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GLBT History Museum: Evoking Two Spirit Experience Onscreen

November 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An evening of short films created by Two Spirit people offer insight into their lives and their spirituality. Most of the films were produced through the QWOCMAP – Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project. A discussion with the filmmakers follows the screening.

“Journey to the Drum” (2009); 4 minutes. Filmmaker: Phoenix Lara. A short digital story about Phoenix Lara sending out a call to the Creator and their journey to the drum as a Two Spirit person.

“Renacimiento de una Bruja” (2008); 9 minutes. Filmmaker: Zemaya. Many years after a Two Spirit Xicana woman raised in the city experiences a spiritual awakening that connects her more deeply with her ancestors, she is guided to live on a country hilltop.

“Traditional Indigenous Values” (2009); 10 minutes. Filmmaker: Ruth Villasenor. The dissonant frequencies of colonization and Proposition 8 spark new thinking.

“Tuupash” (2018); 5 minutes. Filmmaker: L. Frank Manriquez. Native American song and meaning glow through a looming sky and give birth to resilience.

“Two Spirits Belonging” (2005); 10 minutes. Filmmaker: Rope Wolf. Spiritual connections abound throughout the Bay Area urban reservation.

Cosponsored by Bay Area American Indian Two Spirits (BAAITS)

The GLBT History Museum
4127 18th St., San Francisco

$5.00 | Free for members
Get your ticket here: https://bit.ly/2Oyswdo

ASL interpretation provided upon request. Please write at least three days in advance of event to nalini@glbthistory.org.

Here’s where to become a member of the GLBT Historical Society: goo.gl/WjkGSn


November 8, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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