IQMF: Focus on the Caucasus

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Although homo- and transphobia seem on the rise in the Caucasus region, this short film programme might provide some hope.

Prisoner of Society

Dir. Rati Tsitseladze, Georgia, 2019, 15 min.

Prisoner of Society is an intimate journey into the world and mind of a young transgender woman, trapped between her personal desire for freedom and traditional expectations of her parents.


Midnight Frontier

Dir. Peter van Langen, Nederland, 2019, 20 min.

Activists that stand at the frontline of LGBTQ+ activism in Georgia recount their experience during the International Day Against Homophobia, in which they were assaulted by thousands of anti-gay activists, led by the Georgian Orthodox Church.


All Monsters Are Human

Dir. Heleen Spooner & Hugh Davis, Azerbaijan, 2019, 21 min.

In the wake of a vicious anti-LGBT government crackdown in Azerbaijan in September 2017, this documentary film follows the plight of three young LGBT Azeris: Roma, Ladycat and Kristina, all of whom fled their home country hoping to find sanctuary in Istanbul.


  • 1 uur en 20 minuten