GAZE

GAZE Film Festival

From its modest origins as a monthly cinema club in the meeting room of the Irish Film Institute.

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"The Dublin Lesbian and Gay Film Club was established  in 1992. It aims are to diversify cinematice culture in Ireland and to establish a social and cultural forum where people with an interest in issuess of gay indentity and their relationship to cinema can come together."

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YOR founded and directed this club and later with Kevin Sexton, founded and co directed the festival between 1992 - 1999 , also led its revamping as GAZE and moved to Dublins LightHouse cinema. between 2007 - 2010. In 2022 Kevin and Yvonne were presented with  a prestigious Vanguard Award for their work on this festival.

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TRAILER: Festival premier Xavier Dolan's (2009) I Killed My Mother - which opened the festival in 2010.

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