24 January – Maidens in Uniform

Now acknowledged as an early classic of gay cinema, Mädchen in Uniform / Maidens in Uniform is an atmospheric 1931 film so reviled by the Nazis that that they attempted – unsuccessfully – to destroy every copy.

Set in a Prussian board­ing school for the daughters of officers and the bourgeoisie, it follows the part-tragic story of an unhappy pupil, Manuela whose crush on her angelic teacher, Fraulein Von Bernburg ruffles the feathers of the demonic Headmistress.

The films starts at 7.45 and will be followed by discussion.

Entry to film £3 or £2 for unwaged, low waged, students or OAPs.

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