Hlavním hostem letošních Mezipater byl německý režisér Rosa von Praunheim , který osobně představil svoji tvorbu. Diváci a divačky mohli v průběhu festivalu vidět výběr z jeho tvorby a jelikož ta čítá na čtyři desítky snímků, v kavárně kina Lucerna byla také připravena výstava plakátů Rosových filmů.
V Praze uvítala Mezipatra řadu zahraničních hostů - porotce, režiséry i účastníky odborného workshopu pro organizátor/k/y LGBT festivalů. Mezi českými hosty byli tvůrci a tvůrkyně magazńu Q a pan Milan Hein, umělecký ředitel Divalda Ungelt a protagonista dokumentu z cyklu Třináctá komnata.
And after the fashion show, presented by the moderator couple Aneta - Jakub, music tornado followed. Over 500 spectators firstly giggled to “singing” and witty texts of rap “hen” duo Čokovoko, later excelling with harmonious movements with groove/funky performance of Prague group lo Fidibus or accompanying with the dance DJ Liquid A and the projection of vj.kombajn, as well as DJ Tomáš Kelar, who did not hesitate to put rainbow beads around his neck on this particular occasion... At bar, on the screen and photograph of Libuše Jarcovjáková it was possible to compare how gay party looked more than 20 years ago.
This year’s festival party took place, after a longer period of time, in the most popular Brno club Fléda. Its opening belonged to Brno fashion designers. Pavel Jevula and Petr Kalouda, whose works this time dressed selected users of the server iBoys.cz, who were given the unrepeatable opportunity to become the models on this unique fashion show.
We also thank these Magnificent Seven for staying till the evening and not losing the bravery immediately after the introductory application form - hopefully they liked the party, too:-)
The vernissage of the photographs of Libuše Jarcovjáková – T-club started with the introductory word of Evžen Sobek, guardian of Galerie Artistů, and with the presence of Ms. Džamila Stehlíková, minister for human rights.
This year was held for the first time on the occasion of the festival “Mezipatra” trade fair of artworks. In cooperation with iBoys.cz and art schools were addressed the authors from the whole republic and the selection from their works was exhibited in the Galerie Trojka, on the sale exhibition “Mezipatra mezi okny”.
We would like to thank to all 14 invited authors for the participation and we hope that they liked the atmosphere of mutual meeting as we and visitors did...
STUD together with LePress prepared for you since the first day of the festival “Mezipatra” in three festival cinemas queer shop - rainbow shop fully of hot stuff. You can find there the books with gay and lesbian themes, DVD Sebastian, souvenirs from the festivals “Mezipatra” and eLnadruhou - posters, T-shirts, badges...
If you do not manage to buy them directly on the spot, you can use e-shop www.queershop.cz. And why should you buy just in our shop and not in another internet or normal shop? For instance because of the fact that by buying of books and souvenirs from us you support the activities of lesbian and gay community in the Czech Republic...
Here it comes - for TV stations in the vestibule, purchasing in our queershop, queues of viewers in front of the entry to the auditorium, filling-in of nearly all seats, festival director watching the watches in the expectation of the arrival of the minister Ms. Stehlíková, a couple of babbles of moderators, warning of festival director that the following year he would ask for patronage the minister of transport (minister Ms. Stehlíková finally cancelled her trip turning her car back to Prague on the grounds of the impossibility of the traveling along the highway D1), and the festival was opened...
Foto: Marek Procházka
Especially two decades of the movement for equal rights of gays and lesbians in the Czech Republic maps the running exhibition including photographs, period documents, gay magazines as well as the broadcasting from the Parliament of the Czech Republic during the negotiation of the law on registered partnership.
Neither the minister Ms. Stehlíková (on the grounds of time reasons) nor the author of the scenario Jiří Hromada could participate in the opening. Nevertheless, pleasant atmosphere and interest of guests predominated on the festive opening - both eyewitnesses and the younger ones...
Let there be light... And there was light. This Mezipatra edition trailer was shot on a sunny August day in Prague based studio Eallin. Shot and directed by Janek Růžička, the author of the super-successful 2005 trailer featuring kids with ducks. This is all we disclose for now, stay tuned ... And check out our previous trailers .