Nelly and Nadine

The voice of Nelly, an opera singer, is ringing out in the middle of Ravensbruck concentration camp. Nelly and Nadine first met
on Christmas 1944 in the hell of the concentration camp and there started a relationship that would change their world. Nelly Mousset-Vos, was an opera singer in Paris, who used to frequent Natalie Clifford Barney’s literary salon in the 30’s. Nadine Hwang was the rebellious daughter of the Chinese ambassador to Spain. Sylvie, Nelly’s granddaughter, discovers a diary, 8mm film clips and audio tapes in a locked box belonging to her grandmother. She pieces together the unbelievable, bigger-than-life love story of Nelly and Nadine. For a whole year, Swedish acclaimed director Magnus Gertten (“Only the Devil Lives without Hope”) accompanies Sylvie in her search for the untold stories of her grandmother Nelly and her lover Nadine. The result is a moving documentary about a deep, loving relationship.
This is an unforgettable memoir of two women who were determined to be truly free, as well as a reminder of the need for individual and collective remembrance.

Rotten Tomatoes rating 93%

Ukrainian Queer Shorts

An important and timely collection that brings to the big screen stories of the LGBTQ community in Ukraine.
Two films that describe the day to day reality in the country during the war against Russia, a movie that focuses on a young transgender activist and a dramatic comedy about the wedding of a young Roma man facing a fateful decision.

Duration: 75 minutes.

The Holy Closet

Israeli documentary series that follows religious LGBT people through important milestones in their lives.

Queer Docu Shorts

7 short films from around the world that bring different perspectives on LGBTQ history, activism then and now, and on queer immigration nowadays.

Duration: 105 minutes.

Queer Animation

Short queer animation films from all over the world. Each one done in a different style of animation, with a different cinematic approach. The films deal with a variety of subjects, such as gender, sexuality, sexual identity, history, love and of course, the modern world’s obsession with dating apps and selfies.
Get ready for a thrilling and original 80 minutes.

Lotus Sports Club

Filmed in Cambodia over the course of 5 years, “Lotus Sports Club”, is an inspiring coming-of-age story. In its center is Leak, a teenage trans man who plays football in the under-21s women’s team of Kampong Chhnang, and Pa Vann, the trans coach and father-figure to Leak and other LGBTQ+ players on the team. 61-year-old Pa Vann established the football team in 2009 to encourage solidarity among straight, lesbian and gender-diverse players. He also opened his home to the more vulnerable and often homeless teenagers, including Leak, thus providing these LGBTQ+ players a safe place to be themselves.
After living with Pa Vann for many years, Leak, driven by the pressure to make more money for his family and forced off the football team because of his age, takes the heart-breaking decision to move to Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, leaving behind the one person he loves the most.

Mini DV

The full cinematic version of the wonderful documentary by Shauly Melamed, in a one-time screening at the festival in the presence of the film’s heroes.

In this coming-of-age story, four LGBTQ adults re-encounter the home video footage they shot of themselves as kids: Shauly explored his homosexuality; Tom faced his gender identity; Betty filmed her friends and lovers; Rumia discovered her roots in drag.