Monday, August 22, 2011

August 22nd: Film, Art and The Intersections Between Them

Viola Davis stars as Abilene in "The Help"

Whether or not you loved The Help you'll appreciate this perspective on the movie based on Kathryn Stockett's novel. Eryn Matthewson speaks with Dr. Brittney Cooper and others about the controversial film, "The Help." Check out Dr. Cooper's blog or contact her.
Read more of what African American feminists have to say about "The Help".
Get MP3 or listen now. 17:48 min.

Preeti Shekar speaks with Aniruddhan Vasudevan about his upcoming show Brinhalla, part of the Queer Eye South Asian LGBT film and art fest. Vasudevan talks about his personal experience as a cross-dresser in traditional Indian dance and many aspects of sexuality and gender in Indian society both political and cultural. His performance will be at the Women's Building in San Francisco this weekend, August 28th at 5PM.

Get MP3 19:37 min. or Listen now.

Kate Raphael talks with Lynn Hershmann Leeson about her documentary, "!Women Art Revolution." Lynn has been filming women artist for four decades and her film features 65 Feminist artists from the 70's, 80's and 90's. Be sure to check out the interactive gallery.  The film opens on August 26th in San Francisco.
Get MP3 or listen now. 17:39 min.

Click here for the entire show as aired on KPFA.

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