Fireside Chat mit Yavuz Kurtulmuş

  • Fireside Chat

In this Fireside Chat, Yavuz Kurtulmuş, director of the Vienna Transition International Queer & Minorities Film Festival, explains why there is a need for an international queer film festival that also focuses on queer migrant films and their stories. He talks about his Turkish roots and how being queer and Muslim can be reconciled, and how creatives from restrictive societies portray and process their lives and stories in their cinematic works. He contributes to the visibility of these works and makes clear how important it is to show queer life in all its facests.

Speakers

Yavuz Kurtulmus
  • Festival organiser
  • Turkey

Yavuz Kurtulmus, a political activist for many years, is the founder of MIGAY, Austria’s first platform for lqbtiqa+ migrants, an organization promoting visibility and representation of queer …

16.10.2021 12:00 pm3:00 pm