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Opening Party for SAQMI at Umeå European Film Festival / Bildmuseet Umeå – Art Friday!
Friday 24th November 2017.

For the first time ever in Sweden The Swedish Archive for Queer Moving Images are compiling the history of queer moving images and storing it all in one place. A history that has been marginalized through oppression and self-censorship. Through methods such as documentation, interviews, archiving, screenings, presentations, workshops and discussions, the first platform of queer moving images in Sweden will be created.

The Swedish Archive for Queer Moving Images is a platform and an archive for queer moving images in Sweden, throughout history until the present day.
The Swedish Archive for Queer Moving Images is an indisputable venue for talks, discussions, meetings and screenings.
The Swedish Archive for Queer Moving Images is the link between those who create queer moving images and those that search for them.
The Swedish Archive for Queer Moving Images with the aid of queer archivists, historians, librarians, technicians and designers, creates a portal for queer moving images in Sweden.
The Swedish Archive for Queer Moving Images makes a hidden queer history of moving images available and visible, spreading it far and wide.
The Swedish Archive for Queer Moving Images works towards bolstering more people in daring to create the moving images they wish to see and find support for their vision.
The Swedish Archive for Queer Moving Images wishes to inspire young queer people to work with moving images.
The Swedish Archive for Queer Moving Images insures that queer moving images is written into the history.

With support from Kulturbryggan and Holger and Thyra Lauritzens stiftelse för främjande av filmhistorisk verksamhet. In collaboration with Valand Academy.