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GLBT History Museum: Dykes, Camera, Action! A History of Lesbian Cinema

July 31, 2020 @ 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. SPEAKERS HOW TO PARTICIPATE This event will take place online. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with a link and instructions on how to join the Zoom webinar as an attendee. The event will also be livestreamed on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/GLBTHistory/ and then archived on our YouTube page at https://bit.ly/2UyGVbG. ADMISSION Free | Suggested donation of $5.00 Register online here: https://bit.ly/2Yc535G The event is limited to 500 attendees. ASL INTERPRETATION ASL interpretation provided upon request. Please write at least three days in advance of event to leigh@glbthistory.org. JOIN THE GLBT HISTORICAL SOCIETY Become a member of the GLBT Historical Society for free museum and program admission, discounts in the museum shop and other perks: www.glbthistory.org/memberships Image credit: Poster for Dykes, Camera, Action! courtesy of Frameline Distribution.


July 31, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


GLBT History Museum
4127 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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