QWOCMAP 2006 2017-11-10T20:19:19+00:00

2nd Annual QUEER WOMEN OF COLOR FILM FESTIVAL
QUEER WOMEN OF COLOR MEDIA ARTS PROJECT (QWOCMAP)

June 8 – Tender Justice – Young Queer Women of Color Shorts
June 9 – En Mi Piel: Borders Redrawn – A Bilingual Program of Queer Latina, Chicana & Mexicana Lesbiana Shorts
June 10 – Heart of the Flame – Queer Women of Color Shorts

All Programs at 7:00pm
Community Center / Rainbow Room

Tix: Free

From the tangled yearnings of Asian teenagers’ desires to the texture of forgiveness a Black lesbian learns from her grandmother to the frayed legacy of a Mexican border crossing to a tight-knit community of Two-Spirit American Indians, these films by queer women of color intertwine self, family and spirituality to weave a rich tapestry of our communities.

Thursday June 8 at 7:00pm
Tender Justice – Young Queer Women of Color Shorts  (90 mins)
Followed by Q & A Panel with Filmmakers

From tender first love to the gritty reality of hooking up to creating community to family acceptance, young queer women of color seek love and justice in this sizzling collection of shorts that will provoke and inspire.

Friday June 9 at 7:00pm
En Mi Piel: Borders Redrawn  (85 mins)
A Bilingual Program of Queer Latina, Chicana & Mexicana Lesbiana Shorts
Followed by Panel Discussion “Bridging Differences & Promoting Activism Through Film”

From Mexicana lesbianas at the 2nd Lesbian March in Mexico City to a trans Chicano’s journey to Mexico to the loss experienced during a family’s migration from Mexico, these poignant bilingual films cross numerous borders to transform and inspire.

Saturday June 10, 7pm
Heart of the Flame – Queer Women of Color Shorts  (100 mins)
Followed by Q & A Panel with Filmmakers

From a notorious butch mob boss to the pangs of unrequited love to the complex relationships with our fathers, these sassy and evocative stories of love, desire and loyalty will set your heart aflame!

Curated by Mónica Enríquez, Roiya Zahra and QWOCMAP Executive Director Madeleine Lim.

Festival Highlights!

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“Fathers” directed by Rachel Poulain “Las Mujeres” directed by Liliana Hueso
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“Messages” directed by Alyssa Contreras “Moment of Silence” directed by CC Sapp
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“Over Lunch” directed by Virada Chatikul “Quality Bad” directed by Rebeka Rodriguez
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“Serve Thy Master2” directed by Trina Espinoza “Sukiyaki Story” directed by April May
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“The Mark” directed by Arinthia Jones Tuberose” directed by Vanda Chong
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“Two Spirits” directed by Rope Wolf

QUEER WOMEN OF COLOR MEDIA ARTS PROJECT (QWOCMAP) promotes the visibility of queer women of color through the creation and exhibition of films & videos that reflect our life stories and the vital social justice issues that concern our communities.

Madeleine Lim

Madeleine Lim is the Executive Director of QWOCMAP.  She is an award-winning filmmaker with 18 years of film and video experience.  Her films have been featured at international film festivals, universities, museums and broadcast on PBS.