QALEIDOSCOPE QUEER FILM AND PERFORMANCE ON TOUR 2024 – THE BALTICS – will feature Queer and QTBIPOC (Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, Persons of Color) film and performance art that explore, question and play with identity to propose and investigate diverse ways of looking at sexuality, gender and race. As the titles suggests, QALEIDOSCOPE – will be a well-textured assemblage of images, ideas, and realities that collide in fantastical, personal, and playful ways to produce an ever-changing, multi-faceted queer film and performance art viewing experience.



PROGRAMM 1 linastub Reedel, 19. aprillil


All Falls Down / oberon strong / 6 min

Shot entirely on a VHS camera, All Falls Down launches us into a digital hell-loop in which the transgender antagonist comes to terms with ideas of home, anxiety, intimacy, our inevitable death, longing, and the conversation between obsolete and current technologies.


Man Made / Elian Mikkola / 8:08 min

A repurposed narrative of a boy who gets introduced to the wonders of life by a beautiful shining trumpet.


Concrete Shape / Jesi Jordan / 5:02 min

To face your fear, you must let it enter your life as a Concrete Shape.


Thorn on her side / Vjosana Shkurti / 5:27 min

A human narrates the story of a bad dream after buying a gorgeous plant at the market.


PAISA / Dorian Wood and Graham Kolbeins, / 8 min

PAISA is an immersive fever dream that celebrates the beauty of queer brown sensuality, body positivity and individuality.


Sexy Highland Stream / Nathan Adler, 2022 / 4 min

Nathan Adler’s spoken word poem and minimalist audio track about a sexy highland stream offers a love letter to the beauty found in nature and the mysterious way beauty is suffused in the natural world.


Small Fires / Nic Wilson, 2022 / 5:30 min

Small Fires is a real-time video of a bouquet of flower-shaped candles burning until they extinguish themselves.


Compositions For Understanding Relationships / David Delafuente, 2023 / 5:30 min

A Love Letter.


Fragmentasia / Robin Riad, 2023 / 3:57 min

An exploration of the sense of self, through kaleidoscopic imagery, distorted sounds, and a flurry of colours.


UNTITLED SEQUENCE OF GAPS / Vika Kirchenbauer / 12:31 min

Composed of short vignettes in different techniques and materialities, UNTITLED SEQUENCE OF GAPS uses the form of an essay film to approach trauma-related memory loss via reflections on light outside the visible spectrum – on what is felt but never seen.


Programmi kestvus – 65 minutit



PROGRAMM 2 linastub laupäeval, 20. aprillil


Heaven Reaches Down To Earth / Tebogo Malebogo / 10:00 min

After Tau comes to a realization about their sexuality, it sets in motion a cascade of thoughts and emotions in Tumelo – nothing will ever be the same between them.


Odehimin / Kijatai-Alexandra Veillette-Cheezo / 2:45 minA lyrical film ode to the odehimin or heart berry.


Running / Zachery Cameron Longboy, 2022 /  3:46 min


a poem for my captor.


Comme tous les garçons / Morisha Moodley / 10:13 min

comme tous les garçons meditates on images and ideas of masculinity and transmasculine identity.

Self-Portrait in Hell / Federica Foglia, 2021 / 3:30 min

Self-Portrait in Hell is a hybrid film that combines analog and digital film manipulation techniques.


The Sky’s In There / Dani Leventhal ReStack, Sheilah (Wilson) ReStack, 2022 / 11:24 min

This latest work from the ReStack’s pulls the experience of becoming mother (both through fostering and bio) through the lens of personal lives that are always, also, steeped in a world where systemic racism, classism and heteronormativity influence and shape.


Ever Wanting (for Margaret Chung) / Tina Takemoto / 6:20 min

Inspired by San Francisco’s first Chinese American female physician, this film envisions the euphoria and despair of Margaret Chung and her insatiable desire for women and celebrity through her forays into drugs, sapphic surgeries, and queer flights of fancy.


Policephaly in D / Michael Robinson / 23 min

Existential drift in the age of rupture. Leaping, falling, and meeting your new self in an earthquake.


Programmi kestvus – 72 minutit