The Forty-Year-Old Version

a conversation with Radha Blank & Anna Maria Horsford Register for this free Zoom webinar here. In the film The Forty-Year-Old Version, desperate for a breakthrough as she nears the big 4-0, struggling New York City playwright Radha finds inspiration by reinventing herself as a rapper. Join the film’s director Radha Blank and award-winning actress …

THE 8TH (94 mins, 2020, Directed by Aideen Kane, Lucy Kennedy and Maeve O’Boyle)

REGISTRATION REQUIRED *Please register by January 22 if you will need the following accommodations: CART, ASL, or audio description THE 8TH (94 mins, 2020, Directed by Aideen Kane, Lucy Kennedy and Maeve O’Boyle) traces Ireland’s campaign to remove the 8th Amendment, a constitutional ban on abortion enacted in 1983. The film follows the country’s transformation from a …

Women & Migration: Responses in Art & History

a book conversation with Kalia Nelson, Ellyn Toscano, & Deborah Willis Kalia Nelson, African American & African Diaspora Studies, Columbia University Ellyn Toscano, Programming, Patnerships, & Community Engagement, New York University in Brooklyn Deborah Willis, Photography & Imaging, New York University Join us for lively presentations and conversation from some of the dynamic editors and …

November 16: CALL HER GANDA (93 min., 2018, dir. PJ Raval)

a film screening & discussion with PJ Raval November 16, Friday, 7 pm Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center, 31 Washington Place, 1st floor RSVP required at apa.nyu.edu A modern David and Goliath story, Call Her Ganda follows a cast of willful women as they take on some of the most powerful institutions in the world. Fusing …

October 3 +: QUEER MIGRATIONS & DIASPORIC INTIMACIES FILM SERIES

October 3, Monday: The Lulu Sessions (S. Casper Wong, USA, 2011) with director S. Casper Wong and New School professor Lana Lin November 7, Wednesday: Experimental films by Aykan Safoğlu & Sylvia Schedelbauer November 27, Tuesday: Lesbian Factory (Susan Chen, Taiwan, 2010) November 28, Wednesday: Rainbow Popcorn (Susan Chen, Taiwan, 2013) Click HERE for full …

April 28: I Cannot Tell You How I Feel (41 min, 2016) & The Ties That Bind (55 min, 1985)

I Cannot Tell You How I Feel (41 min, 2016) & The Ties That Bind (55 min, 1985) film screenings & discussion with Su Friedrich April 28, Friday 5 to 7 pm Experimental filmmaker Su Friedrich presents her latest documentary, I Cannot Tell You How I Feel, featuring her mother Lore, who protests being taken to an independent …

April 20 :: TREASURE: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story film screening

Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story (63 min, 2015) a film screening & discussion with Emani Love April 20, Thursday 7 to 9 pm Registration required here. Treasure is a feature documentary about nineteen year old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug laws, the criminalization …

April 20: TREASURE: From Tragedy to Trans Justice Mapping a Detroit Story film screening

Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice Mapping a Detroit Story (63 min, 2015) a film screening & discussion with Emani Love April 20, Thursday 7 to 9 pm Registration required here. Treasure is a feature documentary about nineteen year old trans woman Shelly ‘Treasure’ Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug laws, the criminalization …

Nov 4 :: PLEASURE PRINCIPLES: Bad Asians, Bottomhood, & the Belated Archive

Pleasure Principles: Bad Asians, Bottomhood, & the Belated Archive screenings & discussion with Erica Cho, Nguyen Tan Hoang, & Eve Oishi, and moderated by Gayatri Gopinath November 4, Friday 7 to 9 pm RSVP required. Click here to register. Curated by Leeroy Kang, A/P/A Institute Visiting Scholar As a historical, temporal, and aesthetic exploration into queer experimental Asian/Pacific cinema, this …

Oct 25 :: MAJOR! film screening at the New School

MAJOR! (95 min., 2015, Dir. Annalise Ophelian) a film screening & discussion with StormMiguel Florez, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, & Annalise Ophelian October 25, Tuesday 6:30 to 8:30 pm StormMiguel Florez, co-producer/editor of MAJOR! Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, transgender activist Annalise Ophelian, producer/director of MAJOR! Please RSVP here. MAJOR! follows the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a 73-year-old Black …