by Rex Wockner
International News Briefs
Serbia’s first gay film festival, “Merlinka,” takes place Sept. 11-13 in Belgrade.
It is named after the late transgender actress Vjeran Miladinovic (“Merlinka”) who starred in Zelimir Zilnik’s film Marble Ass.
The festival will screen Kennedy Is Getting Married (Serbia), Marble Ass, Ghosted (Germany), Otto: Or, Up With the Dead People (Germany), An Englishman in New York (United Kingdom), Beyond the Pink Curtain (UK), Queer Sarajevo (Bosnia), The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela (France, Iceland), Love Sick (Romania) and Love Songs (France).
Financial supporters of the festival include the French Cultural Center and the British Council, said http://www.GayEcho.com.