6th Pink Life QueerFest

January 26 - 28, 2017

Pera Film in collaboration with Pink Life Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Solidarity Association is celebrating the 6th edition of QueerFest. Film enthusiasts have an opportunity to watch LGBT-themed films from different countries from all around the world. First edition of the festival was held in 2011 in Ankara.

QueerFest promises an exciting festival experience with its program embracing various genres and events.

The festival aims to create new and fresh areas of (self-) expression of LGBTQI individuals and artists and to raise awareness on LGBTT struggle through the use of art; and it creates an opportunity for detailed discussions about Queer Theory.

Although a film festival, Pink Life QueerFest is not only confined to the silver screen and tries to gather the most prominent examples of art works from literature to music, video art, theatre etc from all over the world.

This program’s screenings are free of admissions.
Drop in, no reservations.

#KuirFest2017

in collaboration

January 26

15:30 #BKKY

17:30 Arianna

19:00 James Baldwin Selection

January 27

13:30 Glitch FF Selection: Persistence of Memory

15:30 Who's Gonna Love Me Now?

17:30 Portrait of Jason

19:00 First Girl I Loved

21:30 The Nest

January 28

13:30 What He Did

15:30 You’ll Never Be Alone

17:30 Real Boy

19:00 The Watermelon Woman

#BKKY

#BKKY

Arianna

Arianna

James Baldwin Selection

James Baldwin Selection

Glitch FF Selection: Persistence of Memory

Glitch FF Selection: Persistence of Memory

Who's Gonna Love Me Now?

Who's Gonna Love Me Now?

Portrait of Jason

Portrait of Jason

First Girl I Loved

First Girl I Loved

The Nest

The Nest

What He Did

What He Did

You’ll Never Be Alone

You’ll Never Be Alone

Real Boy

Real Boy

The Watermelon Woman

The Watermelon Woman

queer (ab)uses of archives

queer (ab)uses of archives

Program Trailer

6th Pink Life QueerFest

Pink Life QueerFest is not only confined to the silver screen and tries to gather the most prominent examples of art works from literature to music, video art, theatre etc from all over the world.

Midnight Horror Stories: <br> Witches’ Sun <br> Mehmet Berk Yaltırık

Midnight Horror Stories:
Witches’ Sun
Mehmet Berk Yaltırık

I walk over rocks hot as iron under the September sun. I can make out a few lines in the distance, and a few cracked rocks, but apart from those, not a single tree, not one plant

Serpent Head

Serpent Head

The Greek god Apollo and his son Asklepios presided over the realm of medicine and healing. Apollo was also the god of light and sun, whose solar symbolism and association with medicine would become linked to Christ the Physician, and the resurrected.

The Battle of Varna

The Battle of Varna

Over the years of 1864 through 1876, Stanisław Chlebowski served Sultan Abdülaziz in Istanbul as his court painter. As it was, Abdülaziz disposed of considerable artistic talents of his own, and he actively involved himself in Chlebowski’s creative process, suggesting ideas for compositions –such as ballistic pieces praising the victories of Turkish arms.