Come and break the ice with us at the opening party of Mezipatra. Refreshing welcome drinks, great DJ sets and even better company. All this awaits you after the screening of the Israeli drama Concerned Citizen (but leave your concerns at home). This year we'll dance through the night in the Swim club near the Lucerna cinema.  You can look forward to Djs El Fabien Sans ODM & domizako.

Location: Swim
Nov. 3. / 10:00 p.m.
Admission: 200 CZK (for free for those who purchased a ticket for the opening ceremony)  

Depicting intimacy and erotic tension in audiovisual works is often encumbered by the constantly copied clichés and idealised images. However, majority audiences form their ideas only based on adopted stereotypes instead of direct experience. How to create a realistic impression and make actors feel safe in front of the camera?

Discussion will be in English. 

Location: Langhans Café
Nov. 5 / 1:30 p.m.
Admission: free

The medium of animation offers boundless possibilities for creative expression. It is therefore a unique platform for storytelling and conveying the experiences of the LGBTQ+ community. What obstacles do aspiring animators face? And how to finally achieve the normalisation of queer characters in work for children and teenagers?

The discussion will be in English. 

Location: Langhans Café
Nov. 5 / 11:00 a.m.
Admission: free

Mezipatra’s main party will be even more epic! This year, it will be a part of the legendary Neone club pop-up. You can look forward not only to two dance floors, but also to the newly introduced live performances. One of the confirmed performers is British producer Babii, who will come to the Czech Republic for the very first time to present her album AV show.

Location: Neone pop-up
Hala 17 in Pražská tržnice, Bubenské nábř. 306, Praha 7
Nov. 5 / 10:00 p.m.
Admission: 350 CZK

Short films tend to be the starting point for even the greatest of careers. As tradition dictates, the directors of the most outstanding films in the short film competition will present their approaches to the various tricky challenges of the short film form.

The discussion will be in English.

Location: Langhans Café
Nov. 6 / 11:30 a.m.
Admission: free

Unfortunately, the MENA region is still one of the least tolerant regions when it comes to LGBTQ+ rights. This makes the efforts of organisations in this territory to educate the general public on these issues all the more admirable. How do you make your way in this inhospitable environment and raise funds for pre-emptively stigmatised events?

The discussion will be in English. 

Location: Langhans Café
Nov. 6 / 2:00 p.m.
Admission: free

Uninvited comments, groping, staring, stalking... just a small sample of what many people experience regularly in public spaces. How do we effectively and safely stop sexual harassment when we witness it? We'll tell you at this Konsent workshop

Workshop will be held in Czech. 

Location: LGBT+ Community Center
Nov. 7 / 6:00 p.m.
Admission: free

Don't be sad, even the end of the festival brings something nice. For example, the closing screening of the documentary Pride, which won the Queer Palm at the Cannes festival. The awards ceremony will be followed by the last Prague party of this year's Mezipatra. Enjoy it with a welcome drink at the bar or the now legendary balustrade of the Lucerna Café. We’re excited for your love!

Location: Lucerna Café
Nov. 9 / 10:00 p.m.
Admission: free

After last year's break, we’ll launch the Brno part of the festival in Scala again! Come to the opening ceremony, which will offer a screening of Concerned Citizen. After the cinematic joy, you can expect an unforgettable party with the DJ duo Tyjsity, consisting of Martin Hrdina and Michal Pavlík.

Location: Skala Cinema, Brno
Nov. 11 / 9:00 p.m.
Admission: 150 CZK

What happens when you plant a tree, throw glitter on it and dance under it? We will find out the answer on November 11 at the Scala cinema in Brno, where Tyjsity will once again open the Brno part of the Mezipatra queer film festival after two years. The theme Natural Party will follows the opening movie Concerned Citizen and at the same time proudly celebrates our nature, exactly as nature intended it when we were created.

Dress-code (optional): green, trees, mushrooms, fauna, flora, fairies, elves and hobits, nudity and The Garden of Earthly Delights. 

Admission on the spot: 150 Kč
Admission for FREE for those with the ticket to the opening movie before the party. 

Come and enjoy a live podcast about everything and nothing! The most humourous duo of public broadcasting, Zuzana Fuksová and Ivana Veselková from Radio Wave, will discuss not only life with Lenka Králová, the host of the V Tranzu internet show.

Discussion will be in Czech. 

Location: Art Cinema, Brno
Nov. 12 / 4:30 p.m.
Admission: free

A walk focusing on local history in the city center. We will walk around the places where the history of our community has unfolded over the last hundred years. For example, do you know where the editorial office of the first Brno gay magazine was located in the 1930s, or what makes the "crossroads of paradigms" – the crossing of Jánská and Minoritská streets – interesting? The walk will be led by historian Jan Seidl.

Discussion will be in Czech. 

Location: Pekařská 392, Brno
Nov. 13 / 1:00 p.m.
Admission: free

We will close the festival at Queer Party in Artbar. If all the ice doesn't melt during the festival, there won't be any left after this night! Look forward to lots of rainbow flags, an ice stage with fiery DJs, music gems across the decades, a raffle, special drinks and one slowdance every hour.

❊  KISTENN ❊ We announce the arrival of the prince of pop. Kistenn brings you a dance show inferno. The ice and your hearts are going to melt. You're going to hear his original music, electro opera, and covers of global hits. You don't want to miss this!

❊  DJ USAGI ❊ The original non-binary bass bunny brings bouncy beats and musical treats! Usagi will be remixing their way through the 90s playing classic tunes in new ways to get your tails wagging!

❊ DJ CLICHÉ ❊ Maniacally shy alter-Terezio-egoof a radical Brno city selector-poet of nutty-sexy music. Gender feminine, masculine, medium, rare, whatever – same as with music genres, who gives a fuck.

❊ DJ HEA ❊ High entropy music selection, playful imagination, and throbbing energy.

21:30 Open doors
22:00 Welcome speech
22:05 Kistenn
22:30 DJ Usagi
00:00 Tombola // Raffle
00:30 DJ Cliché
02:00 DJ Hea
04:00 end

Location: Artbar Druhý pád, Brno
Nov. 18 / 9:30 p.m.
Admission via Goout: 160Kč
On the spot: 180Kč

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