European Perspectives

Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Austria…
A selection of films from across Europe

Running time: 65 minutes

Diagnosed HIV-positive aged 21, Matthew struggled to find acceptance in conservative Northern Irish society.  To escape his everyday reality, he created his absolutely fabulous drag alter-ego: Cherrie Ontop.

Northern Ireland, 10 minutes
Directed by Nicky Larkin

Around and around and around she goes…
Denise escapes reality on a fairground ride.

Austria, 5 minutes
Directed by Bernhard Wenger

High above the valleys, barren mountains take Damien’s breath away. With flock and family, the shepherd climbs dizzying pastures, elated.

Switzerland, 7 minutes

Directed by Florias Gallay

Maria is upholding a thirty-year tradition of counting pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostella. Despite encountering some difficult wayfarers, Maria nobly continues her task.

Spain, 15 minutes

Directed by Anne Milne

“What is a man? What is a woman?” Ivy takes us on a candid journey about the difficult choices you face in becoming who you are meant to be.

Sweden, 9 minutes

Direced by Sara Samsøe

Connected via wireless intercom, Krzyś and Wiola fly together down ski runs. Krzyś is blind and relies on his wife’s instructions.

Poland, 19 minutes

Directed by Aleksandra Maciejczyk

A ready-to-go screening package

Before your screening you will receive:

  • your chosen film package subtitled in English (MP4 or DCP)
  • a full promotional kit (trailers, photos, film summaries…)