Orlando, My Political Biography (12A)

Fri 19 Jul 2024 - Tue 23 Jul 2024


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Rated 12A


£9* | £5* students/under 25s


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Orlando, My Political Biography (12A)

Dir. Paul B. Preciado
2023 | 98 mins | French with English subtitles

Winner – Teddy Award for Best Documentary, Berlin Film Festival

From acclaimed writer and activist Paul B. Preciado, ORLANDO: MY POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY is a bold and joyous celebration of trans identity, told through the lens of Virginia Woolf’s iconic novel.

Woolf’s Orlando follows the centuries-spanning life of a young nobleman who awakens to find that they a woman. Almost a century after its publication, Preciado claims that fiction has become reality and Orlando’s story lies at the root of all contemporary trans and non-binary life.

Told through a myriad of trans and non-binary voices living today – our new ‘Orlandos’ – this documentary offers a dazzling example of how life, poetry and gender can meet in search for truth.

“Preciado doesn’t find perfect answers, but presents beautiful resonances”
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Showing Times

  • Fri 19 Jul: 2pm
  • Mon 22 Jul: 5pm
  • Tue 23 Jul: 7pm


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