All festival films in alphabetical order

The majority of the films are available online, for free, during the period of September 23 — October 7 without geographical limitations. Some films are available only up to September 26 within the territory of Ukraine. You can find information about screening dates and territory on each film's page.
All films are screened in the original language with Ukrainian subtitles (SDH). Audio description in Ukrainian is available for the films 'Decision', 'Indianara', 'Jožka' and 'The Wonderful Years'.
Still from the film "A Quiet Resistance". Two-shot. Calm colors. Cozy breakfast. Two elderly ladies wearing sweaters, sitting at home, sandwiches with jam on the table. Chatting, looking at each other.
A Quiet Resistance
Director: Therese Koppe
Germany, 2019, 74 minutes, documentary
“The main question is: Why do I want to be free? What needs to be different?”. Erika and Christine have been a couple for more than 40 years. Today, at the age of 81, they look back on living through a turbulent time in history. A Quiet Resistance is a film about love and aging, autonomy, art and collectivity in freely created art spaces within the GDR.
Still from the film "Always Amber". Two shot. Clean white tiles, two young people with piercing and colorful hairstyles sit in a foamy bathtub, looking at each other with love.
Always Amber
Directors: Lia Hietala and Hannah Reinikainen
Sweden, 2020, 75 minutes, documentary
Amber belongs to a queer generation which no longer wants society to dictate their identity. The teenagers proudly inhabit a spectrum of fluid identities and master their first loves and losses.
Still from the film "Atlantic Is a Sea of Bones". Close-up shot. Shades of red. A person in the foreground holds a wine glass, confidently and calmly looks past the audience. Two blurred bald figures are standing in the background.
Atlantic Is a Sea of Bones
Director: Tourmaline
USA, 2017, 6 minutes, experimental
Atlantic is a Sea of Bones is a short film drawn from the Lucille Clifton poem of the same name that follows Egyptt LaBejia, an NYC-based performer through the 80s, 90s, and 2000's in NYC.
Still from the film "Bety Catfur". Two-shot. Blue color scheme. Two young people in a chill dance in front of neon hearts.
Bety Catfur
Director: Mihaela Drăgan
Part of “Resistance is a Girl who Changes the World” series
Performed by Julio Elvisey Pisică & Andreea Petre
Romania, 2021, 8 minutes, experimental
The story of Bety from Romania - a story about how an episode of bullying in school was “cured” in a youth theatre group, about discrimination and resistance on the road to building an artistic career in theatre.
Still from the film "Daisies". Two-shot. Shades of purple and lavender. In bed, one young girl leans on the back of another, both bored, looking in different directions.
Special Screening
Director: Věra Chytilová
Czechoslovakia, 1966, 73 minutes, feature
Two young women, both named Marie, decide that since the world is spoiled they will be spoiled as well; accordingly, they embark on a series of destructive pranks, in which they consume and destroy the world around them.
Still from the film "Decision". Medium long shot. Colorful Indian wedding clothes. Two women in the foreground carefully decorate the bride’s hands with jewelry, her facial expression is tense. There are people sitting in the background.
Directors: Pushpa Rawat, Anupama Srinivasan
India, 2012, 56 minutes, documentary
The film is Pushpa’s personal journey as she tries to make sense of her own life, and that of her women friends. Set in the outskirts of the metropolis, Delhi, it explores the lives of women, who are young, educated and bright, but who feel bound and helpless when it comes to taking any major decision regarding their life, be it career or marriage.
Still from the film "Indianara". Close-up shot. Outdoors, white wall, red flags. In the foreground a grey-haired woman wearing sunglasses shouts in the microphone. Fists are raised.
Directors: Aude Chevalier-Beaumel, Marcelo Barbosa
Brasil, 2019, 84 minutes, documentary
The revolutionary Indianara fights with her gang for the survival of transgender people in Brazil, striving to put into practice her ideals.
Still from the film "Jozka". Long shot. Green-grey color scheme. The woods, big pond in the foreground. Two men bow their heads in front of the water in respectful silence.
Director: Hamze Bytyçi
Czech Republic, Germany, 25 minutes, 2017, documentary
The short documentary follows Jozef Miker – called Jožka – during his protests against a large-capacity pig farm built on the site of the former concentration camp near Lety in South Bohemia in which hundreds of Roma lost their lives under the Nazi regime – including half of Jožka’s wife’s family.
Still from the film "Little Red Riding Hood". Landscape. Blue-gray color scheme. Dusk. Puffy clouds, in the center of the image a shiny road cuts its way into a mountain range. The lights of small villages are visible.
Little Red Riding Hood
Director: Tatiana Mazú González
Argentina, 2019, 93 minutes, experimental
As my grandmother and I make a red hooded coat, we, two women separated by more than sixty years, discuss the stories and contradictions of our gender and class within four walls. Outside, a new feminist generation takes to the streets.
Still from the film "Nothing But the Sun". Long shot. Olive-colored sky takes the most part of the image. Glowing spot in the sky, but no sun visible. Single wooden huts, a bell, a windmill, and lanterns at the bottom of the frame. A human in a blue cap and blue shirt stands in the foreground, with the back turned to the spectator.
Nothing But The Sun
Director: Arami Ullón
Paraguay, Switzerland, 75 minutes, 2020, documentary
In an attempt to preserve their culture and reconstruct the memory of their lost home, Mateo Sobode Chiqueno traverses the Paraguayan Chaco recording the voices of other Ayoreo who, like him, were stripped from the forest and from their home.
Still from the film "Octavia's Visions". Medium long shot. Blue-gray interior, warm light of a table lamp. A person wearing a jacket, scarf and glasses in the center of the image intently works on a typewriter.
Octavia's Visions
Director: Zara Zandieh
Germany, 2021, 18 minutes, experimenta
Octavia’s Visions is inspired by the Parables of the African-American futurist author Octavia E. Butler, who died in 2006. Using poetic visual language, Octavia’s Visions interweaves Butler’s worlds with contemporary issues of environmental degradation, far right extremism, and social liberation.
Still from the film "postDIY". Camera viewfinder view. Black and white image of a panel house wall with rows of different balconies. Two circles of the camera viewfinder distort the image.
Directors: lucine talalyan, Shushan Avagyan
Armenia, 2014, 8 minutes, experimental
postDIY is directed at the circumstances of the bombing of DIY and worldwide ignorance that is often expressed through homophobia. It questions the desire to establish uniformity and totalitarianism in the post-independent phase of the Armenian Republic and seeks out the beauty in a dissident relationship between two women.
Still from the film "Reclamation". Two-shot. Toxic colors. Two people wearing gas masks are standing in front of the dumpster full of junk. One of them is gesticulating actively.
Director: Thirza Jean Cuthand
Canada, 13 minutes, 2018, fiction
When Indigenous people are left behind after a massive exodus by primarily privileged white settlers who have moved to Mars, the original inhabitants of this land cope by trying to restore and rehabilitate the beautiful planet they belong to.
Still from the film "Space is Quite a Lot of Things". Medium close-up shot. Blue color scheme. Sky blue jellyfishes shine in midnight blue water.
Space is Quite a Lot of Things
Director: August Joensalo
Finland, 2021, 11 minutes, experimental
Curiosity about a world without gender sets a journey through a world of jellyfish and disco uncles.
Still from the film "The Black Chick". Medium shot. A person wearing a bright red dress and golden jewelry raised the arms in the dance movement on the violet background, looking directly at the viewers. LGBTQAI+ is written on the left side.
The Black Chick
Director: Mihaela Drăgan
Part of “Resistance is a Girl who Changes the World” series
Performed by Arhanghella
Romania, 2021, 7 minutes, experimental
The story of Bianca from Romania - a Roma activist who fights for more visibility for the LGBTQI+ community members regardless of their age or ethnicity and she does it via an online entertainment show.
Still from the film "The Two Faces of Condition". Full shot. Blue-violet color scheme. Human wearing a long colorful robe with big paper eyes is sitting in the middle of a circle of candles. Smoke, fluorescent lamps.
The Two Faces of Condition
Director: Mihaela Drăgan
Part of “Resistance is a Girl who Changes the World” series
Performed by Raisa Mihai
Romania, 2021, 8 minutes, experimental
The story of Yumzhana from Buryatia who is a fashion design student whose artistic works combine eco-activism, feminism, and more visibility for spirituality and buryat culture.
Still from the film "The Wonderful Years". Two-shot. Old black and white portrait of two smiling women, one hugging another. Both looking directly at the viewer.
The Wonderful Years
Special Screening
Directors: Svitlana Shymko, Galina Yarmanova
Ukraine, 2018, 9 minutes, documentary
The research film "The Wonderful Years" explores the lives of non-heterosexual women in Ukraine in the late Soviet Union. It is based on the archive video materials and interviews excerpts from the research projects on LGBT history.