In Sunday's Mezipatra LIVE studio on November 8, 2020, we asked director Claire Oakley about her film Make up, followed by an interview with Czeslaw Walek from Prague Pride, and ended the evening with a live recording of the Vhonit ďábla podcast, this time dedicated to the OnlyFans phenomenon.

How to find and portray the desires and fears of the young generation in film? You will find out in an interview with the talented director Leonie Krippendorff, whose film Cocoon is presented at the festival and will later be distributed by Queer Kino. Interview conducted on November 8, 2020 by Ryan Keating-Lambert aka Movie Barf.

Are streaming services queer enough? In the panel discussion Queer (tele)vision, the creator of the SKAM series hit Julie Andem, the representative of the European "gay Netflix" OUTtv Ian Van Der Putten and the sociologist Zdeněk Sloboda discussed this issue in depth. Moderated by Skadi Loist on Sunday, November 8, 2020.

How to succeed with a short film? Watch the stories of young directors who compete in our short section this year. Presentations The Art of Shorts took place on Sunday, November 8, 2020.

On Friday, November 6, 2020, we talked with Faraz Shariat, director of the opening hit of the 21st Mezipatra, No Hard Feelings (Futur Drei). This was followed by an interview with Lucia Zachariášová from the Jsme fér initiative.

The live broadcast from our studio on November 7, 2020, was really packed! We started with Q&A for the film One in a Thousand (answered by Ana Carolina Garcia, Luis Molina and Mauricio Vila) and continued with an interview with Ondřej Moravec, director of the One World Festival. How does the film portray disabilities? The creators of the film Code of the Freaks (Susan Nussbaum, Alyson Patsavas and Carrie Sandahl) talked about this topic live.

Online platforms as a seemingly free space for voices that would otherwise remain unheard of. But to what extent does the online world fulfill this utopian vision? How to navigate yourself in a fragmented environment, find the target group, and share an authentic experience? In the industry discussion titled Queering online content, on November 7, 2020, a Russian YouTuber, a journalist for PinkNews or co-author of a documentary produced by Televize responded.

What is it like to do a queer festival in Eastern Europe? We talked about this in the industry program with representatives of festivals on November 7, 2020. Hosted by Hana Kulhánková.

The masterclass with the queer film icon John Greyson took place on November 7, 2020, as part of our industry program. Take a look at the recording and get excited for the festival closing, when we screen his film Zero Patience.

The opening ceremony of the 21st Mezipatra took place for the first time in history online on November 5, 2020. It was hosted by the popular hosts of Buchty show (Ivana Veselková and Zuzana Fuksová) from Radio Wave. The evening continued with the premiere of the film No Hard Feelings (Futur Drei), followed by the All for One party in the form of an online DJ set.

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