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  • Raindance Film Festival
  • São Paulo International Film Festival
  • Scottish Queer International Film Festival
  • Viennale
  • Vinokino Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Mix Copenhagen

Mix Copenhagen

Friday, 23 October 2020 until Sunday, 01 November 2020

MIX Copenhagen is the oldest annual and one of the largest film festivals in Denmark. Since 1986, MIX Copenhagen has screened films that seek to question and explore sexualities, affect the contemporary gender debate and reflect a diverse and colourful world. We select films that have the potential to affect personal and societal expectations, and work towards increasing the visibility of LGBTQI+ stories in film and media. We are one of the world's oldest annual LGBT film festivals and each year more than 10.000 people attend our screenings and events.


 

2020 films...

 

 

A Night at Switch n' Play

Cody Stickels

Alice Júnior

Gil Baroni

Always Amber

Hannah Reinikainen, Lia Kim Hietala

Ask Any Buddy

Evan Purchell

Beanpole

Kantemir Balagov

Before We Grow Old

Thomas Moritz Helm

Beyond the Horizon

Delphine Lehericey

Bloodsisters

Michelle Handelman

Cocoon

Leonie Krippendorff

Dating Amber

David Freyne

Destiny

Mohamed Camara

Dry Wind

Daniel Nolasco

End of the Century

Lucio Castro

Goodbye Mother

Trinh Dinh Le Minh

I Carry You With Me

Heidi Ewing

Jack & Yaya

Jennifer Bagley, Mary Hewey

Jumbo

Zoé Wittock

Justine

Jamie Patterson

Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly Glenn-Copeland Story

Posy Dixon

Knives and Skin

Jennifer Reeder

Lola

Laurent Micheli

Lyle

Stewart Thorndike

Metamorphosis

Jose Enrique Tinglao

My Name Is Baghdad

Caru Alves de Souza

No Hard Feelings

Faraz Shariat

One In A Thousand

Clarisa Navas

Pariah

Dee Rees

Prelle - In My Own Voice

Anita Beikpour

Queen of Lapa

Carolina Monnerat, Theodore Collatos

Queer Japan

Graham Kolbeins

Queering the Script

Gabrielle Zilkha

Rialto

Peter Mackie Burns

Rūrangi

Max Currie

Sequin in a Blue Room

Samuel Van Grinsven

Silence and Swords

Malthe Wermuth Saxer

So Pretty

Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli

Sigh Sigh

Ray Yeung

The Blue Flower of Novalis

Rodrigo Carneiro, Gustavo Vinagre

The Strong Ones

Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo

Tongues Untied

Marlon Riggs

Two of Us

Filippo Meneghetti

Welcome to the USA

Assel Aushakimova

Young Hunter

Marco Berger 


Short films...

This is How We Do It

Camera and I

Shine Louise Houston/ Pink & White Productions

2020 / UNITED STATES / 14 Min

Jasko Fide loves with the camera.

 

CrashPad Series: Episode 248

Pink & White Productions

2017 / UNITED STATES / 26 Min

Caleb Daniels and Venus Selenite in a divine unfolding of pleasure without penetration.

 

Deep Clean

David Wilson

2019 / UK / 3 Min

Unleash the sensual powers of your household apparters.

 

Doll Parts

Four Chambers

2019 / UNITED STATES / 12 Min

Bimbo aesthetics flow into a psychedelic femdom-acid fever dream.

 

Ritual Waves

Lina Bembe

2019 / Germany / 5 Min

A film that explores ritual healing methods through sexual agents.

 

Archetype

Four Chambers

2019 / UNITED STATES / 12 Min

A glitched, retro VHS leather dream.

 

Orgy #001

Aorta Films

2019 / UNITED STATES / 11 Min

Five LGBTQ+ people unite in a cacophony of moaning and pleasure as they bite, suck and fist their way to a triumphant orgasm.

 

Real

Josephine Baltzersen

2019 / Denmark / 1 Min

An attempt to break with normative ways of experiencing sex.

 

Ouroboros

Dwam Ipomée

2019 / France / 8 Min

A cycle of alternating power dynamics. Three people, a sexual push and pull, tough and gentle, fighting, playing, changing. 


School Movies

Sam's Story

Gender Creative Kids Canada

2017 / Canada / 4 Min

A child's identity journey through social gender norms.

 

Farfisa Song

Iain Gardener

2015 / Scotland / 3 Min

A heartwarm portrait of a creative couple and their ups and downs to realize their artistic vision.

 

Drawn to You

Eleanor Davitt

2020 / Canada  / 5 Min

When Emily's innocent drawing of two girls holding her hand is torn apart by her mother, the characters come to life in an attempt to be reunited.

 

In a Heartbeat

Beth David, Esteban Bravo

2017 / UNITED STATES / 4 Min

A young boy risks revealing his sexuality after his heart jumps out of his chest to locate his dream guy.

 

Alike

Daniel Martínez Lara, Rafa Cano Méndez

2016 / Spain / 8 Min

A father wants to show his son the right path, but begins to question his own approach to life. 


Riot

Revolvo

Francy Fabritz

2019 / Germany / 8 Min

Two women kidnap a right-wing politician by stealing his car. Posted by Berlin Lesbian and Non-Binary Filmfest.

 

Goodbye Sveta

Nastia Kanareva

2020 / Ukraine / 20 Min

A transgender man from Siberia struggles to obtain refugee status in Ukraine. Posted by Kyiv International Film Festival.

 

Eyes

许乃心 Xu Naixin

2018 / China / 5 Min

All you see is a pair of eyes that tell you a life story.

 

Two Starboard, I vomit (À tribord, je vomis / يميي البييی)

Tarek Sardi

2019 / Tunisia / 6 Min

Three people reveal their deepest secrets, somewhere between deception and unspoken truths.

 

The Last Lesbian

刘竞宇 Liu Jingyu

2019 / China / 28 Min

A spectacular, romantic road trip comedy with elements of sci-fi and time travel.

 

Standing Tall

Anakin Tora Botwid

2018 / Sweden / 6 Min

A celebration of the bravery inherent in expressing oneself in a society that wants to control one's body. Posted by Malmö Queer Film Festival.

 

Bonde

Asaph Luccas

2020 / Brazilia / 17 Min

Three young friends take refuge in the LGBTQ+ nightlife in São Paulo. 


Nordic Lights

Babydyke (Babylebbe)

Tone Ottilie

2019 / Denmark / 20 Min

As she tries to navigate the social codes of the queer environment, 16-year-old Frede walks with her older sister to a technofest to win back her ex-boyfriend.

 

Of Aska (Watch Aska)

Myra Sofia Hild

2019 / Denmark / 7 Min

Two women live happily together in a forest, but when one begins to change, the other has to make a decision.

 

The Confirmation

Marie Louise Damgaard

2019 / Denmark / 18 Min

It's Mathias's confirmation. Mathias is transgender and his mother is doing everything to protect him, but who is this day really about?

 

The Half Wall (Veggen)

Ida H. Eldøen

2019 / Norway / 6 Min

A true story about the difficulty of communicating and how it can sometimes lead to silly misunderstandings.

 

Brother

Alexandra Alegren

2019 / Sweden / 15 Min

Nico and Khalid talk about being more than just friends, but is Nico brave enough to act on his feelings?

 

XY

Anna Karín Lárusdóttir

2019 / Iceland / 15 Min

Lísa struggles with her body until she finds sympathy with her former best friend.

 

Don't, kiss .mov

Fabio Liberti, Carl Olsson

2019 / Sweden / 8 Min

A duet about love between two people in its purest and most recognizable form.


Firsts

Treacle

Rosie Westhoff

2019 / UK, USA / 18 Min

Jessie and Belle go away at the weekend and end up in fullness being together. What, for heterosexual Jessie, just feels awkward, seeing bisexual Belle as a betrayal.

 

Dirty

Matthew Puccini

2020 / UNITED STATES / 11 Min

Marco snagged from school to spend the afternoon with his girlfriend. It's not going as planned.

 

6:23 AM

Geoffrey Breton

2019 / UK / 4 Min

When it feels right and a conversation lasts all night, it feels like you've known each other forever.

 

Welcome to the Ball

Adam Vincent Wright

2019 /UNITED STATES / 5 Min

A child learns sign language to make a new friend.

 

S.A.M.

Lloyd Eyre-Morgan, Neil Ely

2020 / UK / 16 Min

Two teenage boys, both named Sam, meet at the swings every week to escape their dysfunctional home life and fall silent for each other.

 

Baby

Jessie Levandov

2019 /UNITED STATES / 8 Min

An LGBTQ+ coming-of-age love story introducing us to Ali, a Dominican teenager from the Bronx, one Saturday afternoon. 


Bizarro Tales

Apocalypse After (Ultra pulpe)

Bertrand Mandico

2018 / France / 38 Min

Five tales of women who don't want to age; five sci-fi adventures about vulgarity, necrophilia and poetry.

 

Docking

Trevor Anderson

2018 / Canada / 4 Min

Trevor reflects on his fear of dating.

 

The Glamorous Boys of Tang

Su Hui-Yu

2019 /Taiwan / 15 Min

Retelling of the lost footage of a bloody, pansexual from the forgotten, Taiwanese-been-queer classic of 1985: 'Tang Chao qi li nan'.

 

The Imaginary Woman (La Mujer Imaginaria)

Laura Benavides

2019 / Colombia / 12 Min

A collection of words, questions and songs - this animated poem tells of emotions associated with break-ups, self-reflection and love.

 

MeTube: August Sings Carmen 'Habanera'

Daniel Moshel

2013 / Austria / 4 Min

A YouTube anachronism serves as an overture to an immersive opera remix performance.

 

Bled Out (Ausgeblutet)

Pauline Curnier Jardin

2019 / Colombia / 12 Min

In this loose retelling of 'Un chant d'amour' young men are replaced by postmenopausal women who celebrate their erotic power.