How to Tell a Secret

Sat 09 July / Pálás 3 / 21:15

2022 / Ireland / 100 min / LGBTQ+, Documentary

What is the worst thing that you could ever hear from an ex? How To Tell A Secret explores the act of disclosure of being HIV positive and the stigma that drives people to withhold their status.

“Blending elements of theatre, Dunne and Rodgers create a poetic tale of rebirth.” — Film Ireland

Based on a theatre show, the stories in this film move between bodies of young men, migrant women, drag artists and activists. A form-flipping documentary featuring a cast of actors as well as ordinary people coming out on screen for the first time.

Followed by Q&A with directors Anna Rogers and Shaun Dunne, and Robbie Lawlor.

Directors: Anna Rodgers & Shaun Dunne
Writers: Anna Rodgers & Shaun Dunne
Producer: Zlata Filipovic
Cast: Jade Jordan, Lauren Larkin, Eva-Jane Gaffney, Robbie Lawlor & Enda McGrattan

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