Monthly September through May 8pm screenings of LGBTQ films from around the world at Mannheim at CinemaxX or Cineplex Planken, and also in 29 other German cities - in the film's original language, with German subtitles.
Third Saturdays, 10pm-5am. Gayphoria & Vogue Club Events for Gays / Lesbians & Friends with sound by guest DJs playing DANCE / CHARTS / BLACK / ELECTRO / CHARTS / 80s / 90s. Welcome shot + drink specials. Next: October (TBC).
Third Saturdays, 11pm-5am at Disco Zwei, T6, 14. Mannheim's coolest QUEER Club Party on two floors. Charts, pop & dance on the one hand and subtle deep yet impulsive electro sounds on the other. SEXY POP FLOOR w/ DJ U-GO-BOY + ELECTRO / HOUSE FLOOR. Probably no dates until October, See FB
Last Saturday each month at Alte Feuerwache, Brückenstraße 2, House and Dance party for LGBT crowd and friends.
September 2-6, 2020. Online Films: 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 8, 2020, 8pm. 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 refugee shelter community service, and meets Iranian siblings Banafshe and Amon. Their fragile relationship is increasingly tinged with awareness that their futures are unequal.
October 13, 2020, 8pm. 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 31, 2020, 11pm. Lass deinen Frühlingsgefühlen Luft! Deine HimbeerParty im März. The city's biggest monthly LGBTQ event w/ happy house/ dance music + the most beautiful boys and girls - new light and video technology. Last Saturdays of each month. Next: Nov 28; Dec 19. Party dates contingent on Covid-19 situation at that time.
November 10, 2020, 8pm. 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.
August 7, 2021 (TBC). The CSD Rhine-Neckar for Mannheim/ Ludwigshafen/ Heidelberg. Annual celebrations, cultural, political, and party events, cinema nights, walking tours, readings and political discussions. Friday Dyke March; Friday-Saturday CSD festival; Saturday CSD demo-parade at Mannheim Innenstadt. Also see CSD events in Karlsruhe + Wiesbaden.