Aks Copenhagen 2018


Aks International Minorities festival (film-art-dialogue) will be back with its 4th edition in Copenhagen from 30th Nov – 4th Dec 2018. The festival will continue using the power of cinema and art by showcasing films, along with debates and dialogue events, to promote the visibility of minorities and marginalized communities.

Considering the current socio-political scenario around the world, Aks festival is intended to focus on the stories of migrants and refugees, queer, trans, Black and people of color. Our program this year focuses on the visibility of women of color and other minorities, therefore, we will mainly screen films made by or about women of color, migrants and queer minorities. All our screenings will be accompanied by debates on the relevant topics of the films. Our chosen topics this year are:

 

  • Art for activism,
  • Importance of QTBPoC community building,
  • LGBT political movements in the Global South and the current refugee crisis.

We are thankful and highly appreciative of our community and partners for their help. We would like to acknowledge academic contributions by Nazila Kivi (critic and writer), Uzma Ahmed (brown feminist), and Abir Boukornine (Tunisian LGBTQ activist).

See PDF version of Aks Copenhagen programme 2018.