dir Sven Niemeyer
Karl Heinrich Ulrichs (1825-1895), was a lawyer, journalist, publisher, writer, pioneer of sexology and is known as the "first open gay man" and "LGBTQ+" activist in Germany. At the German Juristentag in Munich in 1867, he publicly called for the impunity of same-sex sexual acts for the first time in a speech, which led to tumultuous scenes among the audience and his speech being broken off. Even if many things have changed since then, there is still a long way to go...
words from the filmmaker
A friend of mine and I got bullied by a group of men, just a few meters away of the Hamburg Pride Street Parade in 2019. That was the moment when the idea was born to create a dance film about this situation...
why we love this film
Say it louder for the people in the back! "Ulrichs 1867" is a film with a powerful message and one that's beautifully told through movement.
Music & Sound design
Andreas Schütte / Elias Müller
ONE TRACK PONY, Translation: Dr. Nina Stedman
Ricardo Urbina / Calum Flynn / Alessio Impedovo
Marcelino Libao / David Rodriguez / Pascal Schmidt
Milena Junge / Yamile Tamayo Martinez / Franziska Wolf
Britta Köster / Fides Groot Landeweer / Jonas Stüdemann
Ali Tavakol / Serdar Gökduman / Ju Thomas
Frederik Reents / Melissa Holley / Michaela Thurner
Mariyama Ebel / Charlotte Grigoleit / Yannick Illmer
Franziska Kuropka / Kathi Damerow
Miss Vander Lizm Frl. Chastity Belt / Nicolas Köhler
Stephan Brauer / Danny Penninzula / Mark Philip
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