QWOCMAP presents 7th 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

7th Annual
Queer Women of Color Film Festival

Films

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  • 36A
    AC (2011)
    Witnessing the death of his father ignites the transition and spiritual journey for a transsexual man whose top surgery leaves behind 36A.
    FEATURED SCREENING Igniting the Intersections SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm
  • 3Girlz & 9Lives
    Kiz Dodds (2011)
    It's drama, dilemma and desire galore for 3GIRLZ & 9LIVES.
    CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING Fierce Entanglements SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 6:00 pm
  • Above Deliverance
    Teresa Moore (2011)
    Finding love after abuse helps a carnival girl to soar ABOVE DELIVERANCE.
    CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING Fierce Entanglements SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 6:00 pm
  • Ain't I A Woman
    Kebo Drew (2011)
    AIN’T I A WOMAN celebrates the luminous enduring beauty of Black Femmes and Black transgender women.
    FEATURED SCREENING Igniting the Intersections SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm
  • Angel
    Jazmin Jamias (2010)
    Dealers hire an ANGEL nurse to administer drugs to addicts.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SAT Soaring Past Survival SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 3:30 pm
  • Avotcja
    Ava Square-LeVias (2011)
    With hiss and sizzle, AVOTCJA traverses poetry, music and performance.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SUN Homegrown Gifts SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2:00 pm
  • Back To Life
    Desi del Valle (2009)
    A grieving woman comes BACK TO LIFE after a friend helps to jump-start her heart.
    OPENING NIGHT SCREENING Finger Sucking Good FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 7:30 pm
  • Bound
    Bianca Williams / Be Steadwell (2010)
    Lovers and exes are BOUND in ardor and heartache.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SAT Soaring Past Survival SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 3:30 pm
  • The Bus Pass
    Narissa Lee (2010)
    After a shy girl catches a stranger’s eye, THE BUS PASS glows with potential.
    OPENING NIGHT SCREENING Finger Sucking Good FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 7:30 pm
  • Cantaloupe
    Meja Tyehimba (2009)
    A day at the lake and a moment of fantasy make CANTALOUPE drip with desire.
    OPENING NIGHT SCREENING Finger Sucking Good FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 7:30 pm
  • Cooking Curiosities
    Lourdes Rivas (2011)
    A young Latina starts COOKING CURIOSITIES and chiles rellenos in her tia’s kitchen.
    OPENING NIGHT SCREENING Finger Sucking Good FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 7:30 pm
  • Counterrevolutionary
    Vanessa Lewis (2011)
    The confluence of tangled love lives and literary housemates isn’t COUNTERREVOLUTIONARY.
    CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING Fierce Entanglements SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 6:00 pm
  • Figure Drawing
    Shiu-chin Linda Hsu (2011)
    Sweltering dreams and secret longings emerge in a FIGURE DRAWING.
    CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING Fierce Entanglements SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 6:00 pm
  • Flight
    Jamilah King (2011)
    The burning loss of a sister and an old neighborhood combine to take FLIGHT.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SAT Soaring Past Survival SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 3:30 pm
  • The Gift Of Family

    QWOCMAP Productions / ZUNA / NIA Collective
    (2011)
    Black lesbians raising children reveal THE GIFT OF FAMILY.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SUN Homegrown Gifts SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2:00 pm
  • Grace and Fierceness
    Zemaya Martinez (2011)
    Spiritual activist Afia Walking Tree drums a rhythmic path with GRACE AND FIERCENESS.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SUN Homegrown Gifts SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2:00 pm
  • Help Wanted
    Truc Thanh Nguyen (2011)
    In the heat of desperate times, HELP WANTED doesn’t apply to a genderqueer Asian looking for employment.
    FEATURED SCREENING Igniting the Intersections SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm
  • Hollering Back
    Ines Ixierda (2011)
    Fierce women are HOLLERING BACK at public street harassment.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SAT Soaring Past Survival SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 3:30 pm
  • In the Key Of D
    Meja Tyehimba (2011)
    A smoking talented jazz trumpeter sets it off IN THE KEY OF D when she makes a decision that will change her life forever.
    FEATURED SCREENING Igniting the Intersections SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm
  • La Petite Salon
    Caroline Le (2010)
    Vietnamese mother’s rigid expectations engulf her daughter and LA PETITE SALON.
    OPENING NIGHT SCREENING Finger Sucking Good FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 7:30 pm
  • Learning and Unlearning Invisibility

    Sarah Hark Sun Hamburger
    (2011)
    A Femme welds together her strengths and identities in the process of LEARNING AND UNLEARNING INVISIBILITY.
    FEATURED SCREENING Igniting the Intersections SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm
  • Legally Challenged
    Priti Narayanan (2011)
    After a job loss, a South Asian lesbian couple finds themselves LEGALLY CHALLENGED to hold onto their love.
    CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING Fierce Entanglements SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 6:00 pm
  • Like This
    Alexander Lee (2011)
    For a Chinese transman, balmy pleasures, music and joy intermingle in life just LIKE THIS.
    FEATURED SCREENING Igniting the Intersections SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm
  • Making It Home
    Dai Ming An (2011)
    Through softball, the LGBTQ community is MAKING IT HOME.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SUN Homegrown Gifts SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2:00 pm
  • Moving Boxes
    Danielle Brown (2011)
    A woman’s identities coalesce into wholeness when she thinks outside her MOVING BOXES.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SAT Soaring Past Survival SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 3:30 pm
  • My Way (Câu An)
    Vinh Vû (2011)
    A Vietnamese divorced mother creates her own path toward her new sexual identity in MY WAY.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SAT Soaring Past Survival SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 3:30 pm
  • Out On Love
    Alice Choe (2011)
    Social awkwardness and blinds dates leave a pining lesbian OUT ON LOVE.
    CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING Fierce Entanglements SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 6:00 pm
  • POCAT: People Of Color Action Theater

    Patricia Nuno-Sanchez
    (2011)
    The POCAT collective was a steaming synthesis of anti-authoritarian-guerilla street theater.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SUN Homegrown Gifts SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2:00 pm
  • Queer Spawning
    Celestina Pearl (2011)
    A couple’s 7-year adventure in QUEER SPAWNING makes them a part of the Gayby Boom.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SUN Homegrown Gifts SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2:00 pm
  • Rania's Kitchen
    Rania Long (2011)
    There is a seat in RANIA’S KITCHEN, where childhood memories and global travel intermix with tasty dishes.
    OPENING NIGHT SCREENING Finger Sucking Good FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 7:30 pm
  • Ready
    Michele Randleston (2011)
    Anything can happen when two Butches are READY to make a house party combust.
    OPENING NIGHT SCREENING Finger Sucking Good FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 7:30 pm
  • Recipe For Love
    Chauncey Wales (2011)
    Two women flush with self-discovery and love of food create a new RECIPE FOR LOVE.
    OPENING NIGHT SCREENING Finger Sucking Good FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 7:30 pm
  • Self-Inflicted Freedom
    Elisa Square-LeVias (2011)
    Painful memories and obsession converge in a boiling fight for SELF-INFLICTED FREEDOM.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SAT Soaring Past Survival SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 3:30 pm
  • Shoe To Drop
    Teresa Hagiya (2010)
    Ordinary people consider life’s sublime questions while waiting for the next SHOE TO DROP.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SAT Soaring Past Survival SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 3:30 pm
  • The Sun Stains
    Marlene Legaspi (2011)
    THE SUN STAINS after a night of suspicious text messages and video betrayal.
    OPENING NIGHT SCREENING Finger Sucking Good FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 7:30 pm
  • That's So GAY!
    Kali Boyce (2010)
    Queer artists celebrate the sassy legacy THAT’S SO GAY!
    FEATURED SCREENING Igniting the Intersections SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm
  • Toothbrush
    Tonilyn A. Sideco (2011)
    A young genderqueer’s sense of self fizzles after contact with each new girlfriend’s TOOTHBRUSH.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SAT Soaring Past Survival SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 3:30 pm
  • Undeliverables
    Yvonne Tran (2011)
    Unsaid words and unexpressed emotions flare in a series of letters that are UNDELIVERABLES.
    CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING Fierce Entanglements SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 6:00 pm
  • Walking Backwards
    Camille Bates (2010)
    WALKING BACKWARDS from mental illness leads to healing and resilience.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SAT Soaring Past Survival SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 3:30 pm
  • With Conviction
    Dulce Annel Garcia (2011)
    Queering sex and resilience, Fat Femmes seduce you WITH CONVICTION.
    FEATURED SCREENING Igniting the Intersections SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 7:30 pm
  • You're Too American: A Gypsy Tale (De Sabut Gadjikano)
    Selena LeCroix (2011)
    A GYPSY TALE traces a Romani woman’s passionate quest for love, family and acceptance.
    CENTERPIECE SCREENING SUN Homegrown Gifts SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2:00 pm