October 3 +: QUEER MIGRATIONS & DIASPORIC INTIMACIES FILM SERIES

October 3, Monday: The Lulu Sessions (S. Casper Wong, USA, 2011) with director S. Casper Wong and New School professor Lana Lin November 7, Wednesday: Experimental films by Aykan Safoğlu & Sylvia Schedelbauer November 27, Tuesday: Lesbian Factory (Susan Chen, Taiwan, 2010) November 28, Wednesday: Rainbow Popcorn (Susan Chen, Taiwan, 2013) Click HERE for full […]

April 28: I Cannot Tell You How I Feel (41 min, 2016) & The Ties That Bind (55 min, 1985)

I Cannot Tell You How I Feel (41 min, 2016) & The Ties That Bind (55 min, 1985) film screenings & discussion with Su Friedrich April 28, Friday 5 to 7 pm Experimental filmmaker Su Friedrich presents her latest documentary, I Cannot Tell You How I Feel, featuring her mother Lore, who protests being taken to an independent […]

April 20: TREASURE: From Tragedy to Trans Justice Mapping a Detroit Story film screening

Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice Mapping a Detroit Story (63 min, 2015) a film screening & discussion with Emani Love April 20, Thursday 7 to 9 pm Registration required here. Treasure is a feature documentary about nineteen year old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug laws, the criminalization […]

Nov 11 to 13 :: BEYOND THE SCORCHED EARTH OF COUNTER-CINEMA: Laura Mulvey & Peter Wollen

Beyond the Scorched Earth of Counter-Cinema: Laura Mulvey & Peter Wollen a retrospective curated by Oliver Fuke featuring Laura Mulvey & many others November 11 to 13, Friday to Sunday times TBA This is the first U.S. retrospective devoted to the individual and collaborative features of film theorists Laura Mulvey (b.1941) and Peter Wollen (b.1938). After writing […]

Nov 4 :: PLEASURE PRINCIPLES: Bad Asians, Bottomhood, & the Belated Archive

Pleasure Principles: Bad Asians, Bottomhood, & the Belated Archive screenings & discussion with Erica Cho, Nguyen Tan Hoang, & Eve Oishi, and moderated by Gayatri Gopinath November 4, Friday 7 to 9 pm RSVP required. Click here to register. Curated by Leeroy Kang, A/P/A Institute Visiting Scholar As a historical, temporal, and aesthetic exploration into queer experimental Asian/Pacific cinema, this […]

March 5: Mosquita y Mari film screening & discussion

Mosquita y Mari (2012, 85 min., Dir: Aurora Guerrero) a screening & discussion with Emily Cohen & Aurora Guerrero March 5, Thursday 6 to 8 pm Aurora Guerrero, filmmaker Emily Cohen, anthropologist & filmmaker A coming of age story focusing on a tender friendship between two young Chicanas. Film trailer here. Kimmel Center for University Life […]

Nov 29: "Legalizing Eroticism": Masochism, Pleasure, and Queer Spectatorship in Mexican ‘Rumbera’ Films (1940s-1950s)

a talk by Laura G. Gutiérrez November 29, Thursday 6:30 to 8:30 pm Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor Laura G. Gutiérrez, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Arizona This presentation examines a number of cinematic texts that belong to a corpus of films from the so-called Golden-Age of Mexican cinema […]