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Conclusion: Entangled Post-Yugoslav Queer Festival Sphere

  • Sanja Kajinić
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Abstract

This chapter offers a conclusion to the analysis through a reflection on the history of post-Yugoslav queer festivals in the period between 2003 and 2012. Throughout the book, this intensive decade was accounted for as a post-Yugoslav queer festival “wave”, and the conclusion sees it as still ongoing at the time of writing in 2019. One reading key of this research consisted of comparing programming strategies of the Queer Zagreb festival as a festival of queer performing arts, and of the Ljubljana gay and lesbian film festival as an international LGBT film festival. Another important perspective was to engage with the voices of festival participants and their emic understanding of their festivals and the regional festival field. The book ends with a look at the current situation in the entangled field of regional queer festivals, still in the making.

Keywords

Festival wave Regional connections Organizers Audiences Post-Yugoslav queer festivals 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanja Kajinić
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  1. 1.School of Political SciencesUniversity of BolognaForliItaly

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