England, 1988 – Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government are about to pass a law stigmatising homosexuality, forcing Jean, a PE teacher, to live a double life.
As pressure mounts from all sides, the arrival of a new girl at school catalyses a crisis that will challenge Jean to her core.
Writer & Director
Reclaim The Frame Event
Blue Jean + Q&A
21 Feb 2023
Post-screening discussion with our Impact Producer for Cardiff, Laura Taylor-Williams and Rachel Dax, founder of lesbian arts and film festival, Lez Diff, who taught Religious Education during the years of Section 28.
Duke’s at Komedia, Brighton – Thursday 9 February, 20:15
+ Post-screening discussion with our Director, Melanie Iredale, and Sarah Squires, a teacher during the years of Section 28 and one of the women who inspired Blue Jean’s central character.
Showroom Cinema, Sheffield – Friday 10 February, 18:00
+ Post-screening discussion with director Georgia Oakley and lead actor Rosy McEwan
HOME, Manchester – Tuesday 7 February, 18:00
Blue Jean will be presented with Descriptive Subtitles (SDH), and all event elements will be live captioned.