LOCATION: Figge Art Museum
In recognition of Gay Pride Month, the Figge will present a series of three award-winning, independent films, one each Sunday in June. The third film in the series is titled: God's Own Country (2017). Free to the public!
About God's Own Country:
Young Yorkshire farmer Johnny Saxby’s life of isolation and binge drinking is upended with the arrival of Gheorghe, a Romanian migrant worker.
Josh O’Connor, who won an Emmy for his portrayal of Prince Charles in The Crown, received the British Independent Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in the lead role of Johnny Saxby. God’s Own Country was Great Britain’s highest grossing independent film of 2017.
Other awards include:
- British Academy Award for Outstanding British Film and Rising Star Award (Josh O’Connor).
- London Film Critics' Circle Film of the Year.
- Four British Independent Film Awards including Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor.
- Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize and World Cinema Directing Award.
- Edinburgh International Film Festival Best Feature Film.
Yorkshire English with English subtitles.
God’s Own Country trailer: https://youtu.be/q1YAhyU6-tA