As usual, the festival is filled with international guests. Get to know a few of them in deep discussions after their screening.
Mahmoud Hassino is a Syrian journalist and blogger. He set up Syria’s first digital LGBTQ magazine Mawaleh as well as the political beauty pageant Mr Gay Syria. Hassino is currently living in Berlin where he works with shedding light on the conditions LGBTQ refugees are living with worldwide. Meet him after the screening of Mr Gay Syria where he engages in a discussion with Logal Bet Kako (artist and performer for RFSL Newcomers).
Jason Barker has for many years worked as a programmer at BFI Flare, the UK’s largest LGBTQ+ film festival. It was only when he and his partner were trying to have a baby when he picked up a camera and began filming himself. In Stockholm he will participate in a discussion with Trans Film Fest Stockholm after the screening of A Deal With the Universe.