Queer Day

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    On November 25, IDFA presents Queer Day: a day filled with personal, remarkable and moving stories from all over the world. In between the last two screenings all visitors are welcome to join the yearly Queer Day Drinks in the Eye bar. Tickets available from €8.50. Presented in collaboration with OUTtv, Club chUrch & Sauna Nieuwezijds.

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    Lemebel

    • Joanna Reposi Garibaldi
    • 2019

    Chilean writer and artist Pedro Lemebel (1952-2015) became famous in the 1980s—while Pinochet was in power—for his controversial writings and performances on subjects such as homosexuality and human rights.

    M

    • Yolande Zauberman
    • 2018

    Menahem was raped by his teachers for years. After 20 years he returns to Bnei Brak, the “capital” of the ultra-Orthodox Jews. Conversations with other survivors reveal the tacit acceptance of child abuse in this community.

    XY Chelsea

    • Tim Travers Hawkins
    • 2019

    An intimate investigative portrait of transgender whistleblower Chelsea Manning, who was pardoned by President Barack Obama in 2017. Only now that she’s free can Manning fully experience and give shape to her new gender identity.

    Fabulous

    • Audrey Jean-Baptiste
    • 2019

    The queer dancer Lasseindra gives a voguing masterclass in her native French Guiana. Conversations with participants give an impression of the Caribbean macho culture, but during the lessons they show their most feminine side.