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MIX MILANO Presents: Love Riot Short Film Program

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73 min

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MIX MILANO was established in 1986 and since then has continuously been a cross-cultural event. It has supported indie film-making, whilst also anticipating trends and promoting socio-political liberation. The result of this year’s collaboration is a great short film program—exciting stories tha t give a taste of LGBTQ+ communities in Italy.


Pepitas
Alessandro Sampaoli / Italy, 2018
Italian with English subtitles

Lino is a young office worker, who does drag queen shows at night while keeping it a secret from his family—until the night when his grandmother asks to see the show.

The Red Tree
Paul Rowley / Ireland, Italy, USA, 2018
Italian with English subtitles

‘The Red Tree’ is a powerful and poetic short film that tells the little-known history of Italian gay men, who were arrested and exiled to a remote island during Mussolini’s fascist regime.

One Last Time
Charlie Benedetti / Italy, 2018
Italian with English subtitles
TW: Eksplicit sex

Everything ends, even love. After some tough discussions, Claudia and Elisa’s relationship is over but it just can’t end before ‘One Last Time’.

In Her Shoes
Maria Iovine / Italy, 2019
Italian with English subtitles

Domenico lives in an upside-down Italy, where women are in power and men look after the family. In a letter to his daughter, he tells of a lifetime’s sacrifices and discriminations. What would men have done if they found themselves in women’s shoes?
SCREENINGS

Thursday 31 October • 16:15

Cinemateket—Benjamin

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