The Obsessions of Xavier Dolan: Heartbeats

Join us to rediscover the vibrant obsessionsof the iconic Canadian director with a screening of one of his earliest films Les amours imaginaires (Heartbeats).

8 August 2019 | Kinning Park Complex | 7 pm | TICKETS 

This year’s summer BFI FAN programme explores everything obsession. And what can be more relevant than Xavier Dolan’s obsessive passions about troubled mother-son relationships, unfulfilled desires, queer references, 80s and 90s pop culture and music, just to name a few.

With Dolan’s latest film Matthias & Maxime coming out soon, we will take you back to his enfant terrible days, when he was just introducing us to his unique way of seeing the world.

On the evening of August 8, join us at Kinning Park Complex, following their Thursday Community Meal at 6 pm, for a screening of Heartbeats, accompanied by a discussionon Xavier Dolan’s obsessions.

Les Amours Imaginaires (Heartbeats)| Canada | Written & Directed by Xavier Dolan | 2010 | 91 mins | With: Xavier Dolan, Monia Chokri, Niels Schneider | The story of three close friends who are involved in a love-triangle. 

This screening is part of Film Feels: Obsession, a UK-wide cinema season, supported by the National Lotteryand BFI Film Audience Network.  Explore all films and events at  

*Tickets are on a sliding scale, pay what you can afford between £ 0 and £ 8. Everyone is welcome, no questions asked.*


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