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Aks International Minorities Festival, Film – Art – Dialogue

Aks International Minorities Festival, Film – Art – Dialogue

Festival for Minorities

Thursday, 22 August 2024 until Thursday, 31 October 2024

Check their website for actual dates, they keep on changing them!

It's a very long festival!

"Aks International Minorities Festival, Film – Art – Dialogue" is a bi-national film and art festival that annually takes place both in Pakistan and Denmark. The festival screens films, accompanied by discussions and debates, organise educational workshops, art exhibitions and performing arts events that promote awareness and dialogue about issues impacting minorities and marginalised groups.

Aks International Minorities Festival was established in 2014 in Pakistan by a group of Pakistani and Danish activists seeking to improve the representation of queer and trans* people of colour, and only a year after in 2015, Aks has also held an annual festival in Copenhagen, bringing to focus the lives of queer minorities through a unique combination of film, workshops, art exhibitions and performance.

The festival has taken place annually in Pakistan and Denmark with focus on minortities and marginalized groups in the country among them with specific focus on BIPOCs and indigenous Khwaja Sira (transgender) community.

Aks Best Student Film Award
Aks Human Rights Award
Aks Acknowledgment for Community based Organisation (PAKISTAN only)