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A young man goes through a transformation after meeting a group of drag queens in a public toilet

  • Max Kutschenreuter
  • Max Kutschenreuter
  • Max Kutschenreuter
  • Franz Marius Lüttig
    Key Cast
    "Boy (young)"
  • Marvin Baudach
    Key Cast
    "Boy (mature)"
  • Mazy Mazeltov
    Key Cast
    "Drag mother"
  • Collete Verbena
    Key Cast
    "Drag #1"
  • Scarlet Turner
    Key Cast
    "Drag #2"
  • Anastasia
    Key Cast
    "Drag #3"
  • Minnie North
    Key Cast
    "Drag #4"
  • Goldie Vollhorn
    Key Cast
    "Drag #5"
  • Project Type:
    Music Video, Short
  • Genres:
    Fantasy, Thriller, Mystery, Music, LGBTQ, Drag Queen
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 13, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    200 EUR
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  • Our City Film Project
    Cape Town
    South Africa
    November 18, 2017
    Sub-Saharan African Premiere
  • Leeds Queer Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    August 4, 2017
    English Premiere, International Premiere
  • Berlin Film Nights
    August 28, 2017
  • The Short Nights of Berlin
    June 18, 2017
    German Premiere, European Premiere, World premiere
Director Biography - Max Kutschenreuter

Max Kutschenreuter (born in 1991 Nijmegen) is a Berlin based filmmaker. He graduated with a BFA from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam in 2014 with 2 short films (Icarus and Exopterygota) from the department of moving image (VAV).
After which he moved to Berlin to pursue his passion in film by working on several shorter and longer projects, and both fiction and non-fiction. Some of which have run successfully on several festivals over the world.
His films generally deal with themes of sexuality, coming of age, queerness, drag, masculinity and femininity, and interpersonal relationships.

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Director Statement

Dixie is a short fiction film set in contemporary times.

It deals with the confusing time between teenage years and adulthood from the point of view of a LGBT character. This transitional period for a gay teenager is especially confusing, as besides dealing with general coming of age problems, he is also tasked to figure out how he fits in the gay scene.
The movie deals with when the fantastical meets reality in a vision like dream, that seemingly offers perhaps more questions than answers.