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Sunday 3rd February 2019 at 6.00pm

Café-bar opens at 6.00pm ★ Tickets: £6.00


2 Dugard Way, Renfrew Road, London SE11, (10 minutes walk from Elephant and Castle

The VITO Project is teaming up with AIDS Memory UK Campaign (#AIDSMemoryUKCampaign), StopAidsYouth Stop AIDSGMFA, NAM/aidsmap and the Sophia Forum to present a special screening of "1985", a 2018 award-winning US film directed by Yen Tan.

Set in Texas in the year of the title, the film tells the story of a closeted gay man who returns home from New York City to tell his family that he is dying of AIDs.

This screening is courtesy of Peccadillo Pictures and will be followed by an open discussion with en Collins from the VITO Project, Ash Kotak, curator of AIDS Memory UK, Georgie Wallis, HIV activist and campaigner with Youth Stop Aids, Tom Hayes, advocate and editor at beyondpositive & Susan Cole, from NAM aidsmap and trustee of the Sophia Forum.

Time: Doors to the venue will open at 6pm for a 6.30pm screening and will be shut once the film starts or capacity is reached. 

Location: Cinema Museum: 2 Dugard Way, London SE11 4TH

Tickets and pricing: Advance tickets may be purchased in advance here, or directly from the Museum by calling 020 7840 2200 in office hours.

Venue accessibility: The Cinema Museum is level access. There is a lift, and an accessible toilet large enough for a motorised wheelchair, with an easy lock and handrails. Some of the interior doors are heavy. There is parking available at the Cinema Museum. The building does not have a hearing loop. Please send us a message if you have any questions about accessibility.

For more information, contact Sylvie Beaumont, Project Coordinator. To join the VITO Project mailing list click here.


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