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SCHEDULE

VII Side by Side LGBT International Film Festival ,

Saint Petersburg, 20 29 November 2014

20 November (Thursday),
Kempinski Hotel, Moika 22
Opening Ceremony
19.30 - 20.30
Feature: Hoje eu quero voltar sozinho (The Way He Looks)

Daniel Ribeiro,  Brazil, 2014.

20.30 22.00
21 November (Friday),
SOKOS Hotel, Vasilievsky Island, Birzhevoy pereulok, 2-4

A Celebration of Tove Jansson: Her Life and Work 

Excerpts from the collection:

Travelling with Tove, Haru, Island of the Solitary and Tove, Tooti in Europe

Kanerva Cederström, Riikka Tanner, Finland, 1993, 1994, 2004 

Participants: Katariina Rosavaara and Kanerva Cederström

20.00 23.00
22 November (Saturday),

SOKOS Hotel, Vasilievsky Island, Birzhevoy pereulok, 2-4

Documentary: Battle of the Sexes

James Erskine, Zara Hayes, UK, 2013

16.00 17.30

Ester Martin Bergsmark, Sweden, 2014., Sweden, 2014.

18.00 19.50
Q & A with Director and Screenwriter
Director: Ester Martin Bergsmark, Screenwriter: Eli Levin

With the support of Swedish Consulate and Swedish Film Institute.

19.50 20.40
Documentary: The Circle

Stefan Haupt, Switzerland, 2014

With the support of Consulate General of Switzerland.

21.00 22.50
23 November (Sunday),

SOKOS Hotel, Vasilievsky Island, Birzhevoy pereulok, 2-4

Documentary: Alex & Ali

Malachi Leopold, Turkey / USA, 2011-2014,
15.00 16.30

Discussion: LGBT Asylum: Should I Stay of Should I Go? 

Participants:
Aaron Morris - Legal Director of Immigration Equality
16.30 17.30
Book Presentation & Signing: A Different Childhood - Sergey Khazova-Kassir
Participant: Sergey Khazova-Kassir 
17.50 18.40

Shorts: A Day in the Life of... 

Alina Rudnitshaya, Olga Privolnova, Kristina Kvitko, USA / Russia, 2014

19.00 20.00
Q & A with Russian directors

Participants:

Olga Privolnova, Kristina Kvitko, Pavel Loparev

20.00 21.00

Feature: Violette

Martin Provost, France, 2013

21.20 23.40
24 November (Monday),
Morye, Malaya Morskaya 20

Michele Josue, USA, 2013

 
20.00 21.50
Discussion
Particpants:

Judy and Dennis Shepard Matts parents

Michel Josue - Director

21.50 23.00
25 November, (Tuesday),
Morye, Malaya Morskaya 20
Feature: 52 Tuesdays

Sophie Hyde, Australia, 2013 , 2013

With the Support of the Australian Embassy.

20.00 22.00
Discussion: Transgender Rights
Partcipants:

Maria Anholm - Served as Minister for Gender Equality until 3 October 2014

Anna Serner CEO of the Swedish Film Institute

With the support of Swedish Consulate and Swedish Film Institute

22.00 23.00
26 November (Wednesday),
Morye, Malaya Morskaya 20
Nancy Kates, USA, 2014
19.00 20.50
Feature: Love is Strange
Ira Sachs, USA, 2013
21.20 23.10

LGBT Comics Workshop with Elke.R.Steiner 26 and 29 November (Wednesday and Saturday)

Illustrator Elke.R.Steiner
With the supoort of the Goethe Institute.
Workshop: 4 hours
27 November, (Thursday),
SOKOS Hotel, Bataysky pereulok, 3A
Documentary: Julia
J. Jackie Baier, Germany / Lithuania, 2013
20.00 21.50
Q & A with Director & Discussion on Prostitution 
Participants: 
21.50 23.10
28 November, (Friday),

Kempinski Hotel, Moika 22,

Shorts: A Lot of a Little

UK, Greece, Denmark, USA, Sweden Netherlands, Ireland, Norway

20.00 22.00
Q & A with producer of the film A Last Farewell

With the support of Swedish Consulate and Swedish Film Institute

22.00 22.40
29 November (Saturday),
SOKOS Hotel, Birzhevoy pereulok 2-4  9
Award Giving Ceremony of VII Side by Side LGBT Film Festival
Feature: Kiss Me

Alexandra-Therese Keining, Sweden, 2011, Sweden, 2011

18.00 20.30
Q & A with Director

With the support of Swedish Consulate and Swedish Film Institute

20.30 21.15

LGBT Comics Workshop with Elke.R.Steiner 26 and 29 November(Wednesday and Saturday)

Illustrator Elke.R.Steiner
With the supoort of the Goethe Institute
Workshop: 4 hours

All films shown in original language with Russian subtitles.

Entrance is restricted to persons 18+ only.

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