Encompass Network is proud to once again partner up with QTI Coalition of Colour, this time to present queer qandī Journeys and Destinations film fest. An online film festival with films from South West Asia and North Africa with a particular focus on the issues of movement and migration. The festival will take place on 9-18th October 2020 and free tickets will be available during this period on Eventbrite. In addition to the film screenings, there will be online panels with filmmakers, activists and scholars. To find out more about the events and the films scroll down or please visit the festival page: www.queerqandi.org
17 October 13:00-13:45 BST, Conversation and Q&A with İris Mozalar, cast Iris (Dir. Volkan Güleryüz) on Instagram Live
17 October 15:00-15:45 BST, Conversation and Q&A with Joseph Gebrael, choreographer & director Houwa (Dir. Joseph Gebrael & Andrew Gebrael) on Instagram Live
17 October 17.00-18:30 BST, Panel discussion: Erasure, Resurrection and Movement – Queer Migrations in and from SWANA. Chair: Dr Leila Mukhida, University of Cambridge, UK. Panellist: Dr Sabiha Allouche, Lecturer in Middle East Politics, University of Exeter, UK; Robert Moussa, festival director, Soura film festival, Germany; Mahtab Pishghadam, film director, Iran and Lola Silva, international media researcher and co-founder of International Feminist Art Festival – Chouftouhonna in Tunisia.
18 October 13:00-13:45 BST, Conversation and Q&A with Mouaad el Salem, director, This day won’t last 2020 on Instagram Live.
18 October 15:00-15:45 BST, Conversation and Q&A with Weema Askri, General coordinator of Mawjoudin Queer Film Festival, Tunisia on Instagram Live.