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IQMF presents IQMF Academy

  • De Balie, Salon Kleine-Gartmanplantsoen Amsterdam, NH, 1017 Netherlands (map)

12.30 | SPECIAL PROGRAM | IQMF presents IQMF Academy | Entrance: Free

Have you always wanted to connect with the IQMF Academy participants? Now is your chance, as this special screening showcases a diverse set of films by IQMF Academy participants. It is a unique opportunity to see short films by up-and-coming filmmakers, who are committed to queer and migrant topics.


The World Is Round So That Nobody Can Hide In The Corners - Part I: Refuge
Leandro Goddinho

The journey of an African gay refugee seeking asylum in Germany.

Integrate     v. [ˈˈin-tə-ˌgrāt]
1. combine (one thing) with another to form a whole.
2. bring into equal participation in a social group or institution.
Refuge         n. [ˈref.juːdʒ]
(a place that gives) protection or shelter from danger, trouble, unhappiness.

Country: Germany
Year: 2017
Duration: 10 min
Genre: Documentary, Short
Language: English
Subtitles: English


Asylum Park
Shanu Sharma

A chance meeting in a park in Berlin proves to be fortuitous for two strangers, faced with uncertainty of their immigrant status and scraping circumstances. Asylum Park is a story about those who are the marginalised in society. A story about choices and courage and what lies beneath our perception of colour, immigration and sexual orientation. 

Country: India
Year: 2017
Duration: 20 min
Genre: Drama, Short
Language: English
Subtitles: English


More films featured in this screening will be introduced shortly.