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October 2016

POLITICAL ANIMALS

October 20, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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POLITICAL ANIMALS Directed by Jonah Markowitz & Tracy Wares (85min., 2016) Get your tickets here! POLITICAL ANIMALS celebrates the legendary civil rights victories of the first four openly out elected California state politicians – who were all women: Carole Migden,…

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F#!@CK’d AT FIRST SIGHT: A QUEER SCREENING — Free!

October 20, 2016 @ 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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  F#!@CK'd at First Sight: A Queer Screening AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL @ the Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival The 31st Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival is thrilled to welcome this singularly vital Milwaukee arts group who will curate this evening's program using…

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HELMUT BERGER, ACTOR — FREE!

October 21, 2016 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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HELMUT BERGER, ACTOR directed by Andreas Horvath 90min., 2015 Free screening! A relentless, yet intimate portrait of the legendary actor and former Luchino Visconti “muse” Helmut Berger. At the height of his stardom and handsomeness Berger epitomized the exuberant jet…

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LAZY EYE

October 21, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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LAZY EYE directed by Tim Kirkman (94 min., 2015) Get your Tickets here! What if “the one that got away” suddenly returned? Passions re-ignite and hidden secrets are revealed when, Dean, a graphic designer in Los Angeles, gets an email,…

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THE WAY WE FEEL AND HOW WE ARE: An Evening of Trans Shorts

October 21, 2016 @ 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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THE WAY WE FEEL AND HOW WE ARE: An Evening of Trans Shorts Get your TICKETS here! Declarations made, communities forged, and one winningly feral animation (from UWM Alum Mica O’Herlihy) in this program of short documentaries, portraits, and narratives.…

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ARIANNA

October 22, 2016 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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ARIANNA directed by Carlo Lavagna In Italian with English subtitles, 84min., 2015 Get your Tickets here! Arianna was born three times: once at the beginning of her life, again a few years later as a little girl, and once more…

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SUMMERTIME

October 22, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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SUMMERTIME directed by Catherine Corsini (in French with English subtitles, 105min., 2016) Get your Tickets here! Sensual and elegant, Catherine Corsini’s SUMMERTIME follows Carole and Delphine as they fall in love against the backdrop of early feminist activism in 1971…

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PARIS 05:59 THÉO AND HUGO

October 22, 2016 @ 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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"This powerful film could unfold in almost any city and anyone who has sex in the modern gay world will identify with the issues it raises."* PARIS 05:59 THÉO AND HUGO directed by Jacques Martineau and Olivier Ducastel (In French…

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MAJOR!

October 23, 2016 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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MAJOR! directed by Annalise Ophelian (91 min., 2015) Get your TICKETS here! MAJOR! explores the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a formerly incarcerated Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women…

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Closing Night! WHO WANTS CAKE?: An Evening of Community Shorts

October 23, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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WHO WANTS CAKE? A CLOSING NIGHT PROGRAM OF COMMUNITY SHORTS Get your Tickets here! We are thrilled to offer as our Closing Night program this wonderfully rangy selection of tales -- nonfictional and dreamy -- about men and women and…

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November 2017

Signature Move – Opening Night!

November 2, 2017 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Oriental Theatre, 2230 N. Farwell
Milwaukee, WI United States
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32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival presents... OPENING NIGHT SIGNATURE MOVE directed by Jennifer Reeder screenplay by Fawzia Mirza 82min., 2017 Director JENNIFER REEDER in attendance! SIGNATURE MOVE is a hilarious and heartfelt look at modern families and the complexities…

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They

November 3, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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32nd Annual MILWAUKEE LGBT FILM/VIDEO FESTIVAL presents THEY directed by Anahita Ghazvinizadeh (US/Qatar, 80min., 2017) J is exploring their gender identity while taking hormone blockers to postpone puberty. They are 14 and live with their parents in the suburbs of…

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Cruising. And Mom: Our Annual Men’s Shorts Program

November 3, 2017 @ 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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32nd Annual MILWAUKEE LGBT FILM/VIDEO FESTIVAL presents.. Cruising. And Mom: Our Annual Men's Shorts Program Details still be finessed with care! Work to screen will include: CRUISING ELSEWHERE Ryan White, 13min., 2016 Whatever happened to Wohler Beach? Oral histories and…

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Brothers – Season 1 and Season 2 Preview!

November 4, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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32nd Annual MILWAUKEE LGBT FILM/VIDEO FESTIVAL presents... BROTHERS: Season 1 + Season 2 preview! With series creator EMMETT J. LUNDBERG & series producer SHEYAM GHIETH in attendance! Hosted by series star and local luminary SYD MICHAEL ROBINSON! +++++++ BROTHERS is…

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I Dream in Another Language

November 4, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival presents... I DREAM IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE (Sueño en Otra Idioma) directed by Ernesto Contreras Mexico/The Netherlands, in Spanish with English subtitles, 101min., 2017 An indigenous language is in peril as its last two speakers…

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“And You Are?” An Evening of Women’s Shorts

November 4, 2017 @ 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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32nd Annual MILWAUKEE LGBT FILM/VIDEO FESTIVAL presents: "And You Are?" An Evening of Women's Shorts Details still being exquisitely finessed! WATCH THIS SPACE for emerging details! ++++++ Sponsors: Milwaukee Pride ++++++ Admisson, tickets available at door. UWM Union Cinema Box…

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Small Talk

November 5, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival presents: SMALL TALK (Ri Chang Dui Hua) directed by Hui-Chen Huang Executive Producer: Hou Hsaio-hsien (Taiwan, Taiwanese with English subtitles, 88min., 2016) Anu is a tomboy. Married off at a young age – as…

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4 Days in France

November 5, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival presents... 4 DAYS IN FRANCE directed by Jérôme Reybaud (France, in French with English subtitles, 141min., 2016) "Writer-director Jérôme Reybaud has crafted an assured film for his narrative-feature debut. 4 Days in France has…

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An Evening with Faythe Levine: Bar Dykes and other Communal Acts

November 6, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Escuela Verde, 3628 W Pierce St
Milwaukee, WI 53215 United States
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32nd Annual MILWAUKEE LGBT FILM/VIDEO FESTIVAL presents BAR DYKES AND OTHER COMMUNAL ACTS: Some History Lessons from artist Faythe Levine The Festival is thrilled to be partnering with Escuela Verde to welcome artist / historian / collector/ curator FAYTHE LEVINE…

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Chris E. Vargas and His Video Work: Under “Construction”

November 7, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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Chris E. Vargas and his Video Work: Under "Construction" *** Artist Chris E. Vargas in person! *** Presented by the Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival and Experimental Tuesdays at the Union Cinema. Admission: FREE! Chris E. Vargas is a video maker…

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BPM (Beats Per Minute)

November 8, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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CENTERPIECE 32nd ANNUAL MILWAUKEE LGBT FILM/VIDEO FESTIVAL Presenting Sponsor: AIDS Resource of Wisconsin BPM (BEATS PER MINUTE) (120 Battements Par Minute) directed by Robin Campillo (France, in French with English subtitles, 144minutes, 2017) In Paris in the early 1990s, a…

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POSTPONED: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

November 9, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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  The Festival needs to postpone our previously scheduled free screening of David France’s The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson. The film has become a contested document, with challenges against the ethics of its authorship. While the Festival wants this critical and underreported history…

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Princess Cyd

November 10, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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32nd Annual MILWAUKEE LGBT FILM/VIDEO FESTIVAL presents... PRINCESS CYD directed by Stephen Cone 96min., 2017 "An endearing, full-hearted comedy ... the film’s warmth and generosity reminded me of the late Jonathan Demme.” —Village Voice High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives…

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The Wound

November 10, 2017 @ 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival presents... THE WOUND directed by John Trengove written by John Trengove, Thando Mgqolozana and Malusi Bengu (South Africa, in Xhosa with English subtitles, 88min. 2017) THE WOUND centers on a coming-of-age ritual in Xhosa…

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Umbrellas: Short Films About and Around Trans Experience

November 11, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival presents... Umbrellas: Short Films About and Around Trans Experience Work to screen will include: UMBRELLA (Rhys Ernst, 15min., 2017) An album of portraits: four transgender individuals, agents of change each. MEZZO (Nicole Opper, 14min.,…

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The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

November 11, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival presents... THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN directed by Jennifer Kroot editor/co-director Bill Weber US, 90min., 2017 THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN examines the life and work of one of the world's most…

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195 Lewis

November 11, 2017 @ 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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32nd Annual MILWAUKEE LGBT FILM/VIDEO FESTIVAL presents: 195 LEWIS directed by Chanelle Aponte Pearson written by Rae Leone Allen, Terrence Nance, Chanelle Aponte Pearson, & Yanni Supreme 2017 195 LEWIS is a dramedy series about a group of women navigating…

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A Place in History, Placing History: Selected Non-Fiction

November 12, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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Closing Night! 32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival presents... A PLACE IN HISTORY, PLACING HISTORY:  Selected Non-Fiction We close the 32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival with this program of short films, works that reflect on the past -- work…

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August 2018

Love, Simon

August 31, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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The UWM Union Cinema is sharing LOVE, SIMON as part of their Welcome Week screenings and they invited the Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival to be a part of it all! It goes like this. The Union Cinema writes, “ Seventeen-year-old Simon…

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September 2018

Love, Simon

September 2, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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The UWM Union Cinema is sharing LOVE, SIMON as part of their Welcome Week screenings and they invited the Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival to be a part of it all! It goes like this. The Union Cinema writes, “ Seventeen-year-old Simon…

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Chavela

September 27, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 7:40 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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MILWAUKEE LGBT FILM/VIDEO FESTIVAL presents: CHAVELA Directed by Catherine Gund & Daresha Kym (Mexico /Spain / USA, In Spanish with English Subtitles, 93min., 2017) "Donald Trump’s ultimate nightmare – a Mexican lesbian diva who can wring your very soul."  –…

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Shakedown

September 27, 2018 @ 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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SHAKEDOWN directed Leilah Weinraub (82min., 2018) SHAKEDOWN is the story of Los Angeles’ black lesbian strip club scene and its genesis. Owned and operated by women, underground and illegal in nature, the club Shakedown is the darker, faster, younger iteration of…

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October 2018

Everyday Care: An Evening of Stories, Histories, the News

October 11, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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Everyday Care: An Evening of Stories, Histories, the News Join the Festival for this ranging parade of short films and videos, a genuine mélange of portraiture, non-fiction, romance, animation, and singularly expressive gestures, activist and poetic. Program details to be…

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THE JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY IS OFTEN A BUMPY RIDE FOR THE QUEER TRAVELER: An Evening with artist Frédéric Moffet

October 23, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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THE JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY IS OFTEN A BUMPY RIDE FOR THE QUEER TRAVELER: An Evening with artist Frédéric Moffet ***FREE**** The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival and Experimental Tuesdays at the Union Cinema are thrilled to welcome artist Frédéric Moffet up from…

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November 2018

THE LAVENDER SCARE

November 8, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival and the Jewish Museum Milwaukee Presents… THE LAVENDER SCARE (Josh Howard, USA, English, 77min, DCP, 2017) With the United States gripped in the panic of the 1950s Cold War, President Dwight D. Eisenhower deems homosexuals…

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Prophylactics and Other Pleasures: Responses to the AIDS Crisis

November 15, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UWM Libraries, 2311 E. Hartford Ave
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Prophylactics and Other Pleasures: Responses to the AIDS Crisis Tonight's program offers a selection from the rich historical archive of artist-made, activist, and alternative video made in response to the AIDS epidemic. The videos to be presented range from frontlines…

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October 2019

Barbara Hammer: Ecstatic Subjectivity

October 22 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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Free

Barbara Hammer: Ecstatic Subjectivity Throughout her career, many of Barbara Hammer’s more visually ecstatic works reveal a psychedelic thread running through her filmography, from her 1968 debut Schizy, to a recently completed piece by Deborah Stratman which re-envisions a film…

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Barbara Hammer: Mediated Sensuality

October 24 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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Free

Barbara Hammer: Mediated Sensuality Write curators KJ Relth and Mark Toscano, “Beginning with her best-known short and ending with her last completed work, this program highlights Hammer’s playful, unfolding dialogue between corporeality and artistic method.... primer on Hammer’s visual imagination and…

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November 2019

It’s An Interlace: Five Videos by Barbara Hammer

November 3 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Woodland Pattern Book Center, 720 E. Locust
Milwaukee, WI 53212 United States
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It’s an Interlace: Five Videos By Barbara Hammer “From her first experiment with the Sony Portapak to the multi-layered autobiographical exercise that helped her through chemotherapy, pioneering lesbian feminist filmmaker Barbara Hammer (1939-2019) has expanded her visual vocabulary beyond her…

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The Queen (1968)

November 21 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UWM Union Cinema, 2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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  The Queen (Frank Simon, 4K Restoration, 68min., 1968) A welcome time capsule of foundational and publicly vibrant queer history, The Queen, Frank Simon’s groundbreaking and now digitally restored documentary, unveils the 1967 Miss All-America Camp Beauty Pageant and enunciates a…

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