Mezipatra Queer Film Festival [WEB ARCHIVE 2000--2012] - Main Jury

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11. queer filmový festival Mezipatra 2010


Queer osvobozuje od tradič- ního vnímání sexuálních a genderových identit založe- ných na neměnných katego- riích muž / žena, hetero-sexuální / homosexuální.

Main Jury

The Main Jury judges competition films and gives the Main Jury Award for The Best Feature Fiction Film.


Harry M. Benshoff

Harry M. Benshoff

Harry M. Benshoff is an Associate Professor of Radio, Television, and Film at the University of North Texas.  His research interests include topics in film genres, film history, film theory, and multiculturalism.  He has published essays on blaxploitation horror films, Hollywood LSD films, The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Brokeback Mountain (2005), and Milk (2009).  He is the author of Monsters in the Closet: Homosexuality and the Horror Film (Manchester University Press, 1997).  With Sean Griffin he co-authored America on Film: Representing Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality at the Movies (2004) and Queer Images: A History of Gay and Lesbian Film in America (2006).

Michal Pechouček

Michal Pěchouček

Born in 1973 in Duchcov, lives and works in Prague. He graduated from Prague’s Academy of Fine Arts. In 2003 he received the Jindřich Chalupecký Award. He is engaged in painting, photography, video art, theatre, radio production, curatorship and teaching. Exhibitions: 2008 Screen, Jiří Švestka Gallery, Prague; 2007 Filmogram, Josef Sudek Studio, Prague; 2005 Emergent View (with M. Othová), Kommunale Galerie im Leinwandhaus, Frankfurt am Main; 2004 Collector, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; 2003 Sběratel (Collector), Moravian Gallery, Atrium of Pražák Palace, Brno.

Joachim Post

Joachim Post

Born in 1974, is since 1997 Programmer for the Hamburg International Queer Film Festival, which took place for the 21st time from October 19 to 24 this year. He also works as a freelance journalist and has founded the radio programme "Filmriss" which has successfully toured different radio stations in Germany. He was invited as a juror previously for the Teddy Award, the queer Award of the Berlin International Film Festival and “Identities”, the Vienna Queer Film Festival.

Marta Smolíková

Marta Smolíková

Director of The Open Society non-profit organization and, since 2003, head of ProCulture, continues the work of the Foundation Open Society Fund Prague. She‘s worked for the Soros Foundation for ten years, first as Visual Arts Programme co-ordinator, then in charge of the Arts and Culture Program. At the start of the 90´s she worked as a curator of modern art exhibitions and published visual art reviews. Her work led to the sphere of dance, theatre and film festivals. She is in the counselling bodies of numerous cultural institutions and projects. She teaches art management.

Pia Thilmann

Pia Thilmann

Born 1978, studied philosophy and German literature in five different cities. Living in Berlin for ten years by now, she works as a freelancer in an urban develpoment office as well as teaching workshops at universities. Her favorite jobs are festival jobs - Pia has been organizing the stages of International literature festival Berlin, been part Berlinale Panorama Team for 4 years and is the director of Drag Festival Berlin. After exploring drag as a performer herself for years, she edited a book on Drag Kings in germanspeaking countries. As a feminist and queer activist, she is always trying to combine art, politics and experiments.

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Znělka 2010

Mezipatra 2010

  • Brno: 4.-9. 11. 2010
    kina Art a Scala
  • Praha: 11.-16. 11. 2010
    kina Lucerna a Světozor
  • Diváci: 10 500
  • Projekce: 74
  • Doprovodné akce: 24
  • Filmy: 72
  • Web: 46 000 návštěv
  • Ozvěny: Ostrava, Olomouc, Plzeň, Pardubice

Ocenění 2010