Ali: Fear Eats The Soul (Dir: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1974, 93 mins)
Tickets: £6 full / £3 concession per film or £15 full / £8 conc. programme pass (available here)
Doors & Bar 7.30pm, event starts 8pm.
The rain is unrelenting and the middle-aged woman needs shelter, so she steps in to a bar playing Arabic music. A handsome young Moroccan man asks her to dance, and from this unexpected proposition, an electric connection is sparked.
Evoking the work of queer auteur Douglas Sirk in both its aesthetic and its astute social commentary, Fassbinder explores love and desire across the boundaries of age and race. Ali being played by the director’s own romantic partner El Hedi ben Salem imbues this masterpiece film with further queer significance.
FILM AT FABRICA: QUEER DREAMS
February - April 2017
Queer Dreams is a mini-season of queer film presented by Dreamland Cinema & Eyes Wide Open Cinema at Fabrica in Brighton
Tickets also can be bought in cash from Fabrica, 40 Duke Street, Brighton, BN1 1AG. (01273) 778 646