Amsterdam LGBTQ Film Festival 2018 Celebrating Cinema from March 8th till 18th

Amsterdam LGBTQ Film Festival 2018 Celebrating Cinema from March 8th till 18th

Amsterdam LGBTQ Film Festival or Roze Filmdagen is bringing the best LGBTQ films to the city for the 21st time. From March 8th till the 18th you can enjoy a range of full feature films, short films and documentaries from all over the world. In total the organizers selected  125 films, organized in themes like connected generations, icons, musicals and a special focus on the country of Finland. And as a special competition this year…

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IQMF 2017 – International Queer and Migrant Film Festival

IQMF 2017 – International Queer and Migrant Film Festival

From the 6th to the 13th of December the IQMF 2017 or the 2017 edition of the International Queer & Migrant Film Festival hits Amsterdam. It is maybe a less well-known event, but it is a sure gem of a festival. It offers not only screenings of interesting movies, but also debates, parties and even a dinner. Here are our picks of what is on offer. Our picks from the IQMF 2017 films The International…

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LGBTQI themed documentaries at IDFA

LGBTQI themed documentaries at IDFA

IDFA is the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam. It is one of the biggest (of not the biggest) documentary film festivals in the world. This year it is held from the 15th till the 26th of November. Expect an overload of inspiring, thought provoking, insightful and/or toughing documentaries in cinemas all around Amsterdam. And of course there are some interesting Queer movies as well, even a Queer day. Queer Day at IDFA On Monday the 20th…

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Amsterdam LGBTQ film festival – record number of visitors Best attendance in the history of the Roze filmdagen

Amsterdam LGBTQ film festival – record number of visitors Best attendance in the history of the Roze filmdagen

Never mind the bad weather, a lot of people picked up their coat and made their way to the Westergasfabriek for the Amsterdam LGBTQ film festival or Roze Filmdagen. In fact a record number of people visited the film festival. Over 9600 people attended one of the many LGBTQ themed films and documentaries. That was 5 percent more than last year. Werner Borkes, the director of the film festival, is quoted to say: “The succes…

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Man-to-Man Shop and Cinema has renovated its’ darkroom

Man-to-Man Shop and Cinema has renovated its’ darkroom

Man-to-Man Shop and Cinema recently renovated its’ darkroom. The totally refurbished darkroom now contains two cabins with each three glory holes. The darkroom also has two screens showing gay-macho porn movies. It is for the first time in years, that a darkroom is added to the gay scene in Amsterdam. Man-to-Man Man-to-Man is the reincarnation of the shop and boys club, which was already on this spot in the 1980’s and 1990’s. It shares the same…

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