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A Moment in the Reeds
Dec
12
7:30 PM19:30

A Moment in the Reeds

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A Moment in the Reeds

A bittersweet tale of attraction, this film tells the midsummer night love-story of Leevi, a prodigal son who returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house and Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria.

This film will be screened together with The Migrant Mixtape.

#ifyoulove lakes & romance 


 

Director: Mikko Makela
Country: Finland / UK
Year: 2018
Duration: 108 min
Genre: Romantic drama
Language: Finnish, English
Subtitles: English
 
 

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The Migrant Mixtape
Dec
12
7:30 PM19:30

The Migrant Mixtape

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A Moment in the Reeds

Arab LGBTIQ individuals send Helem Montreal the Migrant Mixtape, a series of recorded letters. They are asking for support to seek asylum in Canada in order to escape persecution and homophobic violence in their country of origin. One of them, Adib Mardini, tells us about the process that changed his life.

This film will be screened together with A Moment in the Reeds.

#ifyoulove resilience & personal stories 


 

Director: Elie Jean Tachi
Country: Canada
Year: 2017
Duration: 22 min
Genre: Documentary
Language: Arabic, English, French
Subtitles: English
 

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A Moment in the Reeds
Dec
10
7:00 PM19:00

A Moment in the Reeds

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A Moment in the Reeds

A bittersweet tale of attraction, this film tells the midsummer night love-story of Leevi, a prodigal son who returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house and Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria.

This film will be screened together with Queer Faces Migrant Voices and High Tide.

#ifyoulove lakes & romance 


 

Director: Mikko Makela
Country: Finland / UK
Year: 2018
Duration: 108 min
Genre: Romantic drama
Language: Finnish, English
Subtitles: English
 
 

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High Tide
Dec
10
7:00 PM19:00

High Tide

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High Tide

Tarik, a 32-year old Dutch-Moroccan man, spends his time alone in a holiday cottage on the rural Veluwe to avoid the divorce with his wife. Shortly after his arrival he meets Jonas, the owner of the cottage. From that moment on, Tarik is confronted with feelings he has been suppressing his entire life.  

This film will be screened together with Queer Faces Migrant Voices and A Moment in the Reeds.

#ifyoulove unexpected romance (spoiler alert) and Dutch countryside


 

Director: Claire Zhou
Country: Netherlands
Year: 2018
Duration: 20 min
Genre: Romance
Language: Dutch
Subtitles: English
 
 

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Look Baba, I'm happy (SHORTS III)
Dec
9
3:15 PM15:15

Look Baba, I'm happy (SHORTS III)

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Look Baba (I’m happy) + Q&A

Gulzar, a gay Afghan man, reckons with dark memories while picking up the pieces after the death of his troubled father. All that had been unsaid between them for eleven years of estrangement comes rushing in. 

Q&A with Nish Gera after the screening.

This film is part of the SHORTS III programme and will be screened with Look Baba! (I’m happy), Malik and Sunken Plum.

   #ifyoulove your father 


 

Director: Nish Gera
Country: Germany
Year: 2018
Duration: 26 min
Genre: Drama
Language: English / Pashto
Subtitles: English
 
 

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Grenzeloos zijn / To be infinite
Dec
8
7:00 PM19:00

Grenzeloos zijn / To be infinite

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Grenzeloos zijn / To be infinite

This short film by young filmmaker Robin van der Haak is a powerful and poetic search for the meaning of being queer. It is an ode to people that identity as ‘queer’ and ‘afropean’ in The Netherlands.   

This film will be screened together with Mother’s Balls.

#ifyoulove spoken word & colourful imagery  


 

Director: Robin Ramos
Country: Netherlands
Year: 2018
Duration: 5 min
Genre: Experimental, art
Language: Dutch, English
Subtitles: English
 

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IQMF x D.O.L. HOUSE: Mother's Balls
Dec
8
7:00 PM19:00

IQMF x D.O.L. HOUSE: Mother's Balls

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Mother’s Balls

Amber Vineyard grew up in a strict American family that frowned upon her creative outbursts. After she moved to The Netherlands at age 15, ballroom became a way to express herself. With her extravagant dance performances as Mother of the House of Vineyard, Amber doesn’t only give her ‘kids’ the chance to express themselves, but also raises national awareness for ballroom and voguing.  

 This film will be screened together with Grenzeloos zijn / To be infinite.

#ifyoulove creativity, dancing and fierceness


 

Director: Catherine van Campen
Country: Netherlands
Year: 2018
Duration: 49 min
Genre: Documentary
Language: Dutch, English
Subtitles: English
 

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Queer in the Caucasus: + Panel Talk
Dec
8
3:45 PM15:45

Queer in the Caucasus: + Panel Talk

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Queer in the Caucasus


Screening of three films:

Fear + Queer in Azerbaijan + Yadlar and a panel talk with LGBT activists Lasha Fox Tsertsvadze (Georgia), Gulnara Mehdiyeva (Azerbaijan) and Mischa Badasyan (Armenia).

Fear (Raissa Sokurowa, Germany, 2018, 14 min.)
Mikail had to flee Chechnya for being homosexual. Unexpectedly meeting his old childhood-friend Daud in Germany, Mikal is not only faced with a renewed friendship, but a recurring fear of persecution. #ifyoulove Chechnya, diversity and staying true to yourself.

Queer in Azerbaijan (Chris Belloni, The Netherlands, 2018, 38 min.)
Queer Azerbaijan is a mosaic narrative of a number of young queer people from Baku who reflect on the horrible arrests of people from their community in 2017. Tamilla describes life as a young lesbian, and Kamran and Gulnara discuss the limitations of their lives as human rights activists.

Yadlar (Turkan Huseynova, Azerbaijan, 2018, 20 min.)
Yadlar reflects the persecutions and arrests against LGBT people that took place in Azerbaijan In September 2017. The film also showcases the perception of LGBT individuals by the political parties, citizen society and Azerbaijani community. It reflects on how they feel as outcasts in the Azerbaijani society.

---- #ifyoulove Chechnya, diversity and staying true to yourself 


 

Director: Raissa Sokurowa
Country: Germany
Year: 2018
Duration: 14 min
Genre:
Language: German / Russian
Subtitles: English
 
 

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Queer in Azerbaijan + Panel Talk
Dec
8
3:45 PM15:45

Queer in Azerbaijan + Panel Talk

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Queer in Azerbaijan

Queer in Azerbaijan is a mosaic narrative of a number of young queer people from Baku who reflect on the horrible arrests of people from their community in 2017. Tamilla describes life as a young lesbian, and Kamran and Gulnara discuss the limitations of their lives as human rights activists. 

This film is part of the Queer in the Caucasus programme and is a joint screening with Fear.
After the screening there will be a panel discussion on the situation of LGBTs in the Caucasus.

#ifyoulove activism and resistance


 

Director: Chris Belloni
Country: Netherlands
Year: 2018
Duration: 40 min
Genre: Documentary
Language: Azerbaijani / Russian
Subtitles: English
 
 

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The Whisper of the Jaguar
Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

The Whisper of the Jaguar

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18.00 | The Whisper of the Jaguar

Queer-punk road-movie. Attempting to find her missing queer activist sister Sebastian, Ana crosses through the Brazilian Amazon on a spiritually and sexually liberating quest. She encounters traditional shaman medicine: ayahuasca, kambo and joins a lesbian orgy amid inescapable stories of colonialism, modernization and the current political situation of Brazil and Latin America.  

This film will be screened together with Look Baba (I’m happy)

  

 #ifyoulove mind-expanding drugs, jungles & lesbian groupsex


 

Director: Thais Guisasola
Country: Brazil
Year: 2017
Duration: 79 min
Genre: Fantasy
Language: Portugese
Subtitles: English
 
 

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Look Baba I'm Happy - World Premiere
Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

Look Baba I'm Happy - World Premiere

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Look Baba (I’m happy) + Q&A - WORLD PREMIERE

Gulzar, a gay Afghan man, reckons with dark memories while picking up the pieces after the death of his troubled father. All that had been unsaid between them for eleven years of estrangement comes rushing in. 

This film will be screened together with The Whisper of the Jaguar.

   #ifyoulove your father 


 

Director: Nish Gera
Country: Germany
Year: 2018
Duration: 26 min
Genre: Drama
Language: English / Pashto
Subtitles: English
 
 

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Marvilhosa
Dec
5
10:15 PM22:15

Marvilhosa

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Marvilhosa

“Maravilhosa” is an intimate portrait of Mavi Veloso, artist, immigrant and among others, a dear friend of filmmaker Thiemi Higashi. The film allows Mavi to share glimpses of her life through dualities, spoken thoughts and beautiful moments, documenting and celebrating this amazing artist.

There will be a Q&A with the director after the screening.

This film will be screened together with Obscurro Barroco.

#ifyoulove creativity & transformation


 

Director: Thiemi Higashi
Country: The Netherlands
Year: 2018
Duration: 20 min
Genre: Drama
Language: Portuguese
Subtitles: English
 


 

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Obscuro Barroco
Dec
5
10:15 PM22:15

Obscuro Barroco

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Obscuro Barroco

Obscuro Barroco mixes documentary with fiction in this cinematographic homage to a place of extremes; the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Following the path of iconic transgender figure Luana Muniz  (1961-2017), the film explores different quests for the self through transvestism, carnival and political struggle. 

This film will be screened together with Maravilhosa

#ifyoulove – Brazil city life, the fringe society & poetic essays 


 

Director: Evangelia Kranioti 
Country: Greece
Year: 2018
Duration: 60 min
Genre: Fantasy / Documentary
Language: Portuguese
Subtitles: English
 


 

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