Shore Leave Film NIght

Thurs. 24th Feb. 2022. 6.30pm – 8.45pm

Bathway Theatre, Woolwich. SE18 6QX

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Querelle, the sailor, is on shore leave in a highly stylised version of the French port town of Brest, where he becomes entangled in a web of violence and eroticism.  The final film by prolific German director, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, who died aged 37, is a dream-like vision of a twilight hinterland inhabited by hunky sailors, mysticism and the self-destruction that Fassbinder himself experienced. (in German, French and English, with subtitles

104 mins. 18 rating


A ground-breaking piece of queer and underground cinema explores the same themes as Querelle as a dreamer encounters a group of sailors on shore leave. A classic short film by director, gossipmonger, occultist and provocateur, Kenneth Anger.

15 minutes 18 rating

Supported by Royal Borough of Greenwich Community Arts Fund & Greenwich University

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