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Oct 3: De Sidere 7, film screening & discussion

De Sidere 7

a screening & discussion with Nicolas Grandi & Lana Mati

October 3, Friday 5 to 7pm

Renowned Indian feminist scholar Lata Mani and Argentinian filmmaker Nicolas Grandi present their recent collaboration, an experimental 38 minute video entitled De Sidere 7, a meditation on desire, queer embodiment, and urban space shot [...]

January 31: After Tiller film screening

After Tiller

a film screening & discussion with Faye Ginsburg, Martha Shane, & Lana Wilson

Friday, January 31 6 to 8 pm

Post-screening discussion with co-directors and -producers Martha Shane and Lana Wilson.

Moderated by Faye Ginsburg, Center for Media, Culture & History, New York University

After Tiller (85 min, 2013, Dirs: [...]

REVIEW: Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded: “Things Change A Lot”

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Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded: “Things Change A Lot” New York University, 27 October 2011

The screening and panel discussion of Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded, co-sponsored by the NYU Asian/Pacific/American Institute and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, reflected the importance of “reloading” an analysis of popular representations of Asian women. The [...]

Screening: “Resisting Police Brutality and Criminalization: Short Films About Sex Worker Rights”

Screening: “Resisting Police Brutality and Criminalization: Short Films About Sex Worker Rights”

Where: Bluestockings, 172 Allen St., NY, NY When: Monday, October 24, 2011 from 7pm – 9pm

More Info: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=211142062286368

Join us for an evening of short films from the sex worker community exploring the impact of police brutality, repression, and criminalization on [...]

PRIDE MONTH PRESENTS: Captive Genders at NYU

A panel on trans/queer folks, mass incarceration and the politics of abolition. Tuesday, October 25 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm NYU Kimmel Center, Rosenthal 10th Floor 60 Washington Square South

Free, open to the public and wheelchair accessible.

Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex (AK Press)

Pathologized, terrorized, and confined, trans/gender non-conforming [...]

Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded

SLAYING THE DRAGON: RELOADED

film screening and panel discussion presented by the NYU Asian/Pacific/American Institute

Read a review of this talk!

October 27, Thursday 6 to 9 pm

Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded 2011, 30 minutes, USA director Elaine H. Kim

Confirmed panelists:

Benjamin Han, Cinema Studies, NYU

Elaine H. Kim, Ethnic Studies and [...]

Ke Kulana He Mahu: Remembering a Sense of Place film screening

KE KULANA HE MAHU: REMEMBERING A SENSE OF PLACE

a film screening and discussion with producer Connie Florez

April 5, Tuesday 6 to 9 pm

a film by Brent Anbe and Kathryn Xian 67 minutes, 2001, USA

For more film information, please visit http://www.zangpictures.net/Projects/KeKulanaHeMahu.html

This documentary examines how colonialism has profoundly shifted [...]

On Hostile Ground: film screening

ON HOSTILE GROUND

a film screening and discussion

March 9, Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Introduction by Faye Ginsburg, Anthropology, NYU

Post-screening discussion with co-director Jenny Raskin

a film by Liz Mermin and Jenny Raskin 71 minutes, 2001, USA

For more film information and trailer, please visit http://www.aubinpictures.com/ohg/.

On October 23, 1998, a [...]

Sex in an Epidemic film screening

SEX IN AN EPIDEMIC

A screening and discussion with filmmaker Jean Carlomusto

a documentary by Jean Carlomusto 70 minutes, color, USA, 2010

December 8, Wednesday 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Click here for trailer.

This pioneering documentary explores the personal, political and structural challenges that have continually hampered the best efforts of HIV educators [...]

Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, The Pillars of the Global Economy Film Screening & Discussion with Director Mark Schuller (CUNY)

The Africana Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies Programs Present: Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, The Pillars of the Global Economy Film Screening & Discussion with Director Mark Schuller (CUNY)

Monday November 1st, 2010 6:30pm to 8:00pm Dept of Social & Cultural Analysis at New York University 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor New York, [...]