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
OVERVIEW

Fri, June 8

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING: RE-DREAMING OUR WORLD

FRI, JUNE 8
7:30PM

RECEPTION & DOORS OPEN: 6:30PM

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From a woman living between two genders, to zombies in the woods, to roommate drama in Oakland, let this splendid bouquet of films fill you with passion and pleasure.

Brief Nudity
Q&A with Filmmakers.

OPENING NIGHT PARTY

FRI, JUNE 8
10PM

$5 to $20

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Music by DJ Gray, DJ Olga T, DJ Wepa
Live Performance by Aima the Dreamer

It's our Queer Women of Color Film Festival tradition, a cool Opening Night party with the hottest DJs. Like Prince said, let's pretend we're married and go all night. So, say yes to your best dress and let's dance like it's the end of the reception!

111 Minna
111 Minna St. @ 2nd, SF

Sat, June 9 [^]

CENTERPIECE SCREENING: MAKING IT MINE

SAT, JUNE 9
1PM

DOORS OPEN: 12PM

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From finding a loving haven for heads and hearts, to a young woman fighting for independence, to novice fairy godmothers and magical musical mash-ups, these stirring films show the true value of dreams and devotion.

Q&A with Filmmakers.

PANEL DISCUSSION: TO HAVE & TO HOLD
LGBTQ PEOPLE OF COLOR & SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

SAT, JUNE 9
4PM

RECEPTION & DOORS OPEN: 3PM

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Join our Panel Discussion about the ways that people of color say "I Do" and "I Don't" to same-sex marriage. LGBTQ rights cannot be divorced from racial justice, but that was precisely the goal of Prop 8 proponents, who used racism to promote homophobia. The aftermath of that bitter battle was the consummation of a singular focus on legislation that pit potential allies against one another. Yet for LGBTQ people of color living at the intersections, these debates are about more than traditions and institutions. They are about which kinds of relationships, families, and love deserve recognition. This intergenerational panel envisions the ways that LGBTQ people of color advocate for social justice and our human rights beyond simple legislation, through an affirmation of our families, cultures, ethnicities, and histories.

FEATURED SCREENING: I DO AND I DON'T

SAT, JUNE 9
7PM

RECEPTION & DOORS OPEN: 6PM

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From the family values of queer API women raising children, to decades-long love affairs, to good ole shotgun weddings, these films show that jumping the broom and getting hitched are about more than just bells, petals, prayers and ceremony.

Q&A with Filmmakers.

Sun, June 10 [^]

CENTERPIECE SCREENING & COMMUNITY CONVERSATION: UNFENCED/SIN VALLA [Bilingual Screening & Subtitled in English]

SUN, JUNE 10
2PM

RECEPTION & DOORS OPEN: 1PM

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From quirky twists on teenage angst, to the love mothers have for their transgender children, these documentaries from Chile and Colombia show that our spirits can't be contained. After the screening, join QWOCMAP and Bogotá-based sister organization Mujeres al Borde, for a conversation on LesBiTrans Feminism in Latin America.

Brief Nudity
Films are subtitled in English.

CLOSING NIGHT SCREENING: DIVINING THE PAST

SUN, JUNE 10
6PM

RECEPTION & DOORS OPEN: 5PM

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From LGBTQ first-generation Americans, to queer Africans in the U.S., to drums, sacrament and rituals, these documentaries celebrate the union of struggle and survival, ancestors and community.

Q&A with Filmmakers.

CLOSING NIGHT PARTY

SUN, JUNE 10
8PM

AWARD CEREMONY
10PM

$5 to $20

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Music by DJ AlmiuX, DJ Black, DJ Emancipacion

From the Audience Award for Best Film to soul shaking music to delicious eats, join us for a fabulous party to close our 8th annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival!

SOM Bar
2925 16th St. @ S. Van Ness, SF

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