Queer film festivals across the globe are facing immense challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Festival organizers and curators from around the world tell us about the history of their respective festivals, about the strategies they use to tackle the challenges posed by the pandemic, and about their outlook on the future of the queer film festival landscape.
SIDE BY SIDE LGBT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Arturo Castelán – Director General vom FESTIVAL MIX: CINE Y DIVERSIDAD SEXUAL
Zsombor has graduated from the University of Amsterdam’s Heritage Studies: Preservation and Presentation of the Moving Image programme in 2018. Since then he is a member of the TEDDY AWARD-Team conducting interviews with filmmakers and film professionals. He is passionate about queer cinema, queer film histories, and the political potential of film festivals.