Age is just a number

Thursday Oct 6 17.00 – 00.00, Kartrummet, Färjeterminalen

50 is the new 30? Rather 80 is the new…. no, we leave ageism behind and offer a short film package that celebrates and tells stories about slightly older queers. From finding love in Ukrainian personals to falling head over heels for your barber.

The Wonderful Years
Svitlana Shymko & Galina Yarmanova / Ukraine / 2018 / 8 min
This research film explores the lives of queer women in Ukraine in the late Soviet Union. It is based on the archive video materials and interviews excerpts from the research projects on LGBT history.

My mother’s girlfriend
Arun Fulara / India / 2021 / 15 min
Renuka and Sadiya, two mature working-class women in love with each other, are out celebrating Renuka’s birthday. Renuka’s son, Mangesh, is around. MY MOTHER’S GIRLFRIEND is the story of these two relationships colliding.

Arun Fulara / India / 2020 / 10 min
When the middle-aged Kamble makes his weekly visit to the neighborhood barber shop, it’s not just for a shave. He can’t wait to be touched by Jaan, the new barber-boy he has a crush on.

Mónica Taboada-Tapia / Columbia / 2021 / 15 min
For Georgina, an indigenous transgender woman, life in the desert is lonely and cruel. In her small village, no one understands who she is.

In heaven
Manuel Gomar / Spain / 2022 / 13 min
Julia wasn’t a happy woman. She made an important decision to change her life.

Borja Soler / Spain / 2021 / 17 min
Marisol, the mayor of a city on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, spends her last hours surrounded by her entourage. The last party with her most faithful people: the right hand of her political party, the businessman with whom she built her little empire, a not very bright secretary, a Spanish traditional singer and her great love, Amparo.