QWOCMAP presents 6th Annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival
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All events and showings
at the Brava Theater,
2789 24th Street,
San Francisco, CA

6th Annual
Queer Women of Color Film Festival

Festival Schedule - by Director Name


DIRECTORS
 

Dai Ming An - Bois Will Be Bois (2010)
Born to conservative Chinese-Taiwanese immigrants, film is a creative outlet for Dai Ming An's struggle to explain "the gay" to her mom.
OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY NIGHT

Edna Barrón - Passersby (2010)
Edna Barrón is a theater devotee making her debut as a filmmaker.
CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Lucrecia Bermudez - La Lectura (2010)
Born in Callao, Peru, Lucrecia Bermudez cultivates open-mindedness to nurture all of the ethnicities in her ancestry.
OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY NIGHT

Yolanda Bocanegra - For Nena P (2010)
Born in Pasadena, Yolanda Bocanegra works as a Foreman for the Port of Oakland and encourages everyone to Make Movies Not War.
CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY NIGHT

Kali Boyce - Bulldagger Women & Sissy Men (2010)
A Two-Spirit musician, Kali Boyce's adventures include CBGB punk band shows, B-grade horror movie audio and Drag King blues performance as King TuffNStuff.
CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Corey S. D. - The Color of 8 (2010)
A life-long Bay Area resident, Corey S. D., is interested in filmmaking to explore the depth and poignancy of the human condition.
CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY NIGHT

Kiz Dodds - Little Boxes (2010)
Raised in a lesbian bi-racial household, Kiz Dodds is compelled to address issues facing the queer women's community.
CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Heba Gamal - The Invitation (2010)
Originally from Egypt , Heba Gamal is an aspiring photographer who lives in San Francisco.
CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY NIGHT

Zoe Guy - Here We Go (2010)
Zoe Guy incites new world orders and humane perspectives by traveling through intentions, intricacies and ironies.
CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Alexa Hall - Logical Family (2010)
A Queer Black Femme artist out of Oakland, Alexa Hall's films explore the formations of identity.
CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY NIGHT

Debbie Hammond - Removing The Layers (2010)
A DC native and Religious Science Practitioner, Debbie Hammond has always had a strong desire to touch people's lives.
CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Jennifer Hatton - Calling Card (2010)
Jennifer Hatton is an aspiring butch filmmaker interested in self-exploration and visual arts.
OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY NIGHT

Aries Hines - The List (2010)
Aries Hines loves poetry, good hugs, the magic of words, burlesque, the arms of sweet butches and new recipes.
OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY NIGHT

Susannah Hong - Pretty Ugly (2010)
Susannah Hong loves pizza and beer, editing for hours, working out and telling hideous lies.
CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Carrie House - Two Embrace (2009)
Founder of the Gallup Film Foundation, Carrie House is a Nadle' (Two-Spirit) of Dine' Navajo and Oneida Iroquois descent.
FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY NIGHT

RaheNi I'naru - Sagrado (2010)
RaheNi I'naru is grateful to her ancestors for always standing by her side and whispering in her ear.
FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY NIGHT

Michelle Flash Ito - Transitional Love Object (2010)
Born in Hollywood, Michelle Flash Ito has acted/performed on stage and in films and this is Flash's directing debut.
OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY NIGHT

Melinda James - About Her (2010)
A San Francisco resident, Melinda James would like to continue producing films that explore the intricate lives of women.
OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY NIGHT

Louije Kim - Ferment Me My Heart (2010)
Louije Kim is an educator, occasional drag performance artist and recovering classical violinist.
CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Amal Kouttab - Fractions (2010)
A drama therapist, musician, social change activist and filmmaker, Amal Kouttab has worked with marginalized communities for over a decade.
OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY NIGHT

Bethany Lockhart - Home Is Where My Mother Is (2010)
A Program Coordinator at COLAGE, Bethany Lockhart is a COLAGEr, blogger, auntie and good friend who is so grateful to QWOCMAP for this opportunity.
CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY NIGHT

Esther Lucero - Killing the 7th Generation (2010)
Of Dine' Navajo and Latina descent, Esther Lucero is exploring film to affect public policy and create change for Indigenous people.
FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY NIGHT

Zemaya Martinez - Renacimiento de Una Bruja (2008)
Zemaya Martinez is a Curandera and Bruja utilizing the medicines of Nature to remember the Sacred and live in Balance.
FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY NIGHT

Dr. Melinda Micco - Killing the 7th Generation (2010)
An enrolled member of the Seminole Nation, Dr. Melinda Micco teaches at Mills College and researches contemporary oral traditions, American Indian and African communities and film.
FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY NIGHT

Michelle Miguelez - Hoops (2010)
New Orleans native Michelle Miguelez was born to Cuban/Honduran parents and is a Bay Area educator.
CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY NIGHT

Leticia Miranda - Con Una Lengua Que No Es Mia (2010)
A third-generation Chicana, Leticia Miranda is learning to love, fulfill her life's work and live her politics.
FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY NIGHT

Michelle Morales - Running on Empty (2010)
Michelle G. Morales works as a program evaluation consultant for nonprofit organizations in the Bay Area and Los Angeles.
OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY NIGHT

Margareth Ramos - To Be Salvadorian is To Be Half-Dead (2010)
A Queer Salvadoran American, Margareth Ramos values family, spirituality, social justice, community and works with urban youth in the Mission.
FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY NIGHT

Natalie Ruiz-Tofano - A Boy On The Side (2010)
Natalie Ruiz-Tofano is a filmmaker-in-progress, a music lover, a busy bee in nonprofits, and a seeker of all things awesome.
CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Monely Soltani - Passing Through Like Water (2010)
A mover and a shaker, Monely Soltani tells her story and those of her communities through art, film and social justice.
CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY NIGHT

Enid Stern - Pandora's Box (2010)
A San Francisco native, Enid Stern embarks on a new phase in life after a 25-year career in social services, sales and small business.
CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Dawn Surratt - I Know Where This Is Going (2010)
Blaxican and 'eighties dyke' Dawn Surratt is thankful for the opportunity to add to the diverse history of queer people in the U.S.
CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY NIGHT

Yvonne Tran - Our Houses: Taking Back Our Desires, Sexuality, & Power (2010)
A documentarian who focuses on stories that engage and provoke, Yvonne Tran lives, works, and loves in Oakland.
CENTERPIECE SCREENING - SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Morningstar Vancil - Wild Strawberries (2010)
Morningstar is Filipino by birth, American Indian by soul, a first-time filmmaker, 7 years cancer free.
FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY NIGHT

Ruth Villasenor - Traditional Indigenous Values (2010)
Of Chiricahua Apache & Mexican descent, Ruth Villasenor has been involved in activism since her first Two Spirit gathering in the 90's, and she is also member of BAAITS.
FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY NIGHT

J.D. Walker - The Postwoman (2010)
J.D. Walker is a published author, lecturer, and journalist.
OPENING NIGHT SCREENING - FRIDAY NIGHT

Rope Wolf - Two Spirit: Belonging (2005)
The former co-Chair of BAAITS, Rope Wolf is an Apache who was raised off rez in San Francisco. She writes, speaks and teaches in the LGBT and BDSM communities.
FEATURED SCREENING - SATURDAY NIGHT

Kortney Ryan Ziegler - Mamá Awilda: El Duet (2010)
Kortney Ryan Ziegler is an experimental filmmaker and scholar who lives in the Bay Area.
CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY NIGHT

Esther Zinn - Never The Bride (2010)
A freelance journalist, Esther Zinn is influenced by the zaniness of 1980's romantic comedies and romanticism of 1950's gay pulp.
CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING - SUNDAY NIGHT





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