Stromness Town Hall
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Visit the West Side Cinema in Stromness to see films from around the world.
SAT 09 NOV: THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT (15)
The seventh and last feature film in our FILM FOCUS series
And we're celebrating big time as it's West Side's 7th BIRTHDAY PARTY!
Join us for an after screening disco, with DJ West Side playing all the top disco tracks, so dress GLAM and remember your dancing shoes.
and no need to BYO, we have the Strangely Delicious Bar
Late opening until 12PM!
This event is kindly supported by Cooke Aquaculture
Doors open 7:15 for a 7:45 start
£5 / £3 student and Young Scot card
Ratings Info Contains strong language, sex references and threat
A cult classic that combines the sequined sensations of drag culture with the thrills and conflicts of an unlikely adventure on the road.
The usually menacing British actor Terence Stamp does a complete turnaround as Bernadette, an aging transsexual who tours the backwaters of Australia with her stage partners, Mitzi (Hugo Weaving) and Adam/Felicia (Guy Pearce). Their act, well-known in Sydney, involves wearing lots of makeup and gowns and lip-synching to records, but Bernadette is getting a bit tired of it all and is also haunted by the bizarre death of an old loved one. Nevertheless, when Mitzi and Felicia get an offer to perform in the remote town of Alice Springs at a casino, Bernadette decides to tag along. The threesome ventures into the outback with Priscilla, a lavender-colored school bus that doubles as dressing room and home on the road. Along the way, the act encounters any number of strange characters, as well as incidents of homophobia, while Bernadette becomes increasingly concerned about the path her life has taken.
Watch the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGWWeourHUg