Events for the Bay Area Feminist for the week of June 6th:
Wednesday, June 8, 7 PM: ASK/TELL at the Oasis - 298 11th Street, San Francisco, CA
*** 21 and OVER event***
Door Open at 6:00pm
Celebrate pride month with KQED!
Hosted by famed drag queen Landa Lakes, this year’s LGBT celebration will focus on KQED’s continued work with Veterans. Former and active military personnel will speak about their experiences serving in the military through song, dance and spoken word (and glitter). Ask/Tell will include the whole spectrum of the queer population plus highlight important issues for the LGBT community today.
- Landa Lakes, Drag performer
- Sharon Micheal Birzer, comedian
- Stephen Funk, Dancer
- Film clip of the Documentary Camouflage Closet
- Geoff Millard, Storyteller
- Lexie Katja Dragenhjerte, Storyteller
Thursday, June 9, 7 PM: Conscientious Projector Presents "Jihad for Love"in Fellowship Hall–1924 Cedar St. Berkeley
Islam today is the world’s second largest and fastest growing religion. Muslim gay filmmaker Parvez Sharma travels the many worlds of this dynamic faith, discovering the stories of its most unlikely storytellers: lesbian and gay Muslims. “A Jihad for Love” was filmed in 12 countries and 9 languages and comes from the heart of Islam. Looking beyond a hostile and war-torn present, it reclaims the Islamic concept of a greater Jihad, whose true meaning is akin to ‘an inner struggle’ or ‘to strive in the path of God’ - allowing its remarkable subjects to move beyond the narrow concept of Jihad as holy war.
Sponsored by the BFUU Social Justice Committee as part of our Conscientious Projector series. Wheelchair accessible.
Suggested donation $5 – $20. No one turned away for lack of funds!
Sunday, June 12, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Liberated Lens weekly meetup at 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland
Liberated Lens is a digital filmmaking collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California. We share resources, skills and knowledge to help each other tell stories that might otherwise remain untold. We make films in a spirit of collaboration and solidarity, share a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, and organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops.Meet in our editing suite (2nd floor in the ballroom, to the left of the stage) and then work on projects. It’s open to all!