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Starts:
Jul
21
2015

Bad Asians Pt. 1 + Deux!


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Tue Jul 21, 2015 20:00 - Tue Jul 21, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Richard Fung, Steam Clean, video, 3:30 min., Canada, 1990 Erica Cho, School Boy Art, Super-8 on digital video, 10:50min., US 2004 Nguyen Tan Hoang, 7 Steps to Sticky Heaven, video, 24:00min., US 1996 Patty Chang & Anie Stanley, Paradice, Super-8 on digital video, 15:00min., US 1996 Lynne Chan, JJ Chinois, video, 5:31min., US 2002 A program that pays tribute to the original "Bad Asians," coined by film scholar Eve Oishi, as a pioneering movement of ...


Starts:
Jul
19
2015

Read Only Memory


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Sun Jul 19, 2015 19:00 - Sun Jul 19, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
John Maybury, Read Only Memory, video, 186min., 1998 Filmmaker John Maybury (perhaps best known for Love is the Devil or the "Nothing Compares 2 U" music video) creates a portrait of his friend Leigh Bowery (who died four years before this video was completed) in this trip elegy to club culture. As Gary Morri writes, the epic dance/trance video takes in "gender politics, anticonsumerism, cultural imperialism, AIDS, bizarre computer art, trance music and imagery." Le ...


Starts:
Jul
18
2015

Hot Dogs


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Sat Jul 18, 2015 21:00 - Sun Jul 19, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
G.B. Jones, Hot Dogs, super 8mm on HD video, 1:34min. (loop), 1987/2015 Toronto punk icon G.B. Jones' Hot Dogs is a short, bite-sized video of juicy wieners slowly turning on their warming spigots, here looped in tantalizing and mundane perpetuity. Hot Dogs can be seen as a wry meditation on our society's phallocentrism and in dialogue with the Lower East Side's rich history of sidewalk vending and cruising (two activities which intermingle outside the public ...


Starts:
Jul
17
2015

She Said Boom: The Story of Fifth Column


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Fri Jul 17, 2015 21:00 - Fri Jul 17, 2015

Location:
Brooklyn, New York

Description:
Kevin Hegge, She Said Boom: The Story of Fifth Column, video, 64min., 2012 She Said Boom: The Story of Fifth Column is a documentary about the pre-riot girl, all women, Canadian, queer, experimental punk band, Fifth Column. Fifth Column was formed in Toronto in the early 1980s by a group of women who didn't know how to play or write music. Their raw but determined D.I.Y. approach created powerful punk music from their very first ...


Starts:
Jul
16
2015

The Practice of Everyday Freedom: Wave, Womanism and Villanelle


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Thu Jul 16, 2015 19:30 - Thu Jul 16, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
In 1994 WAVE, a group composed largely of women of color, (Marcia Edwards, Alexandra Juhasz, Aida Matta, Juanita Mohammed, Sharon Penceal, Glenda Smith, Carmed Velasquez) came together to support each other and explore their roles as caregivers within the HIV/AIDS crisis. WAVE produced videos, including a series of self portraits, to be shown in communities. Almost twenty years later Hayat Hyatt went looking for black queer history and found new friends, the ongoing impacts of ...


Starts:
Jul
15
2015

History Doesn't Have to Repeat Itself


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Wed Jul 15, 2015 19:30 - Wed Jul 15, 2015

Location:
Bronx, New York

Description:
Stéphane Gérard, History Doesn't Have to Repeat Itself, video, 84min., 2014. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker. What does history sound like? look like? feel like? The genre of the educational documentary is queered in Stéphane Gérard's History Doesn't Have to Repeat Itself in which Sylvia Rivera's battle cry in the Stonewall era is used to crack open what we think we know about how we got to this moment of queerness and assimilationist ...


Starts:
Jul
13
2015

Your Words Give Me a Headache


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Mon Jul 13, 2015 19:00 - Mon Jul 13, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Kajsa Dahlberg, Female Fist, 20 min, HD video, 2006 Dylan Mira, Untitled (Agua Viva), 13min, HD video, 2013 Mariah Garnett, Picaresques, 20min, 16mm transferred to HD video, 2011 Your Words Give Me a Headache is a group program that brings together the work of contemporary feminist filmmakers thinking about language, the fluxes between literature and moving image, matters of expression, experience, representation and communication's failure. The films tackle social relationships and unconventional story-telling, ranging from ...


Starts:
Jul
12
2015

Fun Down There


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Sun Jul 12, 2015 16:00 - Sun Jul 12, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Roger Stigliano, Fun Down There, 89min, 35mm transferred to DVD, 1989 Shot in 1988, Fun Down There is a fresh portrayal of a few days in the life of Buddy, an alienated upstate queer teenager that decides to leave his parents' house to try his luck in New York City. A rather less known title, this film portraits with humor and tenderness a moment of intense gay sexuality in New York. From cruising in the ...


Starts:
Jul
11
2015

Dzi Croquettes


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Sat Jul 11, 2015 20:00 - Sat Jul 11, 2015

Location:
Brooklyn , New York

Description:
Rafael Alvarez and Tatiana Issa, Dzi Croquettes, video, 110min., 2009. The documentary Dzi Croquettes examines the national and global impact of this 1970s theater-dance troupe on queer visibility, and the subversive possibilities of dance, theater, and performance in the context of Brazil's military dictatorship. Secret Project Robot is a dynamic cultural space that encourages communal, convivial, interactive engagement with art and performance. The venue seeks to emphasize the importance of artistic creation and reception in ...


Starts:
Jul
10
2015

Field Visits for Chelsea Manning


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Fri Jul 10, 2015 21:00 - Fri Jul 10, 2015

Location:
Brooklyn, New York

Description:
Lance Wakeling, Field Visits for Chelsea Manning, HD video, 49min., 2014. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker. Filmmaker Lance Wakeling tracks the route former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was taken on during her transfer and imprisonment before her trial for releasing classified documents to Wikileaks, from Kuwait to Virginia, Kansas, and Maryland - reflecting a landscape of mass-detention, endless war, whistleblowers, and America's unresolved history of race. Union Docs is a center for ...


Starts:
Jul
09
2015

Joan Jett Blakk Announces Candidacy for President


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Thu Jul 09, 2015 20:00 - Thu Jul 09, 2015

Location:
Brooklyn, New York

Description:
Bill Stamets, Joan Jett Blakk Announces Candidacy for President , video, 25min, 1992 Gay and Homeless in the West Village , Tom Iorio, 25min, 1995 In 1992, Joan Jett Blakk, an African American drag queen, ran for President of the United States under the slogan "Lick Bush in '92." This archival footage from the Media Burn Independent Video Archive features Joan Jett Blakk in a bar in Chicago, announcing candidacy on a platform that represents ...


Starts:
Jul
08
2015

Bijou


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Wed Jul 08, 2015 20:30 - Wed Jul 08, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Bijou is Wakefield Poole's second venture into gay pornography, after releasing Boys In The Sand in 1971 with a huge success. Bijou is an oddity beyond description: a construction worker is shepherded into a sex club in an unrecognizable Meatpacking district, guided by what seems like an accident. This lucky misfortune grants him the entrance to a parallel dimension where the questioning of all certainty happens via liberated sex and with orgy as a rite-of-passage. ...


Starts:
Jul
07
2015

Break the Rules


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Tue Jul 07, 2015 19:30 - Tue Jul 07, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Malic Amalya, Drifting, 16mm, 18min, 2010 Kristin Galvin, Project B*ambi, 5min, 2007 Sadie Benning, Judy Spots, 13min, 1995 Through watching disobedient, queer film and video, we can begin to question why rules were placed where they are in the first place. Malic Amalya's beautiful and haunting Drifting, shows us the space of the damaged and discarded through re-purposing and re-photogrpahing frames of found 8mm home movies. In Project B*ambi, Kristen Galvin breaks all the rules ...


Starts:
Jul
06
2015

Misadventures in Black Dyke Dating in the 90s


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Mon Jul 06, 2015 19:30 - Mon Jul 06, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Cheryl Dunye, Greetings From Africa, 16mm on dv, 10min., 1994 Jocelyn Taylor, Frankie and Jocie, video, 20min., 1994 Dawn Suggs, I Never Danced the Way Girls Were Supposed To, video, 7min., 1992 Aarin Burch, Spin Cycle, video, 5min., 1991 Shari Frilot, What Is A Line? , video, 10min., 1994 A showcase of films from the 1990s by black queer women filmmakers, exploring the trials and traumas of navigating dating and love at the intersections of ...


Starts:
Jul
05
2015

She's a Talker


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Sun Jul 05, 2015 19:00 - Sun Jul 05, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Neil Goldberg, She's a Talker, video, 1:30, 1994 Created in 1993, Neil Goldberg travelled all 5 New York boroughs to record about 80 gay men stroking their cats saying "She's a talker." He edited his footage down to two-second snapshots of each man, his cat and his home. Goldberg says of the work, "though the premise is unabashedly campy, the work was created at a time when many people around me were dying, and that ...