Monthly LGBT dance party, 10pm at Tor Club, Sonnenstraße 26. with DJ duo Mashup Heidelberg - Pop, Charts, Dance, R'n'B; MEGA LASER SHOW, XXL special effects, live visuals
Monthly screenings of LGBTQ films from around the world, in Munich at Arena Filmtheater, and also in 30 other German cities - in the film's original language, with German subtitles.
Fridays 11pm-6am at NY.Club, Luxuspop weekly LGBTQ Pop Music Parties. Dance through the night until daylight with resident DJs, sexy bartenders and team Lexus. Saturdays 11pm-7am at NY.Club, Raw Riot electronic music queer dance parties w/ international guest DJs + supporting resident locals.
Leather Night fetish parties and Naked Nights at Underground for MLC members and registered friends. Leather jeans, breeches, engineers boots, leather jackets, leather shirts, gloves, harnesses and anything else made of leather. See website for more info.
Monthly at Oberangertheater (Oberanger 38). Disco parties by Jennifer Parks - €10 entry. DJs Louie Pacard and DJenny play mainstream, pop, Happy House and remixes. Big crowd of guys, theme nights.
Every Friday and Saturday night at 11pm, for 27 years. The cult movie: Janet and Brad find shelter with alien transvestite Dr. Frank N. Furter. Many other art-house and gay-interest films in original version languages.
Every Friday + Saturday, 11pm-7am. FRI: LUXUSPOP with Pop/Charts/Black/HipHop/Disco. SAT: Uplifting Progressive/Circuit/Vocal & Tribal House. Terrace/ Open-air smokers' lounge. - On hold until October 24th (if all goes well).
First Tuesdays, 6-10pm. Snowy afterwork Tuesgay/ foggy foggy night. Tunes by chris_LeGrand. Vintage homo porn. Swinging butts. Cozy drinks. Warm atmosphere/ snowy outside.
New 2020 date TBA, 5pm-12am at Muffatwerk Ampere Terasse. Instead of dancing there will be waving, instead of flirting there will be chatting, instead of fiddling there will be bingo! Bringing the Munich Queere Community together again on the beautiful Muffatwerk terrace! The Cremé-de-la-Cremé + supporting program to enchant you + bingo, quick quizzes, DJs, and drag queens.
September 2-6, 2020. Online: Becks; Benjamin; Bizarre, Buddies; Concussion; Équation à un inconnu; Five Dances; The Florence Foster Jenkins Story; The Four-Faced Liar; Los Fuertes; Jamie and Jessie are Not Together; Keep The Lights On; Little Men; Lola vers la mer; Love and Death on Long Island; Saturday Church; Pólvora en el Corazón; Xposed Shorts.
September 2-6, 2020 online. Fictional, documentary, experimental shorts from Britain, Canada, Germany, Hungary, Sweden, the USA: Stereotype - Inés Espinosa; Szép alak/ Beautiful Figure - Hajni Kis; Something Said - Jay Bernard; Be Mine Sometime - Carson Parish; Get - Martin Edralin; Pirate Boys - Pol Merchan; Itch/ Thrust - Olivia Kastebring, Julia Gumpert, Ulrika Bandeira.
September 2, 2020, 7pm. A child of prosperous millennial-generation Iranian immigrants, Parvis tries to escape Hildesheim provincial life with pop culture, grindr-dates and raves. Caught shoplifting, he does community service in a refugee shelter, and meets Iranian siblings Banafshe and Amon. Their fragile relationship is increasingly tinged with awareness that their futures are unequal.
September 2, 2020, 9:15pm. Wye and her Vogue sisters dance on the Port Authority bus station steps. Paul, stranded in New York, watches, attracted by her beauty and elegance. He dares to make the first move, and Wye takes him to meet her queer adopted family in the ballroom community, and then to her house. Realizing Wye is trans, Paul must question his ideas about identity and gender.
September 3, 2020, 7pm. Loving his grandmothers in need of care, but longing for a different life, Markus daydreams. Swarms of iridescent demons appear as harbingers of a queer urban family. Falling in love with Duc makes everything more complicated - his boxes are already packed for the move. Then a non-normative plan liberates him from conservative constraints of sexuality and gender.
September 3, 2020, 9:15pm. The tall, gaunt, young Iya has protected the son of her friend Masha during the war, but she has an attack of shock, causing a tragic accident. Learning her son is dead, Masha demands that Iya pay her debt. A devastating story of the horrors of war from a female perspective, but also a most unusual non-heterosexual love story.
September 4, 2020, 7pm. Soon after completing school, nineteen year-old Jonna leaves her small town life behind for the capital, Helsinki. LIfe in the big city is good, until one night after leaving a gay bar she is attacked by a male stranger. Saved by Piki, a 30-year-old butch woman, Jonna discovers she's fallen in love with her saviour.
September 4, 2020, 9:15pm. Hampus and Adrian split up from a long-term relationship. Hampus is relieved: hurt and disappointed by his ex all too often. But Adrian grieves deeply, not knowing how to go on. Even after both find new partners, he cannot forget the love of his life. Swedish director David Färdmar shows shards of a broken relationship and quiet hopes for new beginnings.
September 5, 2020, 5pm. Erika and Tine, both 81, have been a couple for 40 years, and live on a Brandenburg farm they restored themselves. In the GDR era they always had to fight for their personal and artistic freedom. In this documentary film they take a humorous look back, contextualising and contradicting the Stasi police files with memories, photos, paintings, sculptures and texts.
September 5, 2020, 7pm. Adam, age 16, visits his lesbian sister in New York City with great expectations: he wants to fall in love for the first time or at least finally have sex! He and Gillian, a student he meets at a queer party, share a spark - but she thinks he's a trans man, and he doesn't dare correct her. This leads to some amusing misunderstandings among her friends.
September 5, 2020, 9:15pm. In 1981, like all white young men, Nicholas Van der Swart must serve two years in the military, defending against communists, perverts and black people. That Nicholas is gay must remain a secret, as any moffie found among the troops is brutally harassed. But then, falling in love with fellow soldier Dylan, Nicholas finds he is now one of the deviants.
September 6, 2020, 3pm. Eleven-year-old Emma had always thought of her family as being like everyone else's - until her father Thomas outed himself, declaring he wanted to live as a woman. As Thomas became ever more elegantly dressed, the relationship between them changed - leading Emma to understand that sometimes change can be the most normal aspect of human affairs.
September 6, 2020, 5:30pm. In the Russian Jewish community of Brighton Beach a yeshiva student discovers clues to his sexuality in a most unlikely place, moving in with his widowed grandfather. As boys his age try to pick up girls, he is left awkwardly alone. With cues for queer audiences to pick up on, other men check out the boy, before his ecstatic loss of virginity to one of them.
September 6, 2020, 8:15pm. Twenty-year-old Jaime stabs his best friend to death during a night of drinking. Sent to prison he is put in a group cell run by Potro, the stallion, who, as Jaime's protector, makes him a prince. In return he expects loyalty and sex. The relationship fulfils Jaime's need for affection and belonging, but then a brutal power struggle breaks out.
September 9, 2020, 9pm. The child of prosperous millennial-generation Iranian immigrants, Parvis tries to escape Hildesheim provincial life with pop culture, grindr-dates and raves. Caught shoplifting, he does community service in a refugee shelter. Meeting Iranian siblings Banafshe and Amon, a fragile relationship is increasingly tinged with an awareness of their unequal futures.
September 14, 2020, 9-9:45pm. Celebrate rebirth after defeat. Phoenix from the ashes. A rocky road after failure is only shown if it leads to success; lows are seldom reported positively. Conversation explores how different failure can look; unembellished breaking of taboos. Perspectives of music businesspeople; failure traced in personal experience; no clichés or success recipes.
September 19 - October 4, 2020, Oktoberfest, the largest annual fair and beer garden in the world; over two weeks with over five million visitors, lots of beer & food. "GaySunday" at "Bräurosl" tent. See calendar of events.
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2020, 9pm-3am. Because we still don't know when we can open again, we're having Saturday street sales in front of NY.Club. Help us as a club to survive these times. All drinks (bottled goods, long drinks, shots) are sold to go only. The club is not accessible! Please observe distance rules and don't forget your protective masks.
October 9, 2020, 8:30pm-1:30am, online at Facebook Live. Summer is over. But despite the bitterly gray weather, there is hope. Surrounded by Burger King and Dönerbude, the phenomenal streaming studio of Harry Klein, will beam Bushbash sound directly into your living room this Friday. Featuring: or:khan (Bushbash), Tanaya Twain (WUT), STORM (Bushbash), TheJ, Kovi, and 2Spin.
October 11, 2020, 10am-10pm at Laurin. An old custom from South Tyrol, traditionally celebrated during harvest time, Törggelen is a feast for the senses, a social gathering and an aromatic variety of the finest hearty dishes and new wines. Try it yourself, at Restaurant Laurin at the Viktualienmarkt.
October 13-15, 2020, various. Germany's most important filmmaker, Fassbinder was engaging and demanding, quickly gathering many actresses, self-promoters and lovers around him. Shooting one film after another, he created festival sensations in Berlin and Cannes, but a chaotic professional and private life, manic work, physical exhaustion and heavy drug use soon claimed their victims.
October 14, 2020, 9pm. Twenty-year-old Jaime stabs his best friend to death during a night of drinking. Sent to prison he is put in a group cell run by Potro, the stallion, who, as Jaime's protector, makes him a prince. In return he expects loyalty and sex. The relationship fulfils Jaime's need for affection and belonging, but then a brutal power struggle breaks out.
October 24, 2020, 11pm-7am. Three Bars. Hosts: WINNIE & MUTTI, DEAN DEVILLE and TRACY DASH. DJs TBA. Circuit Dancers. Open Air Smokers Lounge. Special Visuals, Lights and Laser. Every Saturday Uplifting Progressive, Vocal + Tribal House, by international Top-DJs from Matinée, Rapido, Red+Blue, SuperMartXé, La Démence, Salvation and other Circuit-Parties.
November 11, 2020, 9pm. Eleven-year-old Emma had always thought of her family as being like everyone else's - until her father Thomas outed himself, declaring he wanted to live as a woman. As Thomas became ever more elegantly dressed, the relationship between them changed - leading Emma to understand that sometimes change can be the most normal aspect of human affairs.
November 15-21, 2020. Annual week by Internationale Münchner Filmwochen. One of the most important international festivals for emerging filmmakers. Typically 38 film schools from 22 nations take part. Festival Center: Filmmuseum, St-Jakobs-Platz 1, between Marienplatzand Sendlinger Tor. Tram stop (line 18): Reichenbachplatz.
December 18, 2020, 11pm-7am. Featuring: Ben Böhmer Live (Anjunadeep / Berlin); Buzzika (Electronic Monster / Harry Klein / München); Rakäthe (Electronic Monster / Harry Klein / Berlin); Separee; Schott (Electronic Monster / München); and Alicea (WUT / München). Visuals:
VJ Sicovaja (Electronic Monster / München).
March 3-4, 2021. Final days of events, loud parties, masquerade balls, costume parties and parades. "Crazy Season" finale up until Shrove Tuesday, wraps up with the Dance of the Market Women in the Viktualienmarkt. Each previous year The Prince and Princess of Narshala are elected in the Kingdom of Fools, November 11th at 11:11am to begin another season.
Early March, 2021. Exciting/funny/heartbreaking/experimental. Past year: 5B, Adam, And Then We Danced, Billie+Emma, Bohnenstange/Dylda, Kokon, Changing The Game, Garden left behind, Holy Trinity, Les Crevettes Pailletées, Matthias+Maxime, Monsters, Neubau, No hard Feelings, Saint Frances, Scream, Queen!, Straight Up, Uferfrauen/Lesbisches L(i)eben in der DDR, Queer Shorts...
June - July, 2021, 10 days, 200+ features, documentaries/ TV movies, at: RIO Filmpalast, Rosenheimer Straße 46: Filmmuseum St-Jakobs-Platz 1; Carl-Orff-Saal, Vortragsaal der Bibliothek, Rosenheimer Straße 5; Sendlinger Tor Filmtheater, Sendlinger-Tor-Platz 11; City Kinos, Sonnenstraße 12; AudimaxX, Bernd-Eichinger-Platz 1; ARRI Kino, Türkenstraße 91.
July 3-11, 2021 (TBC). The Pride Parade and Marienplatz street festival should be returning this year after the cancellations of 2020. See previous years' photos and 2021 updates at:
August 7, 2021 (TBC), 1pm-midnight - annual street party and festival also known as Schwules Strassenfest. Stage performances, vendors, food and drinks, dancing in the street, 3pm until 10pm when the party moves over to the clubs. See FB and website below for details.