Queer and Arab

Wednesday Oct 5 at 18.00, Färjeterminalen, Stadshamnen 26

Habib and the Thief

Naures Sager / Sweden / 2021 / 15 min

“Two Arab men are playing a sexy game but get interrupted by one of their biggest fears – a threat from the Arab world.”

Let my body speak

Madonna Adib / UK / 2020 / 10 min

Our bodies store memories. The body does not forget. A childhood in Damascus, OCD, the revolution, falling in love with a woman. My body remembers, it keeps the trauma. And after all the losses, I had to start listening to my body.

Noor & Layla

Fawzia Mirza / Canada / 2021 / 13 min

Five prayers coincide with five stages of a Muslim couple’s relationship, demystifying queerness in the Muslim community and religion in queerness.

Baba

Sam Arbor, Adam Ali / UK / 2021 / 17 min

An unexpected discovery forces Britannia, a gay Libyan teenager, to question whether to stay or flee his beloved homeland.

Warsha

Dania Bdeir / Libanon / 2021 / 15 min

Warsha follows Mohammad, a Syrian migrant working as a crane operator in Beirut. One morning he volunteers to take on one of the tallest and notoriously most dangerous cranes in Lebanon. Away from everyone’s eyes, he is able to live out his secret passion and find freedom.