Many people in Vienna are concerned by migration issues and sexual orientation and have to fight both challenges to live up and lead their lives in the city. Movies are a conceivable way to encourage dialogue, visibility and self-confidence. IQMF is a unique event in Europe displaying feature films, short films and documentaries from and about queer migrants from all over the world.
It’s the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed to receive their support.
VIVA - Vienna Valentine - is a three day happening for queers & friends with sports, party, and a message: Break Ice. Break Records. It is Vienna’s masters swimming competition with the greatest variety of nationalities. It is also Austria’s only LGBTQI-masters-swimming tournament.