Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project (QWOCMAP)
in association with YBCA presents the 8th annual

Queer Women of Color Film Festival

June 8 | 9 | 10

schedule
BY TITLE

Alien from Earth Too

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Navigating the worlds of poverty and public services can make anyone feel like an ALIEN FROM EARTH TOO.

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING
FRI, JUNE 8, 7:30PM

THE ARRIVAL

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Bells chime and herald THE ARRIVAL of queer Asians in Church!

CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 6PM

Bloodlines

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A lyrical view on Chinese BLOODLINES affected by Angel Island imprisonment.

CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 6PM

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Chicks and Love

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A queer Asian efficiency expert focuses on CHICKS AND LOVE to get betrothed by her next birthday.

FEATURED SCREENING
SAT, JUNE 9, 7PM

COMING IN AMERICA

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Queer Africans COMING IN AMERICA share their personal journeys across continents to preserve culture and create community.

CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 6PM

Corazón de Melón

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A queer Mexicana couple journey through online dating and across borders to find their CORAZÓN DE MELÓN.

Subtitled in English

FEATURED SCREENING
SAT, JUNE 9, 7PM

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COVER MY HEAD: OPEN MY HEART

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A dreadlocked cyclist finds the perfect fit to COVER MY HEAD: OPEN MY HEART.

CENTERPIECE SCREENING
SAT, JUNE 9, 1PM

Craigslist Chronicles

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Apartment hunting is filled with horrors and hilarity in the CRAIGSLIST CHRONICLES.

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING
FRI, JUNE 8, 7:30PM

CROSSING BARRIERS: TO RE-GAY OURSELVES

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LGBTQ people of color are CROSSING BARRIERS: TO RE-GAY OURSELVES as they navigate identity and acceptance.

CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 6PM

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DE COLORES SPIRIT WARRIORS

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Ceremony, rituals and healing are honored by DE COLORES SPIRIT WARRIORS.

CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 6PM

DRUM LOVE JOY

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For 40 years, a legendary drummer has infused her percussion with DRUM LOVE JOY.

CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 6PM

Dyke Central

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Best friends in Oakland bring all the grrls and bois through DYKE CENTRAL.

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING
FRI, JUNE 8, 7:30PM

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EL DESPERTAR A UNA REALIDAD MULTICOLOR

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A young bisexual wakes up to a bright multi-colored life through the love of her little sister, mother and grandmother in EL DESPERTAR A UNA REALIDAD MULTICOLOR.

CENTERPIECE SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 2PM

FAMILY BLESSINGS

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Queer Asian Pacific Islander women and their children see their FAMILY BLESSINGS shine through everyday.

FEATURED SCREENING
SAT, JUNE 9, 7PM

FAMILY VALUES

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Good ole FAMILY VALUES bring two women, a baby and a shotgun down the aisle.

FEATURED SCREENING
SAT, JUNE 9, 7PM

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HER PATH HOME

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Intrigue and love merge when a restaurateur finds HER PATH HOME.

CENTERPIECE SCREENING
SAT, JUNE 9, 1PM

I'll Take It From Here

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A high schooler survives heartbreak and decides I'LL TAKE IT FROM HERE.

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING
FRI, JUNE 8, 7:30PM

It's Complicated

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After the hot and heavy honeymoon stage, IT'S COMPLICATED for couples navigating lust, love and friendship.

FEATURED SCREENING
SAT, JUNE 9, 7PM

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IT GETS MESSY IN HERE

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IT GETS MESSY IN HERE with the bathroom stories of masculine-identified and transgender folks of color.

CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 6PM

THE LAST TIME

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An abusive relationship hinges on THE LAST TIME.

CENTERPIECE SCREENING
SAT, JUNE 9, 1PM

LIVING IN THE SHADOWS OF EXCLUSION

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Long-time Bay Area couples step out from LIVING IN THE SHADOWS OF EXCLUSION and bring their love into the light.

FEATURED SCREENING
SAT, JUNE 9, 7PM

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Loka Loka Loka

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For a transgender woman in LOKA, LOKA, LOKA, education and revolutionary politics convert her from a body to be hated to a being to be loved.

CENTERPIECE SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 2PM

Looking for Jiro

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LOOKING FOR JIRO is a campy take on an interned WWII gay Japanese-American dandy who loves muscular men.

CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 6PM

Love Ability

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After a life-changing accident, a Black lesbian model finds her true LOVE ABLITY where she least expects it.

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING
FRI, JUNE 8, 7:30PM

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My Inner Turmoil

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A transgender woman proclaims her true self despite MY INNER TURMOIL.

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING
FRI, JUNE 8, 7:30PM

A Night in the Woods

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A genderqueer Asian survives A NIGHT IN THE WOODS with some help.

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING
FRI, JUNE 8, 7:30PM

ONE WISH

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After a break-up, a woman gets ONE WISH packed with much more than she asked.

CENTERPIECE SCREENING
SAT, JUNE 9, 1PM

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¿QUIEN ME DICE QUE ES AL AMOR?

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Love and desire don't always sleep in the same bed in ¿QUIEN ME DICE QUE ES AL AMOR?

CENTERPIECE SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 2PM

Sacred Space

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Ancestral altars and divine femininity reaffirm our SACRED SPACE.

CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 6PM

SHADOW IN THE DARK

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Poetic images cast a SHADOW IN THE DARK on what we think we know about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING
FRI, JUNE 8, 7:30PM

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Snow White Red Sky

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A classic fairytale gets a queer twist in SNOW WHITE RED SKY.

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING
FRI, JUNE 8, 7:30PM

THE STRAIGHT PILL

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After taking THE STRAIGHT PILL, an Asian butch makes a crucial decision.

CENTERPIECE SCREENING
SAT, JUNE 9, 1PM

Thresholds

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Crossing the THRESHOLDS of hate and love changes three lives forever.

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING
FRI, JUNE 8, 7:30PM

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TODO UN HOMBRE

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A gender fugitive attempts to societal expectations as a Butch girl only to feel trapped now that he is a man in TODO UN HOMBRE.

CENTERPIECE SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 2PM

TRANSFORMACIONES DEL ALMA

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A mother's deep love and wish for happiness for her child transforms her own soul in TRANSFORMACIONES DEL ALMA.

CENTERPIECE SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 2PM

TRANSFORMERS

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Playing with mom's old dress and high heels gives a child the liberty to traverse gender in TRANSFORMERS.

CENTERPIECE SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 2PM

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TRANSHUMANTES

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For a transgender youth in TRANSHUMANTES, being a man, a woman, a tree, a rock, or an insect are all equally valid possibilities.

CENTERPIECE SCREENING
SUN, JUNE 10, 2PM

What If?

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WHAT IF we lived in a world where heterosexuality was frowned upon as an "alternative lifestyle"?

FEATURED SCREENING
SAT, JUNE 9, 7PM

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