• “A theater [Qendra Multimedia] in Kosovo is not afraid of using art to confront entrenched prejudices and to build empathy” – George Soros

  • “Brave and honest theater performance. One of the most interesting theater company from the South Eastern Europe” – Kazaliste.Hr

  • “...a true story that sets an example for all the hope for freedom, happiness and prosperity in the Europe of our days. And the disappointment.” - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

  • “This is not the first attempt to use cultural events to bridge the gap between the countries. Polip, a literary festival in Pristina, first held in 2010, has Serbian writers among those regularly invited to participate.” - The Guardian

  • “…the play is an explosion of burlesque, music and possibly offensive humor; it is simply a riot.” - Prishtina Insight

  • “A Play with Four Actors and Some Pigs...,” […] is a playfully absurd, crude, and incredibly clever portrayal of Kosovo’s political scene.” - The Theater Times

Kosovo’s 55 Shades of Gay to be part of Belgrade Pride Theater Festival

Belgrade Pride Theater Festival, that aims to turn into an annual tradition, will kick off its first edition in Belgrade this year. This event organized by Heartefact Fund, aims to address challenges that members of LGBTIQ+ community in the region face everyday, through an artistic approach.

This year’s program of guest plays within the festival, will bring three plays to Belgrade. In their storylines, these plays deal with issues that are related to activism in protection of LGBTIQ+ members’ rights, sexuality, homophobia and love.

55 Shades of Gay, produced by Qendra Multimedia from Prishtina, and directed by Blerta Neziraj, deals with an environment of a rooted homophobia. Standing in opposite sides with political correctness, the play explores power relations that determine who and what we care for. Through the artistic approach, the play speaks about tolerance, activism, the fight for human rights and homophobia.

55 Shades of Gay will be played on September 10, at 8PM at Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade.