Blue Jean

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Poster for the film BLUE JEAN

Blue Jean

In Georgia Oakley’s stunning directorial debut Blue Jean, it’s 1988 England and Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government is about to pass a law stigmatizing gays and lesbians, forcing Jean (Rosy McEwen, in a powerhouse performance), a gym teacher, to live a double life. As pressure mounts from all sides, the arrival of a new student catalyzes a crisis that will challenge Jean to her core. 

This BAFTA-nominated film won the Venice Film Festival’s People’s Choice Award, as well as four British Independent Film Awards. 

JBFC Members: Get a Passport stamp for the UK when you see Blue Jean!

Tickets: $11 (members), $16 (nonmembers)

"Ultimately, Blue Jean is a non-judgmental tale of self-acceptance, intergenerational solidarity, and sapphic power."
Hanna Flint, Time Out
"Jean is a complicated sort of hero, full of indecision and regret. It’s something bracingly captured by McEwen, who plays her as someone in a perpetual state of fight-or-flight."
Clarisse Loughrey, The Independent

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