9. Queer Film Festival München QFFM

In the organizer's words:


The QFFM | Queer Film Festival Munich has stood for diversity on the big screen for seven years and shows films outside of hetero- and homonormative cinema. With its selection of films, the festival challenges stereotypes and focuses on intersectional queer perspectives and aesthetics.

Founded in 2015, the QFFM | Queer Film Festival Munich is an independent film institution that promotes diversity on the big screen and shows films outside of hetero- and homonormative cinema. With its selection of films, the festival questions stereotypes and brings intersectional queer perspectives and aesthetics to the fore.

The question of who represents whom in which way in the film landscape and what connotations result from this is central to the curation process. However, the festival transcends the level of pure representation and sees itself as a platform for filmmakers who read and live queerness as a political, solidary and resistant concept. The works presented at the festival explore diverse lifestyles and forms of sexual expression. Not least, they question what is considered conventional or 'normal'.

The idea that queerness is new and that the precarious situation is normal, that one must therefore negotiate for every millimeter of freedom, is part of the age-old bag of tricks of conservative dominant societies. Queer history is not part of any compulsory curriculum. With its festival programme, but also various screenings and discussions throughout the year, special screenings for school classes and further education offers, the QFFM counters institutionalized ignorance with artistic drafts of possible worlds and freedoms.

The festival is a project of Queer Culture e.V., a registered non-profit association made up of people from different areas of queer life. The aim of the association is to create a public space for intellectual, emotional and action-oriented discussions with its cultural offerings.

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Price information:

will be released at the City Cinemas


HFF Audimax Bernd-Eichinger-Platz 1 80333 München