in Sally Potter’s gorgeous, playful subversion of British Heritage
cinema. With Billy Zane, and Quentin Crisp as Elizabeth I. Virginia Woolf's
magnificant love letter to Vita Sackville-West.
The book is held by Wellington, Hutt and Kapiti libraries