Außerhalb des Aquariums (Outside the Aquarium)

“Outside the Aquarium” is the new exhibition of protagonist Jonas. In his paintings he portrays his experiences as a black immigrant and part of the LGBT Community expressing his fears, loneliness and dreams for the future.

25 min
Dialogue: German
Subtitles: EN, ES, PT, FR

Director: Alex Mello
Director of Photography: Jakob Gehrmann
Screenplay: Fabio Brandi Torres, Alex Mello
Editing: Roberta de Lacerda Medina
Production Design: Maurício Virgens
Producer: Alex Mello, Jakob Gehrmann
Music: Mariano Tavares

Alex Mello, Julius Dombrink, Johannes Langolf, Mimi Marcia, Frank Rafael Bosse

Festival History:

05/2021 Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival, Canada
06/2021 Out & Loud – Pune International Queer Film Festival, India
07/2021 XVIII OutfestPerú Film Festival LGBTI, Peru
08/2021 KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, India
09/2021 Black Reels Film Festival Black Art Action Berlin, Germany
09/2021 Fabulous Independent Film Festival, USA
20/2021 Encontro de Cinema Negro Zózimo Bulbul, Brazil
10/2021 Reel Q: Pittsburgh LGBTQ+ Film Festival, USA
20/2021 Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana, Brazil
11/2021 Thessaloniki International G.L.A.D. Film Festival, Greece
10/2021 Festival de cine Africano de Argentina, Argentina
11/2021 Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival, USA
11/2021 Black Alphabet Film Festival, USA
11/2021 FOR RAINBOW – Festival of Cinema and Culture of Sexual and Gender Diversity, Brazil
11/2021 Inshort Film Festival Lagos, Nigeria
12/2021 Santo Domingo Outfest, Dominican Republic
01/2022 III Mocine, Brazil
03/2022 One Earth Awards, India
06/2022 Brazil New Visions Film Fest, Brazil
06/2022 Queerteenth Festival by QPOP, USA
07/2022 Curta o Gênero, Brazil
08/2022 Paraguay LesBiGayTrans International Movie Festival, Paraguay
10/2022 L’Afrique Fait Son Cinema, France
10/2022 Tels Quels, Belgium
11/2022 Internacional Queer Film Festival Playa del Carmen, Mexico
12/2022 Human Rights Film Festival, Brazil
04/2023 Latino & Native American Film Festival, USA
06/2023 International Migration & Environmental Film Festival, Canada
08/2023 SQUISH, Netherlands
09/2023 Massimadi Afro LGBT+ & Arts Film Festival, Canada
11/2023 Antiracist Film Days, Sweden
11/2023 Bradford Queer Film Festival, UK