Film


Joyland

Dir: Saim Sadiq
Cast: Rasti Farooq, Sarwat Gilani, Ali Junejo
126mins   2022   Pakistan   15   Punjabi | Urdu    Subtitled   

Part of QueerFest 2023

The Ranas, a happily patriarchal joint family, yearn for the birth of a baby boy to continue the family line. When their youngest son secretly joins an erotic dance theatre and falls for an ambitious trans starlet, their impossible love story slowly illuminates the entire Rana family's desire for sexual rebellion.

'A bittersweet and melancholic interrogation of sexuality and gender roles that pulls very few punches' - Robert Daniels, RogerEbert.com



Showtimes


Fri 24 February

17:30