KIKI Community Film Screening

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We Are Missing is hosting a Community Film Screening of KIKI.

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We would like to begin by acknowledging that We Are Missing programming exists in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” with Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) people.

We Acknowledge that we are having our event on unsurrendered Mikmaq territory, we acknowledge our status as settlers and visitors on this land.

We are all treaty people.

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KIKI is an American-Swedish co-produced documentary film, released in 2016. It takes place in New York City, New York, and focuses on the "drag and voguing scene [and] surveys the lives of LGBT youth of color at a time when Black Lives Matter and trans rights are making front-page headlines". The film was directed by Sara Jordenö and considered an unofficial sequel to the influential 1990 film Paris Is Burning, the film profiles several young LGBT people of colour participating in contemporary LGBT African American ball culture.

The film premiered on January 26, 2016 at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. It was subsequently screened at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won a Teddy Award as the best LGBT-related documentary film.

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THIS IS A FREE EVENT

OPEN TO EVERYONE

Refreshments and Light Snacks provided; PLS RSVP and let us know if you have food allergies.

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