V pátek zahájíme brněnskou část 20. Mezipater. Od 19.00 vás v kině Scala uvítá moderátorka Adéla Elbel a po slavnostním ceremoniálu se společně podíváme na francouzský snímek Matthias a Maxime, jenž se letos blýsknul v hlavní soutěži festivalu v Cannes. Vypráví příběh dvou nerozlučných přátel, kterým vše zkomplikoval jeden polibek. 

The last program of the Prague part of Mezipatra will take place on Thursday, November 14. In addition to screenings of short films in the small hall (blocks Partners in Crime from 6:30 p.m. and Endangered Species from 8:45 p.m.), you can see the winning films of the 20th Mezipatra selected by our main and student jury. We will screen the best feature film and the best short film at 8:30 p.m. in the big hall of Světozor cinema. Buy your tickets and be surprised!

On Tuesday we have three film tips for you: an intimate portrait of upcoming transgender father Freddy Seahorse, in which documentary filmmaker Jeanie Finlay questions the basic understanding of gender, parenting and the family community, then an exciting documentary about the last days of US marriage law The Freedom to Marry (will be intriduced by director Eddie Rosenstein) and finally Brazilian melodrama of Armando Praça Greta about love destined for the dramatic end, which was nominated for Teddy Award at this year's Berlinale. We believe that you will choose!

If you do not yet know what to choose for Monday night, we have two tips for feature films in the main competition: a psychological drama about love and a sensational drama from the dance environment of traditional Georgian society. We show the films in a row at Světozor cinema.

The end of the weekend is made for the American film To the Stars, which we screen on Sunday, November 10, from 6:00 p.m. in the Světozor cinema. In all its fine-spun detail, the story told by director Martha Stephens conveys a black-and-white, almost dreamlike existence. At first glance it might seem remote to us yet it still tilts a mirror towards today’s world. Pay no mind to the opinions of others--just be yourselves and come and see one of the most distinctive female films of this festival season.

On the occasion of Mezipatra's 20th birthday, five personalities of Czech queer culture who are inseparably connected with the festival recollect their favourite films in a special retro section Reunion

On Thursday we started the 20th edition of Mezipatra Queer Film Festival that will continue until November 14. Then, it will move to Brno, where it finishes on November 22. Find out what you should not miss.

Milé návštěvnice a návštěvníci festivalu, rádi bychom vás informovali o (ne)přístupnosti našich festivalových míst. Ačkoliv podporujeme diverzitu genderu, orientace, vyznání, kultur a všech projevů identity, některá festivalová místa bohužel fyzicky nepřejí těm, kteří mají určitá tělesná omezení, a festival se tak pro ně stává nekomfortním.

Mezipatra is not just about films! This year's accompanying program will include a workshop on the benefits of porn in sex education, a discussion with the headliner of the biggest party of the festival DJ Killa on harassment in clubs, or a separate program on the film industry. And of course we wouldn't take your favorite parties from you!

At the 20th Mezipatra you will again meet many guests from abroad who will come to present their film, participate in discussions or play at our party. Who can you look forward to?

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