Abu is a documentary by the Canadian director of Pakistani origin, Arshad Khan, who will personally introduce the film at Mezipatra. Khan is the director of the South Asian Film Festival of Canada in the Canadian town of Mosaic and is mainly shooting short films. Abu is his feature debut.
Thelma is a quiet girl who has just started college. Her closed world is transformed as she meets confident Anja. However, the love affection for her classmate is accompanied by supernatural and frightening events.
The waiting is over – another edition of the festival is starting tonight. For the opening evening, we've prepared an exclusive premiere of biographic Tom of Finland, which will be followed by thematic party Lather Your Leather from 10:30 pm. And it wouldn't be proper Mezipatra without geysers of Jameson and F.H. Prager soft drinks. Music will be provided by DJs Rosier & Chlorophyll and Urxins.
Have you ever heard of Panti Bliss? This Irish drag queen whose charisma and humor helped to enforce equal marriage rights in Ireland was declared as more influential than Donald Trump by the the Times magazine.
Are you curious about this year's festival collection? We've joined forces with Freshlabels and prepared accessories for some proper swag not only at Mezipatra!
The festival catalogue still has the scent of fresh print and will give you all that you need to know such as the schedule, film annotations, jury, off program information and much more.
What would Mezipatra be without parties? And this year is starting badass.
Mezipatra is more than just films – you'll have the chance to meet numerous guests from abroad again!