Category Archives: Brussels

Sun 11 • Douglas Sirk • Magnificent Obsession • Cinematek • Bru

Cinematek • Baron Horta 9, Brussels • 17h15 – 19h

After establishing himself as an actor of note in Westerns like “The Lawless Breed” (1952) and “Bend in the River” (1952), Hudson became a bona fide star as a reckless bad boy who finds redemption in Douglas Sirk’s great melodrama “Magnificent Obsession.” Hudson played Bob Merrick, a spoiled playboy whose carelessness indirectly causes the death of a beloved doctor while his own life is saved. Meanwhile, the doctor’s wife, Helen (Jane Wyman), refuses to accept Bob’s repeated offers to make up for his mistake. But when she becomes accidentally blinded, he grants help anonymously while becoming a brilliant surgeon who ultimately restores her sight. A hugely successful film, “Magnificent Obsession” put Hudson on the path to becoming one of Hollywood’s top box office draws.
It’s the film’s commitment to the ridiculousness, what finesses that trademark Sirkian irony, aided with an attractive cast of performers in Jane Wyman, Barbara Rush, Agnes Moorehead and specifically, a star-making act of Rock Hudson in this filmic folly of a melodramatic and unapologetically entertaining classic.

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Sun 11 • MAD Drama • Antwerp Pride edition • Ant

MAD Drama • Grote Markt, Antwerp • 15h – 23h

Join us for the hottest queer festival on Antwerps main square.

The ladies of Maurice & Dietrich and the boys from Pannekoek Antwerpen are joining forces to bring you the 10th edition of DRAMA!

Expect lot’s of DRAMA, good music, great acts and colorful people! Last year we were with more than 3000 …

Sharon O love, DJ noir, Dimitri d’Anvers, Star, Selina Pearl, Skay Hentay, …

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Sun 11 • Loop Sessions Brussels #08 • Kiosk Radio • Bru

Kiosk Radio • Parc de Bruxelles • 15h – 21h

We are happy to be back with a new summer edition at kiosk radio. For this edition we are honored to have Rokia Bamba as new ambassadress.

Rokia Bamba (Le festival Massimadi Bruxelles – Festival des films LGBT d’Afrique et de ses diasporas, AFROPUNK Paris, Genres d’à Côté / Pink Screens Film Festival, MIIaou Party, Festival du film Méditerranéen, Groovalicious, Globalicious, Afrikadaa, La Colonie, Afroqueer Party…)

Since she picked up her headphones again, Rokia Bamba’s star is rising quickly in Brussels and Paris. She is not DJing in just any circuit, but picks out the activist circles of Globalicious, La Colonie, Massimadi where she curates the whole DJ programming. She has a unique and daring style, mixing acapella with groove and punk and many more genres, a style she developed over the many years since she first cofounded “Full Mix” at Radio Campus, one of the first HipHop, R&B and Funk radioshows (1992). She has been a radiomaker since the age of 12, then a presenter for the Brussels disaspora Radio Campus show “Sous l’Arbre à Palabres”. Rokia Bamba also works as a composer of artistic sound pieces.

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Tue 31 • Call for artists – Expo Pink Screens 2019 • Bru

Brussels

Call for proposals for the exhibition of the queer film festival “Pink Screens 2019”
In the framework of the 18th edition of the Pink Screens festival that will take place in November (7-16) in Brussels, the association “Genres d’àCôté”organises an LGBTGI+ exhibition in the legendary cinema”Nova”.

Artists of any horizon, any gender, any sexual orientation, if multiple identities inhabit your artistic approach and your visual universe, reveal all your creativity without any shame and propose yourselves!

Send us your CV, site web, blog, Facebook page, portfolio and a letter of intent to the e-mail address expo@pinkscreens.org, before 31/7/2019.

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