QWOCMAP presents 4th Annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival
 FESTIVAL SCHEDULES: Overview
    View by: Date (FULL SCHEDULE)
    View by: Film Name
    View by: Director Name
All events and showings
at the Brava Theater,
2789 24th Street,
San Francisco, CA

4th Annual
2008 Queer Women of Color Film Festival

Festival Overview

The Festival is free admission - please arrive early to ensure your seating!

FRIDAY, JUNE 13
  7:30 pm
Doors
Open:
6:00 pm
Opening Night Screening: Kindred Queers
From a young girl's magical waltz with the moon, to a mother-daughter tango of fear and acceptance, to the quick turns of a dyke couple on a mission to conceive, these films will shake you in a samba of spirit and determination.
  10:00 pm Opening Night After Party ($5 - $20)
Celebrate the opening of the film festival!
Heavy Rotation @ El Rio: 3158 Mission Street, SF

SATURDAY, JUNE 14
  2:00 pm
Doors
Open:
1:00 pm
Panel Discussion & Retrospective Screening: PRATIBHA PARMAR
$10-$20   [tickets]
Internationally acclaimed, award-winning filmmaker Pratibha Parmar has deeply influenced mixed-genre filmmaking since the 80's and continues to bring fresh representations of queer women of color to the screen. Our Retrospective Screening highlights three influential films: Khush, an exploration of queer South Asians in diaspora; Bhangra Jig, a celebration of culture and desire; and Wavelengths, a quest for love and intimacy in cyberspace. Our Panel Discussion "Representations of Queer API Women in the Media" will address the challenges and achievements of queer Asian Pacific Islander women filmmakers. The panel will be moderated by Helen Zia
  5:00 pm
Doors
Open:
4:00 pm
Featured Screening: From Queer API Women With Love
This Featured Screening by queer Asian Pacific Islander women showcases powerhouse combinations, from a tricky tap dance with immigration agents, to lyrical interpretations of grief, to the dynamic strut of a queer secret agent, these films are a vibrant groove of heritage, humor and insight.
  8:00 pm
Doors
Open:
7:00 pm
Featured Screening: From Queer API Women With Love
Repeat Screening
SUNDAY, JUNE 15
  3:00 pm
Doors
Open:
2:00 pm
Centerpiece Screening: Sexily Subversive
From a 12-year-old who tip-toes around her boyish desires, to the visual legacies embodied by Black women, to the fierce shimmy of big bodacious babes, these films will spin, sway and swing you on the streets and between the sheets. Contains explicit content.
  6:00 pm
Doors
Open:
5:00 pm
Closing Night Screening: Delectably Yours
From a serial dater who always breaks up at the same restaurant, to a rebellious zapateado against green tortillas, to tasty platanos from the lands of merengue, salsa and calypso, these delectable films will move you while they satisfy your hunger for community and connection.
  10:00 pm Closing Night Party ($5 - $20)
Celebrate the close of the film festival!
Zap The Monkey Bar: 2730 21st Street, SF


All showings are free admission, unless otherwise indicated. Refreshments will be served.


Back to Festival Home