LGBT+ History Month
29 February 2024, 7:30 - 9:30pm
Director – Maissa Lihedheb
Screenwriter – Lamin Leroy Gibba
Producer – Sailesh Naidu
A casual hook-up takes an unexpected turn in this meditation on race, politics, and history.
Director/Screenwriter: Amelia Umuhire
Polyglot is a scripted web series exploring the identities of young creatives of color in Berlin.
Maissa Lihedheb is a Tunisian-German filmmaker and director. She is the founder of BIPOC Film Society (Berlin). Her film Hundefreund premiered at the 2022 BFI Flare festival and was featured in the official short film selection at Tribeca Film Festival. Lihedheb is currently undertaking a master’s program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Amelia Umuhire is a Rwandan-German film director, producer, and screenwriter. Her webseries Polyglot was screened at Tribeca Film Festival and won ‘Best International Web Series’ at the Festival Tous Ecrans in Geneva. Umuhire is a Villa Romana Award laureate and writes for German TV productions.
all fruits ripe is an independent series for queer filmmakers of colour. It was founded in 2019 by artist-curator and archivist Candice Nembhard.