PRIDE MONTH PRESENTS: Homotopia film screening at NYU
A film by Chris Vargas and Eric Stanley
Screening and Q and A with Eric Stanley and Ralowe T. Ampu
Monday, October 24 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm
NYU Kimmel Center, 912
Free, open to the public and wheelchair accessible.
Set sometime in the future-present Homotopia chronicles a group of radical queers dedicated to exposing the trouble with gay marriage, dismantling the State, undoing Empire, while looking totally fierce. Woven into the story of Yoshi’s adventures in love, resistance, and sex, is a critique of the crushing violence of homonormativity and its deadly perpetuation of US patriotism, conservative kinship structures and affective accumulation. Homotopia holds cinematic assumptions hostage through its motley assemblage of never-passing crew. Race, gender, ability and desire are reworked through an anti-colonial take of queer struggle creating a visual rhythm of melancholic utopianism that knows there may be no future but still hopes today is not their last. Love revolution, not State delusion, Homotopia.
watch the trailer here :