MIX MILANO Presents: Love Riot Short Film Program
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?
Thursday 31 October • 16:15