Reassemblage
Film La Ofrenda + Reassemblage Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAM Rose Cinemas
Feb 11, 2019
  • 7PM
 
Running Time: 102min

Like Riggs, visionary experimentalists Lourdes Portillo and Trinh T. Minh-ha explode the boundaries of documentary filmmaking to explore personal questions of identity and representation.

GENERAL ADMISSION: $15
MEMBERS: $7.50 (free for Level 4 and above)
 
 

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La Ofrenda

Dirs. Lourdes Portillo & Susana Blaustein Muñoz
1989, 62min

 

Lourdes Portillo documents Day of the Dead celebrations in both Mexico (where she was born) and San Francisco (where she now lives), offering a probing and playful perspective on Chicanx identity and the Mexican relationship to death.

 
Reassemblage

Dir. Trinh T Minh Ha
1982, 40min, 16mm

 

Trinh T. Minh-ha’s brilliantly subversive study of women in rural Senegal deconstructs the colonialist gaze of the ethnographic film.