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søndag 19 mar 2023

CPH:DOX x Doc Society x Absalon

20:00 - 23:55

Come party with us! Doc Society’s Queer Now Lab, CPH:DOX and Absalon invite you to ‘Queer Party & Premiere’ – an evening celebrating LGBTQ+ filmmakers, communities, and allies. This party is open to all, and will follow the Queer Futures short film screenings premiere at Absalon. We will start the evening watching 3 different short documentaries and listening to a talk with the directors. Afterwards we will open the doors and DJ Bambi Milan from Queer Music Agency will get the dancefloor going from 21.45 – bring your dancing shoes and have a drink on us.


19.30: Doors open

20.00: Presentation + premiere screening

20.50: Talk with the directors 

21.20: Pause

21.30: Queer party & dancefloor with DJ Bambi Milan (free entrance)

00.00: Absalon closes



About the movies:


The Script — 15 min // USA

Director: Brit Fryer, Noah Schamus

Producer: Colleen Cassingham, Jess Devaney

Blending personal interviews with dramatized genre recreations, THE SCRIPT explores the complicated relationship between trans and nonbinary communities and medical providers around gender affirming care. With a playful approach toward experimentation, the film examines the nature of performance and the limits of language — and invites its participants and its audience to envision a liberated, gender-expansive future, beyond the injustices of the current moment.


MnM — 15 min // USA 

Director: Twiggy Pucci Garçon

Producer: Colleen Cassingham, Jess Devaney

MnM is an exuberant portrait of chosen sisters Mermaid and Milan, two emerging runway divas in the drag ballroom community. Celebrating their joy, siblinghood, and unapologetic personas, the film explores the power and beauty of being nonbinary in a community that prizes gender ‘realness.’


How to Carry Water — 15 min // USA 

Director: Sasha Wortzel

Producer: Colleen Cassingham, Jess Devaney, Anya Rous

HOW TO CARRY WATER is a portrait of Shoog McDaniel — a fat, queer, and disabled photographer working in and around northern Florida’s vast network of freshwater springs, the state’s source of precious drinking water. For over a decade, Shoog’s photographs have transformed the way fat people view themselves and how a fat phobic society views fat bodies. Bringing Shoog’s photography to life, the film immerses audiences in a world of fat beauty and liberation, one in which our bodies — including bodies of water — are valued and sacred.


Check out Doc Society’s Queer Now Lab HERE



Price: 100 kr. // Queer Party at 21.45 free entrance

In Absalon we do not tolerate racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia or other discriminating behavior. Enjoy the party.