Saturday, October 27, 2012

[SDCPJ] October 27, 2012 - 7:00pm ASD Film Series: Homotopia

ASD Film Series: Homotopia (followed by discussion)

October 27, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Joyce Beers Community Center: 3900 Vermont St; San Diego, California 92103


ASD Film Series: Homotopia
(directed by Chris Vargas & Eric A. Stanley, 2006) Set sometime in the future-present Homotopia chronicles a group of radical queer’s dedicated to exposing the trouble with gay marriage, dismantling the State, undoing Empire, while looking totally fierce.

Woven into the story of Yoshi’s adventures in love, resistance, and sex, is a critique of the crushing violence of homonormativity and its deadly perpetuation of US patriotism, conservative kinship structures and affective accumulation. Homotopia holds cinematic assumptions hostage through its motley assemblage of never-passing crew. Race, gender, ability and desire are reworked through an anti-colonial take of queer struggle creating a visual rhythm of melancholic utopianism that knows there may be no future but still hopes today is not their last. Love revolution, not State delusion, Homotopia.

This movie is only 30 minutes long, but it opens up many avenues for discussion. We plan on having a 90 minute discussion following the screening.

http://www.activistsandiego.org/node/4045

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