Disintegration Loops + Shorts: Icons

This program has 7 films.
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May 27th, Noon (ET) to June 6th, 11:59 PM (ET)
Online

Disintegration Loops

David Wexler

David Wexler

Director

As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 looms near, William Basinski contemplates the enduring legacy of The Disintegration Loops (his elegy to the 2001 Attacks), while quarantined in the midst of COVID-19.

Country

United States

Year

2021

Duration

45 mins

Interests

Gay, Performing Arts

Language

English

Queenie

Cai Thomas

Cai Thomas

Director

Queenie, a 73-year-young Black lesbian and resident of the Marcy Projects, navigates applying for Stonewall House, New York City’s first LGBTQ-only affordable seniors housing development.

Country

United States

Year

2020

Duration

19 mins

Interests

Aging / Elders, Black, Lesbian, RE:Focus

Language

English

The Chris Mosier Project

Alex Huebsch

Alex Huebsch

This is the inspiring, heartrending story of Chris Mosier, All-American male duathlete and six-time member of Team USA, and activist for the transgender community.

Country

United States

Year

2019

Duration

10 mins

Interests

Activism, Sports, Trans

Language

English

This is The Way We Rise

Ciara Lacy

Ciara Lacy

Director

An exploration into the creative process, this short film follows native Hawaiian slam poet Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio as her art is reinvigorated by her calling to protect sacred sites atop Mauna Kea, Hawai’i.

Country

United States

Year

2020

Duration

12 mins

Interests

Activism, Performing Arts, Queer, RE:Focus

Language

English

OK Chlöe

Charlotte Evans

Charlotte Evans

Millennial MP, Chlöe Swarbrick, challenges the establishment during the most important year of her political career.

Country

New Zealand

Year

2020

Duration

9 mins

Interests

Activism, Lesbian, RE:Focus

Language

English

Trans Happiness is Real

Quinton Baker

Quinton Baker

A transgender activist takes to the streets of Oxford and uses graffiti to fight anti-trans sentiments.

Country

United Kingdom

Year

2020

Duration

8 mins

Interests

Activism, RE:Focus, Trans

Language

English

The Beauty President

Whitney Skauge

Whitney Skauge

In 1992, drag queen Joan Jett Blakk made a historic bid for the White House as an openly queer write-in candidate.

Country

United States

Year

2021

Duration

10 mins

Interests

Activism, Aging / Elders, Black, Drag, Gay, RE:Focus

Language

English

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