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GFEST 2017: I Am Not Sick, I Am Gay + Shorts + Q&A

Monday 20 November
78 mins
From £8.00
to £10.75
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member

I'm Not Sick! I'm gay (London Premiere)

A moving story of Dennis, one of the few out gay activists in Kazakhstan, who faces a brave fight for equality and eventually manages to organise the first pride event in the former Soviet state.

Winner of the audience award for best feature-length film at its world premier at Filmfest homochrom, Cologne.

about the shorts

To Russia with Love (dir: Tomislav Fiket | Croatia | 2 mins)

On the occasion of the Winter Olympics 2014 in Sochi, Le Zbor, the first lesbian and feminist choir from Zagreb, Croatia, produced a video for the song Katjusha, expressing their solidarity with LGBTQ citizens of Russia and worldwide. 

A GFEST 2014 film – 10th anniversary special repeat showing.


Unchechen (dir: Stephen M Hornby | UK | 6 mins)

Starring Dean Gregory and Martin Green, Unchechen is a dramatic short about about the hunt for and murder of gay men in Chechnya. 

This extended cut has been created by Inkbrew Productions and Digital Stage especially for our GFEST – Gaywise FESTival 2017 10th anniversary special.

Things you need to know:

  • If you choose an e-ticket when booking, the barcode on your smart phone is a ticket. Don't queue at Ground Floor Box Office, just follow the red line on the floor all the way to the cinema!

  • If you don't have a smartphone, collect your ticket at Box Office or print your e-ticket and bring it with you
  • There will be minimum of 15 minutes of trailers before the film begins

Special offers:

  • Mondays mean £6 single tickets or 2 for £10. Select Rich Mix Six when booking online and the discount is applied once you've logged in

  • Monday and Tuesday mean film for £5 for Tower Hamlets residents or Tower Hamlets employees. Simply show an Idea Store or Tower Hamlets library card when booking. Not available online
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays mean 2 for 1 tickets with Meerkat Movies. It's really easy to get a code, see for details
This event is wheelchair accessible.