queerfilm festival Bremen

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das schwul-lesbisch-trans* Filmfestival in Bremen

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Becoming Colleen

Becoming Colleen - pictures from the movie

Sunday, 15:30 (Location: City 46)

with guests

 

Australia | 2018 | Direction: Ian W. Thomson | 58 Min. |

English with German subtitles

 

All her life, Colleen Young could only live out her inner self behind closed doors, until her wife found out about it - and immediately became her biggest supporter. At 82, after the death of her wife, Colleen takes courage and finally plans her transition. The documentary addresses the question of how we should and can create nursing in the old age. This reflected and thoughtfully arranged portrait accompanies, above all, a brilliant actress, who demonstrates - with a clear vision - that it is never too late to stand up for oneself.

Content warning: Deadnaming

Siberia and him

Siberia and him - pictures from the movie

Sunday, 17:30 (Location: City 46)

 

Russia/USA | 2019 | Direction: Viatcheslav Kopturevskiy | 77 Min. |

Russian with German subtitles

 

The police officer Dima and his brother-in-law Sasha are supposed to visit Sasha's grandmother together, who lives far away in Siberia. The romantic relationship between the two is a secret that only one of them can accept. Only after arriving at the grandmother's home, Dima begins to admit his feelings for Sasha.The journey is long, and against the backdrop of the beautiful Siberian landscape, a story of love and suffering plays out, that follows in the footsteps of classical Russian poetics. An ambitious and contemplative feature-length debut by Viatcheslav Kopturevskiy, who, in addition to directing, also wrote, produced, edited and starred as Sasha.

Content warning: Heterosexist language, depiction of police brutality, suicide (attempt)

Ahead of the Curve

Ahead of the Curve Filmbilder

Sunday, 19:30 (Location: City 46)

Available online 27.10.-7.11.

 

USA | 2020 | Direction: Jen Rainin, Rivkah Beth Medow | 98 Min. |

English with German subtitles

 

The US documentary is based on the true story of Franco Stevens, one of the most influential women in lesbian history and founding editor of Curve Magazine, the best-selling lesbian lifestyle magazine of all time. Franco Stevens offers insights into the magazine's founding, its rise in the 1990s, and its transformation today. During her time at the magazine, she helped lay a foundation for many political movements in the US that today's activists continue.

Content warning: Mention of gambling

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