Review | Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years

I first saw Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years (2012) when it was screened at the FWSA Biennial Conference in June 2013 at the University of Nottingham. The film focuses on the time the African American, feminist, lesbian, warrior, poet, Audre Lorde spent travelling back and forth to Berlin between 1984 and 1992, and her influence on the […]

ALTAR. Cruzando Fronteras, Building Bridges.

ALTAR: Cruzando Fronteras, Building Bridges is a documentary film about the writer, theorist and activist, Gloria Anzaldúa, directed by Daniele Basilio and Paola Zaccaria (2009). Click HERE to view it on Vimeo. The documentary explores Anzaldúa’s influence on visual artists, her own interests in art, and the intersection of art, spirituality and activism in her […]

I LOVE LUPE!

This is the trailer of a 46-minute documentary video by Alma López featuring a roundtable conversation with Chicana artists Ester Hernández and Yolanda M. López. <iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/aYZ8UdNdEbs” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> All three discuss their controversial depictions of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This documentary is a visual chapter in an edited collection titled Our Lady […]