“Reel Queer Flix” Free Screening + Q&A at Grand Lake Theater (Oakland)
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Grand Lake Theatre | 3200 Grand Avenue Oakland, CA 94610
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Join us for a free public screening of queer films from the Bay Area, celebrating Pride week in Oakland with guest MC Michelle Meow.
The screening runs 90 minutes, followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.
Please RSVP only if you know that you can attend. If your plans change, please update your response so that others can attend.
Accessibility info: The venue is ADA-accessible. Open captions and ASL interpretation will be provided at the screening.
The screening is not intended for young audiences.
CITY FOLX WEBSERIES – EPISODE 1 by Rae Dawn
Two best friends, Raq and Cin, are drag king performers who are forced to go to extreme measures to survive in San Francisco’s bloated housing market.
DO DIGITAL CUARANDERAS USE EGGS IN THEIR LIMPIAS? by Roberto Fatal
A struggling Latinx healer considers abandoning the physical world for promises of a digital utopia.
FROM X TO Z by Florecia Manóvil
A cranky Gen X butch is forced to spend time with a disaffected Zennial who seems to represent everything that bugs her about “kids today.”
FUCK MY LIFE by Xandra Ibarra
Name after Ibarra’s full-length performance work of the same name, this short follows a sordid and fatigued showgirl as she sluggishly awakes to make up with yet another day.
HOLDING MOSES by Rivkah Beth Medow and Jen Rainin
A Broadway performer becomes a mother, braiding rhythm, grief and time with joy on her path to connect with her profoundly disabled son.
KINGS by Detour (Kat Gorospe Cole, Eric Garcia, Syd Franz)
Two drag kings fall in love in a bar bathroom.
LOOKING FOR JIRO by TT Takemoto
A tribute to Jiro Onuma, a gay Japanese American incarcerated during WWII. This queer fantasy features a mash up of drag king performance, US propaganda footage, muscle building, and homoerotic bread making.
MEDIAN by Matthew Riutta
A gay activist rallies the queer community after he and a trans activist are assaulted by a group of religious extremists.
THE GIRL THAT GOT AWAY by Ephi Stempler and Lauren Veen
After four decades playing tough guy roles, a Mexican-American actor in San Francisco must choose whether to continue presenting as male or come out as female and risk losing job security and family acceptance.