The Queens’ Vernacular

Queens Vernacular

A new monthly queer film series at Pickford Film Center, curated by Greg Youmans and Chris Vargas. Each month features work by a different independent, experimental queer filmmaker. Many installments are free and feature special guests – Speak with fiercely independent filmmakers after the films! This series is on hold for the summer, stay tuned for more info about the fall lineup.

Hardcore Home Movies

Dirty Looks assembles a screening of “Hardcore Home Movies,” a program of explicit, Homocore shorts from luminaries of the scene, like G.B. Jones, Bruce La Bruce, Scott Treleaven and Vaginal Davis, as well as lesser known works by artists like Jill Reiter, Jonesy (of the queercore band Fagbash) and Greta Snider. Programmed by Bradford Nordeen.
Jonesy, Fiend, Super 8 on HD, 3min., 1992
Greta Snider, Hard-Core Home Movie, 16mm, 5min., 1989
Jill Reiter, The Birthday Party, 16mm on...
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Short works from Clyde Peterson

The Queens' Vernacular presents a screening of short works by artist, musician, and filmmaker Clyde Petersen. A member of the transgender and queer communities in Seattle, Petersen is the director of Torrey Pines, a new autobiographical stop-motion animated feature film that played to a sell-out audience at the Pickford in December. Peterson will be on hand to lead us through a selection of his other projects and engage in discussion with the audience....
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Real Boy (Indie-Lens Pop Up + The Queens’ Vernacular)

Tickets are free, available at the box office only
Real Boy is the coming-of-age story of Bennett Wallace, a transgender teenager on a journey to find his voice—as a musician, a friend, a son, and a man. As he navigates the ups and downs of young adulthood, he works to gain the love and support of his mother, who has deep misgivings about her child’s transition. Along the way, Bennett forges a powerful friendship with his idol, Joe Stevens, a...
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