PFA: Women of Color Film Festival, March 1-10 FREE TIX!
- Hi Folks, In the past students have much enjoyed this
Festival. Note the first evening is FREE and a highly
respected Bay Area filmmaker, Lourdes Portillo, will
be offering a SALON - great opportunity to meet folks
and learn about filmmaking here.
> Pacific Film Archive presents:____________________________________________________________________________________
> WOMEN OF COLOR FILM FESTIVAL 2007
> March 1 - 10, 2007
> Bringing you an array of colors from the infinite
> film palette, this year's festival features
> exceptional works by fresh and accomplished,
> award-winning filmmakers from the African, Asian,
> Latina, Middle Eastern, and Native diasporas With
> Bay Area Filmmaker Lourdes Portillo in residence.
> Still: Las Madres, March 1
> Lourdes Portillo in Person March 1 and 3
> Artists in person at all screenings!
> THURSDAY MARCH 1
> 5:30 Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo
> Susana Muñoz, Lourdes Portillo (Argentina, 1985)
> Free First Thursday Screening!
> Lourdes Portillo presents her Oscar-nominated
> documentary about the brave mothers of
> Argentina's "disappeared." With shorts Untold
> Legacy (Leslie Brown, U.S., 2005) and The Farm
> (Reiko Fujii, U.S., 2006).
> 7:30 Salon with Lourdes Portillo
> Lourdes Portillo will trace the arc of her
> illustrious filmmaking career, which spans over
> twenty-five years, through short films, clips,
> and discussion.
> SATURDAY MARCH 3
> 7:00 Corpus: A Home Movie for Selena
> Lourdes Portillo (U.S, 1999)
> A critical yet heartwarming look at the legacy of
> Tejano singer Selena. With Portillo's latest
> video, My McQueen (U.S., 2004) - as in Steve.
> 9:00 The Devil Never Sleeps
> Lourdes Portillo (U.S., 1995)
> Portillo investigates her uncle's mysterious
> death in this "docu-telenovela"-a blend of
> documentary, Mexican soap opera, and personal
> revelation that draws from both sides of the
> THURSDAY MARCH 8
> 7:30 Gathering Strands
> In this visually mesmerizing collection of
> shorts, artists experiment with storytelling
> techniques, drawing from individual experiences
> and expressive cultural vocabularies.
> SATURDAY MARCH 10
> 7:30 Sidestepping the Eternal Repetition
> Short films that deconstruct history, rewrite
> fairy tales, and energetically look to the future.
> WOCFF expands to more venues!
> Check out the Empowering Women of Color Conference
> WOCFF continues March 17 at San Francisco
> Cinematheque (www.sfcinematheque.org)
> PFA Theater: 2575 Bancroft Way at Bowditch,
> Berkeley, CA
> Info: (510) 642-1124 Advance Tickets: (510) 642-5249
> Anuj Vaidya
> Outreach Coordinator
> Pacific Film Archive
> 2625 Durant Avenue
> Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
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