Unlearn calls for a change of perspective. The selection of five films shows the needs and challenges of queer life. Whether in the struggle for the preservation of natural resources or in family conflict – queer themes are expressed here humorously, playfully or tragically.
Tabu La Rasa
Thea’s supposedly perfect life comes apart when a seemingly harmless question triggers an avalanche of possibilities that could bring down her carefully constructed facade. Will she find the courage to tear down her framework of lies?
Dang wo wang xiang ni de shi hou
Will You Look At Me
An intimate and personal look into the life of a young man returning to his hometown. In conversations with his mother, painful differences emerge in their views on love, family and togetherness.
Contains mentions/depictions of:Homophobia
This powerful portrait takes a look at the impressive life of 70-year-old Angelique Nagel and how she found her way to her true self against all odds. A strong-willed, courageous woman who had to fight to make a living.
Flores del otro Patio
A group of queer activists plan an uprising to highlight social injustices. To do so, they resort to sophisticated costumes and a performance act. In the process, the group also exposes themselves to danger that shakes their cohesion.
Contains mentions/depictions of:Racism, Discriminating language
Erich, 37, sucht Wohnung
Erich, 37, looking for a flat
Heinz and Erich are cellmates and act out the viewing of an imaginary apartment. A comedic interpretation of the challenges of resocialization.