Fifteen years of shaping, forming, breaking, discovering and finding, XPOSED is about QUEER FILM in all it’s forms, glory, shame, distaste, trash and beauty. Sometimes it’s all in one and sometimes beautifully divided over 90 minutes.
XPOSED was started as a passion project, a passion for Queer Film, for Berlin and the ever expanding possibilities of storytelling within the world of Queer Film. To this day, the festival remains a passion project: It is made by people who enjoy making festivals, who enjoy queer films, filmmakers and queer Berlin, and this is reflected within the programming of the festival.
By not only screening some of the newest films around, XPOSED always mixes their programs with new and old films, be it in a short film program or a feature screening with a short. XPOSED enjoys creating programs and these programs can only be created by looking at the queer perspective from all corners of the world, perspectives that challenge normative views, propose an alternate way of thinking, and approach life and story telling from another way.
Created in 2006 by Bartholomew Sammut, the XPOSED Queer Film Festival Berlin has built itself with the aim of creating entertaining, odd, left of centre queer film programs that also in turn create further exposure for queer filmmakers on the global queer festival circuit and beyond. You can only be you when you are truly XPOSED. This festival, in the end, is about and for you.