Situation of LGBTQ+ people in Georgia + screening And Then We Danced

Event day: Fri 7.8.2020
2020-08-07 19:00
2020-08-07 23:00
Watch physically
Discussion, Film
Pride Cinema, Kasárna Karlín – Bazén, Prvního pluku 20/2, Praha 8-Karlín
Organizer: Queer filmový festival Mezipatra
Link: http://www.mezipatra.cz/
Entry: FREE
Event language: Discussion: English, Film: in Georgian, with English and Czech subtitles

Discussion:

Are you interested in the current situation of the LGBTQ+ community in Georgia? You can learn more about this beautiful country in the discussion with the Tbilsi Pride team online hosted by Ryan Keating (Movie Barf). One of the topics will also be the Swedish-Georgian drama and Mezipatra's hit, And Then We Danced, which is in cinemas right now!

Film screening: And Then We Danced

Dancing is Merab‘s only passion. Being a member of the Georgian National Ensemble also represents security and a door to the free world in this poor and conservative country. But the success means not only endless toil, but also the impossibility to uncover one‘s true feelings if they go against the ideal that a couple consists of a man and a woman. Merab's life starts getting complicated when a talented new dancer named Irakli joins the ensemble. Their rivalry soon transforms into closeness that, despite social expectations, leads the young man to self-realization, liberation, and true self-expression.

(Georgia, Sweden, France, 106 min)

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The accompanying program starts at 19:00, the film projection at 21:00. The discussion will be held in English, the following film is in Gerogian language with Czech and English subtitles. Should the weather be rainy, the event will be moved from the Open-air cinema to the Garages.

The Mezipatra Queer Film Festival presents during Prague Pride their program under the name Identity in the City. Form August 3 to 7 you can visit evening screenings and take part in debates on current queer topics. The events take place in the Kasárna Karlín once again, space with open bar and café. The entry is free of charge.

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