Queer Women of Color Film Festival

thqwocmap June 11, 12, 13
6th Annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival
Brava Theater
various times
See Website: http://www.qwocmap.org/festival.html
[email protected]
The 6th annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival showcases films that transform history and shatter warped myths, drum with ancestral rhythms and rock the world to the beat of new beginnings.

Friday, June 11, 7:30pm – ROMANTIC RESONANCE

Our Opening Night Screening features the ways that we live and love, where yearning hands, ardent minds and hearts aching with diatonic frequency rock steady.

About Her (Melinda James, 2010)
La Lectura (Lucrecia Bermudez, 2010)
Bois Will Be Bois (Dai Ming An, 2010)
Running on Empty (Michelle Morales, 2010)
The Postwoman (Jamie Walker, 2010)
Calling Card (Jennifer Hatton, 2010)
The List (Aries Hines, 2010)
Fractions (Amal Kouttab, 2010)
Transitional Love Object (Michelle Ito, 2010)
Total Running Time: 74 minutes

Friday, June 11, 10:30pm – After Party

CURVE Magazine Opening Night Party with DJ Olga T & DJ Wepa

Saturday, June 12, 4:00pm – Performance & Celebration

Our Festival Focus events begins with a Performance & Celebration of Two-Spirit Artists to honor reclaiming our voices and visions.

Saturday, June 12, 7:00pm – RECLAIMING REMEMBRANCE

Our Featured Screening creates new Two-Spirit harmonies of tradition, spirituality and sexuality to shatter colonial legacies as well as modern conventions.

Con Una Lengua Que No Es Mia (Leticia Miranda, 2010)
To Be Salvadorian Is To Be Half-Dead (Margareth Ramos, 2010)
Renacimiento De Una Bruja (Zemaya Martinez, 2008)
Sagrado (RaheNi I’naru, 2010)
Wild Strawberries (Morningstar Vancil, 2010)
Two Embrace (Carrie House, 2009)
Two Spirits: Belonging (Rope Wolf, 2005)
Killing the 7th Generation (Esther Lucero, 2010)
Traditional Indigenous Values (Ruth Villasenor, 2009)
Total Running Time: 70 mins

Saturday, June 12, 10:00pm – After Party

After Party with DJ Black, DJ Ryan & DJ Cupcake

Sunday, June 13, 2:00pm – REVERBERATING ROOTS

Our Centerpiece Screening quivers with the vibrations of a queer yesteryear that keep us in tune with our ever-evolving communities.

Passersby (Edna Barron, 2010)
Here We Go (Zoe Guy, 2009)
Our Houses (Yvonne Tran, 2010)
Removing The Layers (Debbie Hammond, 2010)
Bulldagger Women & Sissy Men (Kali Boyce, 2010)
Pandora’s Box (Enid Stern, 2010)
Little Boxes (Kiz Dodds, 2010)
A Boy On The Side (Natalie Ruiz-Tofano, 2010)
Pretty Ugly (Susannah Hong, 2010)
Ferment Me My Heart (Louije Kim, 2009)
Total Running Time: 73 mins

Sunday, June 13, 6:00pm – RADICAL RELATIONS

Our Closing Night Screening rings of tender humor and poignant discovery of our history and future to form a polyrhythmic chorus of biological and logical families.

Passing Through Like Water (Monely Soltani, 2009)
I Know Where This Is Going (Dawn Surratt, 2010)
Mamá Awilda: El Duet (Kortney Ryan Ziegler, 2009)
Home Is Where My Mother Is (Bethany Lockhart, 2010)
Hoops (Michelle Miguelez, 2010)
Logical Family (Alexa Hall, 2010)
For Nena P (Yolanda Bocanegra, 2010)
The Color of 8 (Corey Dishmon, 2010)
The Invitation (Heba Gamal, 2010)
Never The Bride (Esther Zinn, 2010)
Total Running Time: 80 mins

Sunday, June 13, 8:00pm – After Party

Closing Night Party with DJ Eman & DJ Luna

Pre-Screening Receptions
Q&A with Filmmakers
Wheelchair Accessible
Official Pride Event
Official National Queer Arts Festival Event

Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project (QWOCMAP) creates, exhibits and distributes new films that authentically reflect the lives of queer women of color and address the vital social justice issues that concern multiple communities. Our vision nurtures queer women of color filmmakers as artist-activist leaders to create systemic change through art, activism and community building.