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16th International Feminist and Queer Festival Red Dawns

RED DAWNS are inviting to the Red Cycle in Black Theatre

to a documentary film WE CANNOT GO THERE NOW, MY DEAR by director Carol Mansour on Sunday 15th November at 8pm at Živko Skovtec. The documentary tells a piece of a story of Palestinian refugees being refugees twice over.
The screening will be followed by a discussion.
At the event we will be collecting contributions to support the refugees!

Kindly  welcome!

Red Dawns Red Cycle takes place every third Sunday in Živko Skvotec (Factory Rog, main building, 1st floor left). We screen feminist and queer movies and discuss exposed issues. Above all it is a place for socializing, networking and the development of ideas and potential actions.

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4 MOON PHASES BEFORE RED DAWNS

For anyone impatiently anticipating the next, 17th, feminist and queer festival Red dawns, as well as for those who need a regular dosage of feminist and queer events, we are preparing an event with a diverse program.

Join us on 12th November at 8pm in Rog’s Concert Hall!

THE PROGRAM:
-The presentation of the new edition of the Gender-Apokalipsa journal, dedicated to feminist science fiction literature
-She Said Destroy! (It.) – concert
-Music: Secret lover (Slo.)
-The screening of parts of feminist and queer pornographic films

More about the program – here.

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RED DAWNS are inviting to the Red Cycle in Black Theatre

to a documentary film Not Who We Are by director Carol Mansour on Sunday 18th October at 8pm at Živko Skovtec. The documentary highlights the plight of refugee women from Syria who have sought refuge in Lebanon over the past two years.

Kindly  welcome!

Red Dawns Red Cycle takes place every third Sunday in Živko Skvotec (Factory Rog, main building, 1st floor left). We screen feminist and queer movies and discuss exposed issues. Above all it is a place for socializing, networking and the development of ideas and potential actions.

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RED DAWNS present:

Red cycle: CALVIN JOHNSON (USA, K Records) & LIME CRUSH (A, Fettkakao)
19th October 2015 at 20:00 in Plac Boris, Rog Factory, Slovenia

Red cycle is a set of feminist and queer off-festival events by the Red Dawns collective. This time we’re announcing a concert of an American singer-songwriter CALVIN JOHNSON, one of the co-founders of the legendary K Records and a member of Beat Happening. This will be his first time performing in Slovenia. The concert evening will be opened by the Austrian band LIME CRUSH, who was influenced by both DIY punk and riot grrrl ethos.
You’re kindly invited to join us!
Since music speaks louder than words, we advise you to check the artists’ videos and Bandcamp site.

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Open calls for Red Dawns Festival 2016

Marking its 17th year, the International Feminist and Queer Festival Red Dawns will take place at various venues of AKC Metelkova Mesto and elsewhere in the beginning of March 2016. We are announcing an open call for artists and volunteers.

Submission deadline: 6 September 2015

Open call for performers, artists, academics, activists
Performers, visual artists, musicians, theoretics, activists, researchers and collectives, whose work explores issues of the body, gender identity and sexuality, are invited to participate in the festival. Feminist and queer views on other axes of difference and aspirations for social justice are also welcome. Priority will be given especially to aspiring artists. Proposals should include a brief description and content of the project and its technical requirements, as well as the applicant’s CV. The document should contain no more than 1000 words!

They can be submitted by e-mail: rdece.zore@gmail.com (Subject: Application 2016). The selection of participants will be final by the end of 2015. The selected proposals will be realised at our best – considering the available funds and equipment.

Open call for volunteers
If you wish to gain experience in organizing a festival, actively participate in the programme-making and promotion, interact with the festival participants and get a deeper insight into feminist and queer topics, write to: rdece.zore@gmail.com (Subject: Cooperation 2016).

Those with knowledge of footage recording and camera editing are also invited to participate and contribute to the video documentation of the festival. Examples of our previous documentation can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBvUChErL5EjhywbMlgXQ6g/videos. Contact us at: rdece.zore@gmail.com (subject: Video 2016).

Students looking for traineeship are also welcome to join us.

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RED DAWNS present:
13 May 2015 at 21:00 in Menza pri koritu, ACC Metelkova, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Red cycle: DES ARK (USA) & Benchwarmers (CRO)

Red cycle is a set of feminist and queer off-festival events by the Red Dawns collective. This time we’re announcing a concert of American band DES ARK, which will perform in Ljubljana for the third time, but in a new formation. Singer-songwriter Aimée Collet Argote, who is the main driving force behind Des Ark, will be joined on stage by the guitarist Taylor Holenbeck, also a member of the band Appleseed Cast. The concert evening will be opened by the Croatian indie rockers BENCHWARMERS.

You’re kindly invited to join us!

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16. international feminist and queer festival Red Dawns will begin on 5th March. You are invited to check out the pre-festival event, the exhibition of Anna Ehrlemark The Ring on Friday 27th March 2015 at 8 p.m., infront of Night Window Display Gallery Pešak, ACC Metelkova mesto.

Between 6th and 8th March you are also kindly invited to the 3rd Deuje babe festival, organised by CMAK, Cerkno.


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You are invited to

RED DAWNS CARNIVAL BENEFIT PARTY

Tuesday, 17th February at 9 pm

The team of feminist and queer festival Red Dawns is now working at full speed for preparation of the 16th edition of the festival, which will take place between 5-8th of March, 2015. You can express your support for the festival on Carnival Night with your attendance at the benefit where you can show to others: new radiating haircuts, new political belief, unstable sexual identity, hidden relations with the opposite or same gender or indispensable sense for disco choreography! This years’ carnival theme: (in)famous couples and collectives. Weetsch nas boo, prhey bhomo nah tzheelyhuu!

Scenarios:
21:00 – Doors
22:00 – Caraoke
1:00 – SVEMIR MANGO

Caraoke: Traditional carnival benefit will be once again moderated and performed by Meta! It’s you who and your listeners who will be having fun the most!

Music: SVEMIR MANGO in free and trapped time s/he is a Russian scientist. Carnival Tuesday is her/his favorite time of the year when s/he can do identity experiments. When s/he dances it’s for real and when s/he does it so cordial and to all the music of the world.

Dress code: (In)famous couples and collectives. Invited masks and mardi gras lovers in following styles: John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Thelma & Louise, Die Rote Zora und ihre Bande, Three musketeers, Baader-Meinhof Group, Svi goli pa ko šta voli, etc.

Doors: 21h
Caraoke: 22h

Organization: Rdeče zore
Support: Menza Pri Koritu