Freedom of speech, the possibility to express your opinion and peacefully exert the equality principle are not just empty phrases for us, but inseparable parts of modern society. This is why we condemn violent Saturday attacks against the Klinika autonomous social centre, when aggressors yet unknown endangered not only lives and health of people, but also these basic democratic principles.

Díky za vaši podporu, za všechny ty filmy, co jste viděli a skvělou atmosféru Mezipater, na kterou se můžete těšit zase příští rok!

We introduce films with queer topics even outside of the festival. As a part of Mezipatra Approved, we will present The Danish Girl – a film about a woman who found the courage to be truly herself.

This year’s edition of the Mezipatra QFF was again a great success: over the two festival weeks, 66 queer-themed films were presented to a total of 11,700 viewers. In addition to the feature film competition and six documentary films, a retrospective section and a special screening of 54: The Director's Cut, the audience could enjoy seven short film programmes.

During the Closing Ceremony of the Brno part of the festival, the winner of the Audience Award was announced – the prize went to Antonia, a drama by Marleen Gorris from 1995.

Have you visited Mezipatra in Prague or Brno? Do you want to share with us your opinions, impressions or advise us on how to do it better?

Starting Thursday 12th November, the festival continues in Brno until 18th November.

Award for the best feature film was chosen by an international jury and get it drama Forever Virgin (Vergine Giura). The best short film was selected by a student jury and award went to 9:55-11:00, Ingrid Ekman, flat Bergsgatan 4B. Both films visitors could see again in Thursday November 12th from 8:30pm in big screening hall in cinema Svetozor.

The special mention of the jury was presented to Nathan Nicholovitch's Where There Is Shade (De l'ombre il y a).

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