KEYimageJune 13, 14, 15
10th annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival
Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project – QWOCMAP
Brava Theater, 2789 24th Street (at York), San Francisco
Various Times

Tickets: Free (suggested donations of $5-10 per person are welcome)

Pre-Screening Receptions
Q&A with Filmmakers
Wheelchair Accessible
Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Accessible
Childcare Available

Friday, Opening Night Screening “Babes, Hot Babes” at 7:30pm
Saturday Afternoon, Panel Discussion “Hotbed of Cool: Queer Women of Color Filmmakers” at 3pm
Saturday Night, Featured Screening “Seeds of Resistance” at 7pm
Sunday Afternoon, Centerpiece Screening “Go Tell It On the Mountain” at 2pm
Sunday Night, Closing Night Screening “Girl Power!” at 6pm

The 10th annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival celebrates a Decade of Love! with 32 new films in 4 screening programs that are fully captioned and subtitled.  The Festival Focus “Re-Generation” takes root in cultural legacies of sustaining the earth.  The festival will showcase films from the QWOCMAP Film & Freedom Academy tour of California, and new works from Colombia and Paraguay.  For the first time ever, ALL the films, including world premieres and festival circuit faves, will be accessible to the Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing community.  From the first bloom of desire between two queer Asian women to a juicy Black femme understanding her own allure, from young Iranian and Black Latina girls budding with their own power to the monumental strength of queer Asian refugees, these films sow seeds of fearless resistance, and cultivate joy and liberation.

SOCIAL MEDIA INFORMATION
Event/Project:  www.qwocmap.org/festival.html
Project Facebook Page:  www. Facebook.com/qwocff
Project Twitter:  www.twitter.com/qwocmapsf

FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 7:30PM
OPENING NIGHT SCREENING
BABES, HOT BABES

My Beautiful Resistance | PennyBaldado

My Beautiful Resistance | Penny Baldado

From a butch vocalist and a badass trucker blazing paths, to the first bloom of desire and a juicy femme discovering her allure, the heady fragrance of these date films will enthrall you.

Free in Song (Tiye Square-LeVias, 2014)
Trucker Kitty (Alice Choe, 2013)
My Beautiful Resistance (Penny Baldado, 2014)
Big Mama’s House (Denna Dean Aaron, 2013)
Interrogation (Tara Perez, 2013)
The Cake Factory (Jessica Praznik, 2013)
Possibly (Tracy Nguyen, 2014)
Dos Almas (Danielle Villegas, 2013)
Sweet & Hot (Tiffany Whigham, 2013)
Heft (Alexandria Wright, 2014)
Running Time:  92 minutes

SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 3PM
PANEL DISCUSSION
HOTBED OF COOL

Filmmaking germinates edgy creativity that profoundly alters the artistic landscape and cultivates audacious activism.  Join critically acclaimed queer women of color filmmakers as they discuss the art and transformative power of film.

SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 7PM
FEATURED SCREENING
SEEDS OF RESISTANCE

Push Pull|LilyOcampo

Push/Pull | Lilly Alvarez

From Black farmers and elders tilling tradition from beans, to preserving Indigenous watershed culture in Napa Valley, to rural Colombian women harvesting cassava out of scorching memories of war, these lush documentaries regenerate our legacies of growing our own food and sustaining our lands.

16 Seeds (Melinda James, 2012)
Malaysian Memories (Celeste Chan, 2014)
The Sky is the Roof (Beth Nelsen, 2014)
WoMan Native otHer (Megan Ortañez, 2014)
Push/Pull | Lilly Alvarez
Mujeres De Tierra: Sembrando Resistencia (Claudia Corredor y Aritza Ríos, 2013)
Running Time:  79 minutes

SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 2PM
CENTERPIECE SCREENING
GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN

La Justicia Nace En Mi | YaniraAriasSoriano

La Justicia Nace En Mi | Yanira Arias

From lies propagated by Catholicism, to churches that preach love but condemn LGBTQ people, to a beloved African-American community balancing Civil Rights and gay rights, these poignant films excavate the roots of homophobia and graft healing onto our spirits.

La Justicia Nace En Mi | Yanira Arias
Mentiras Que Dan Alas (Ruth Vera, 2013)
What’s It Like (Jovelyn Richards, 2013)
Adan Y Eva Vinieron A Mi (Nadia Capdevilla, 2013)
The New Black (Yoruba Richen, 2014)
Program Length: 76 minutes

SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 6PM
CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING
GIRL POWER!

Finding Hope | Rose Walker-Nicholas Hatten

Finding Hope | Rose Walker, Nicholas Hatten

From a girl in war-torn Iran drawing her resilience from fairytales, to a queer Vietnamese refugee growing into motherhood, to a burgeoning young Black lesbian finding acceptance, these films are ripe with hope and power!

Desert Lullabies (Monely Soltani, 2014)
Yo Soy Mi Centro (Camila Zabala, 2013)
Casey’s Hope (Sanjay Chhugani, Viet Hoang, Casey Huynh, 2013)
Liberation (Catherine Frost, Christine Liao, 2013)
Ñembotavy (Vanessa Paniagua, 2013)
Finding Hope (Nicholas Hatten, Rosie Walker, 2013)
The Un/belonging (Raquel Wells, 2013)
Keyed Up (Kim Castillo, Shannon Shue, 2013)
Closet Dance (Aaron Ornelas, Catherine Pope, 2014)
Hip Hop Dee (Tina Cates, 2014)
History of SFWAR (QWOCMAP Productions, 2013)
Girls You Know (Carie-Elena Edwards, 2014)
Running Time: 75 minutes

FUNDER/SPONSOR INFORMATION

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS)
California Arts Council
Grants for the Arts/Hotel Tax Fund
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Horizons Foundation
James Irvine Foundation
San Francisco Arts Commission
San Francisco Foundation
Zellerbach Foundation

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