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GRAMNet Film Series

19th February @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

| Free

In observance of World Day of Social Justice

Of Love & Law

Documentary: Japan, UK, France (2018) | Director: Hikaru Toda | Running Time: 94 mins | Japanese with English subtitles

Fumi and Kazu are partners in love and law; they run the first law firm in Japan set up by an openly gay couple. As lawyers driven by their own experience of being outsiders, they attract a range of clients who reveal the hidden diversity of a country that prides itself for collective obedience, politeness and conformity. Tired of being silenced and made to feel invisible, the lawyers and their misfit clients expose and challenge the archaic status quo that deems them second- class citizens. With the backdrop of civil liberties under attack, the film poses universal questions about what it takes to be an individual, what it means to be a minority and what role a family plays in our increasingly polarised world.

Details

Date:
19th February
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://bemis.org.uk/project/gramnet-film-series-2019-2020/

Venue

CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts)
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD
Phone:
0141 352 4900
Website:
www.cca-glasgow.com/

Organiser

GRAMNet
Website:
http://www.gla.ac.uk/research/az/gramnet/