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BFI Musicals! Zero Patience (18)

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BFI Musicals! Zero Patience (18)

Opening: 01/02/20 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

When and where

Saturday 1 February, 6.30pm, platform one Edge Hill Station, L7 6ND

Ticket link

Tickets are pay-what-you-feel (advised £3 – £5, but no one turned away for lack of funds).

About the film

‘Zero Patience’ is a 1993 Musical film directed by John Greyson. The Victorian explorer, Sir Richard Burton with the help of the ghost of Zero, attempts to de-bunk the myth that the introduction of HIV was the result of one person, Patient ‘Zero’.  Lauded for its “Loopy buoyancy”, this musical film offers “a sassy commentary on the epidemic of blame”, leaving the audience laughing. Screening on the first day of LGBT History month, come with an open mind, and enjoy an audio and visual feast.

In collaboration with Cinema Nation and as part of BFI Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery, BFI Film Audience Network and ICO. bfimusicals.co.uk.

The film will be introduced by artist Joseph Cotgrave.

Artist Bio

Joseph Cotgrave is a queer artist, creating installation’s around gay culture, including HIV, cruising and masculinity. His practice explores personal narratives, as a young gay man living with HIV, with aims to highlight and subsequently reduce the stigma that exists for people living with HIV, particularly amongst at-risk groups.

Joe has exhibited as a solo artist and in group shows throughout the UK & Europe, including, Migration; The Art House, Wakefield, (2017) [group], IN THE PINK; Serf, Leeds (2017) [duo], BTM; The Trophy Room, Liverpool (2016) [solo], The Royal Standard; Nantes, France (2016) [group] and The Rag Factory London (2014) [group].
https://www.josephcotgrave.co.uk/
https://josephcotgrave.bigcartel.com/

About Location

The station is one stop from Liverpool Lime St and trains run roughly every ten minutes, step off the train directly into the buildings.

Buses no. 26 and 27 run to Tunnel Road (closest stop to Edge Hill Station).

Buses no. 14, 61, and 79 run to Wavertree Road (5 mins walk to Edge Hill Station) from Queens Square Bus Station.

There is a level access entrance available a few steps from the train platform and approx. 20m from a public car park, located on the main public approach to the station.

There is a disabled toilet at Edge Hill Station.

Parking is available for attendees to this event but it is limited.

For anyone who is worried about attending alone please get in contact with us and we can make sure a member of staff is there to make you feel welcome!

Please let us know if you have any questions or specific access requirements edgehill@metalculture.com, 0151 7072277.

Location:

Metal
Edge Hill Station
Tunnel Road
Liverpool
L7 6ND

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