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The 12th XPOSED International Queer Film Festival Berlin
11th - 14th May

Feminist Film Week presents – Girls <3 Girls

FRIDAY, 12.05.17, 16:00

Despite queer women* gaining more and more screen time on TV and in cinemas, the representation of queer women* and lesbians in films is often lacking or one- sided. But the real life experiences are nothing but one-sided. This selection of short films curated by the Berlin Feminist Film Week is a celebration of girls* who love girls*, and explores the plethora of elements of loving other women: the coming out, the search for identity, the rst kiss, the romance, the hardship, the stigma and the sex.

Annique Delphine, Germany, 2016, 3min
PLETHORA is about female sexuality and it’s subordination in a world ruled by patriarchy.

Sidsel Møller Johnsen, Denmark, 2017, 25min
Raniya, a Danish young adult with Middle Eastern roots, explores her sexuality through secretly flirting with the peer, Julie. In the midst of this, Raniya’s heartbroken, nosey and needy sister, enters her personal space and poses a threat to the blossoming and fragile relationship.

Where We Are Now
Lucie Rachel, UK, 2016, 9min
Where We Are Now is a personal documentary about the changing relationship between a daughter and her trans parent, who recently made the decision to transition.

One Last Night
Kerem Blumberg, Iceland, 2016, 22min
It’s the last night of Noa and Orr together in Tel Aviv, before Orr leaves to Berlin. Outside the punk gig, the police arrive. Orr jumps to the help of a friend and both she and Noa get arrested. In the police station Noa will have to make a final decision about their relationship.

Two Girls Against the Rain
Sopheak Sao, Cambodia, 2012, 11min
A captivatingly courageous and touching film about a lesbian couple in Cambodia. The two women have known and loved each other since the time of the Khmer Rouge. The deep bond existing between them and their strength have helped them overcome all different kinds of resistance, including that of their families.