On Thursday January 27, 00:/ will host the official UK premiere of the short documentary film “Home for the Golden Gays”, produced in 2010 for the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) for use as educational material in the country’s primary and secondary schools. The film is set in the chaotic metropolis of Manila, the Philippines and deals with issues including ageing, sexual identity, feelings of belonging and sense of place.
In Denmark, the film has sparked debates in The Church of Denmark, where rev. Pernille Østrem proclaimed that “if Jesus went to Manila, one of the first things he would do was to visit the Home for the Golden Gays”. It has also resonated with a recent campaign for private and public sector provision of retirement homes in Denmark catering especially for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans persons) groups.
A reception will be held from 19.00, and the feature will be screened at 19.30, lasting for approx. 15 minutes.
Read more about the film HERE