IMA graduate Sam Feder hosted a sneak preview of Kate Bornstein is a Queer and Pleasant Danger at The Wild Project in the East Village. The film focuses Kate Bornstein, who is a performance artist, writer and trailblazing trans elder that lives life as a “gender outlaw” that deconstructs gender and binaries. Not only did Sam Feder want a film about a trans person that was more than just them being trans, yet also a documentary that featured a multi dimensional person and the positive impact the have on the world.
IMA alumna Laurie Sumiye’s short animated documentary, Of Memory & Los Sures , which she created during her collaborative residency at UnionDocs will be apart of the shorts program called Then & Now at DOCNYC on November 21st. Her short piece is an animated oral history of a traditionally Puerto Rican neighborhood in South Williamsburg that weaves fragments of childhood nostalgia and harsh realities of the past with unique glimpses into a collective memory of a place undergoing rapid changes.
Professors Larry Shore and Tami Gold air their documentary, RFK in the Land of the Apartheid: A Ripple of Hope, this Thursday at 9PM on WLRN TV.