Here’s what will be screening in Shanklin on Thursday evening, kicking off Wesleyan’s April Awareness Month. Also includes a presentation by the filmmakers themselves. More information below, here, and after the jump:
Criminal Queers is a film that visualizes a radical trans/queer struggle against the prison industrial complex and toward a world without walls. Remembering that prison breaks are both a theoretical and material practice of freedom, this film imagines what spaces might be opened up if crowbars, wigs, and metal files become tools for transformation.
Follow Yoshi, Joy, Susan and Lucy as they fiercely read everything from the Human Rights Campaign and hate crimes legislation to the non-profitization of social movements. Criminal Queers grows our collective liberation by working to abolish the multiple ways our hearts, genders, and desires are confined!
Screening will be followed with a short presentation by the filmmakers themselves, all the way from Oakland, CA!
- Date: Thursday, March 31
- Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
- Place: Shanklin 107