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Kate Bornstein is a Queer & Pleasant Danger -- Alberta Premiere!
Wed, 9 March 2016, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM MST
FILM SCREENING and Q&A with Kate and Sam!
The Plaza Theatre on Wednesday, March 9th at 7 pm; donations in any amount will be accepted at the door to benefit the Calgary Dyke & Trans* March.
Kate Bornstein is a Queer & Pleasant Danger is an intimate portrait of an artist that illuminates one of gender theory’s most influential minds. It explores Bornstein’s artistic practice, her influences and the way she has created language, space, and permission for generations of people to live their lives outside traditional frameworks of gender, politics, and art.
The acclaimed documentary film, winner of the 2014 James Aaronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, will be followed by a post-screening discussion with Bornstein and director Sam Feder, moderated by Fairy Tales Executive Director James Demers. Also featuring Calgary's one and only LGBTQ+ vocal ensemble, One Voice Chorus.
MRU CAMPUS CONVERSATION
Thursday, March 10th from 10:30-12 noon, Lincoln Park Room.
Come hear 2016's Art Distinguished Speakers Kate Bornstein and Sam Feder talk about life, love, sex, and queer politics.
Kate Bornstein is a performance artist and playwright who has authored several award-winning books including Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and The Rest of Us, Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks, and Other Outlaws, and her memoir A Queer and Pleasant Danger which inspired the documentary of the same name.
Sam Feder is a multidisciplinary artist exploring interpersonal power dynamics and the politics of media-driven identity. Their directorial debut (Sam identifies as trans and uses gender neutral pronouns), the award-winning feature film, Boy I Am, is cited by Curve Magazine as one of the “10 Must-See Gender Documentaries." Feder's acclaimed third film, Kate Bornstein Is a Queer & Pleasant Danger, had its world premier in March 2014.