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GLBT History Museum: Dykes, Camera, Action! A History of Lesbian Cinema
July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
A screening of director Caroline Berler’s 2018 documentary “Dykes, Camera, Action!”, which examines queer women’s cinema from the mid-twentieth century through the present. Lesbian filmmakers have used the cinema to build visibility and transform the social imagination about queerness.
The documentary features filmmakers Barbara Hammer, Su Friedrich, Rose Troche, Cheryl Dunye, Yoruba Richen, Desiree Akhavan, Vicky Du, film critic B. Ruby Rich, Jenni Olson, and others as they share moving and often hilarious stories from their lives and discuss how they have expressed queer identity through film. The screening will be followed by s prerecorded panel discussion with some of the interviewees, moderated by Jenni Olson.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Free | Suggested donation of $5.00
Register online here: https://bit.ly/2Yc535G
The event is limited to 500 attendees.
ASL interpretation provided upon request. Please write at least three days in advance of event to email@example.com.
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Image credit: Poster for Dykes, Camera, Action! courtesy of Frameline Distribution.