Women of Color Film Festival 2007

3/1/07 to 3/10/07

Now in its twelfth year celebrating the diverse perspectives of women of color in the filmmaking community. Lourdes Portillo is artist in residence.

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Past Films

  • Sidestepping the Eternal Repetition

    • Saturday, March 10 7:30 PM

    Artists in Person. Short films that deconstruct history, rewrite fairy tales, and energetically look to the future.

  • Gathering Strands

    • Thursday, March 8 7:30pm

    Artists in Person. In this visually mesmerizing collection of shorts, artists experiment with storytelling techniques, drawing from individual experiences and expressive cultural vocabularies.

  • The Devil Never Sleeps

    • Saturday, March 3 9:00pm

    Lourdes Portillo in Person. 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 border.

  • Corpus: A Home Movie for Selena

    • Saturday, March 3 7:00pm

    Lourdes Portillo in Person. A critical yet heartwarming look at the legacy of Tejano singer Selena. With Portillo's latest video, My McQueen (as in Steve).

  • Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo (Free Screening!)

    • Thursday, March 1 5:30pm

    Artists in Person. Lourdes Portillo presents her Oscar-nominated documentary about the brave mothers of Argentina's "disappeared." With shorts Untold Legacy and The Farm.