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Same Sex/Different Sex: Queer Identity and Culture
Spielberg Theater at the Egyptian
Los Angeles, CA
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Same Sex/Different Sex: Queer Identity and Culture
Sunday April 29, 2012, 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Los Angeles Filmforum and Outfest present
Same Sex/Different Sex: Queer Identity and Culture
Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in Los Angeles, Screening 24


At the Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian, 6712 Hollywood Blvd.

For full information, please visit http://www.alternativeprojections.com/screening-series/

In person: Penelope Spheeris (schedules permitting)

Special thanks to Kristin Pepe, the Getty Research Institute; Anthology Film Archives

The show is free!  Reservations recommended, and will be held until 7:15 pm on show night, at which time they will be released to anyone present.  For the first show, they will be held until 4:45 pm.

Screening (Subject to change):

Passion in a Seaside Slum (1962, 16mm (orig. 8mm), color, silent, 32min.)
Print courtesy of Los Angeles Filmforum.  This film was preserved through the National Film Preservation Foundation's Avant-Garde Masters Grant program funded by The Film Foundation, with additional support from the Academy Film Archive.

Lesbian occupations--public service announcements (PSAs) (produced by the Los Angeles Women's Video Center]. (Each PSA 30"  60" seconds). "Lesbian PSA's"--label (VW9, VW257) "3 PSA's on homosexuality"--label (VW81). ID number: 2705-403 Accession #: 2006.M.7 (W.Lesb). - GRI
Note: The LA Women's Video Center was a collective of video artists including Jerri Allyn, Nancy Angelo, Annette Hunt and Candace Compton. Copyright: The Woman's Building.

I Don't Know (Penelope Spheeris, 1972, 16mm, b/w, sound, 18min.)
A movingly intimate, funny, and unconventional portrait of Linda, a lesbian, and Jimmy, a transsexual, and their loving but uncertain relationship.

More to be added!
Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in Los Angeles, 1945-1980 will feature over 24 shows between now and May 2012. Alternative Projections is Filmforum's exploration of the community of filmmakers, artists, curators and programmers who contributed to the creation and presentation of experimental film and video in Southern California in the postwar era.  Film series curated by Adam Hyman and Mark Toscano, with additional contributions by Rani Singh, Jerri Allyn, David James, Christine Panushka, Terry Cannon, Ben Caldwell, Stephanie Sapienza, Amy Halpern, and more.

Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in Los Angeles, 1945-1980 is part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980. This unprecedented collaboration, initiated by the Getty, brings together more than sixty cultural institutions from across Southern California for six months beginning October 2011 to tell the story of the birth of the L.A. art scene.  Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America.

Primary funding for Alternative Projections was provided by the Getty Foundation, with additional support from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.  This screening series is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission; the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles; and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Special support provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Metabolic Studio.   Additional support generously provided by American Cinematheque.

Coming Soon to Los Angeles Filmforum:
April 19. 7:00 pm  Alternative Projections: Cross Town Rivals: Films from UCLA and USC in the 1960s  at USC Cinematheque 108

April 22  Alternative Projections: Conceptual Media  at the Egyptian Theatre
April 29  Alternative Projections:  at the Egyptian Theatre

Los Angeles Filmforum is the city's longest-running organization screening experimental and avant-garde film and video art, documentaries, and experimental animation.  2012 is our 37th year
Memberships available, $70 single, $105 dual, or $50 single student
Contact us at lafilmforum@yahoo.com.  www.lafilmforum.org
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Spielberg Theater at the Egyptian (View)
6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
United States


Arts > Visual
Film > Festivals
Film > Movies
Social > LGBT

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