Events

Audre Lorde, The Berlin Years and Selected Works

Part of Collaborations

4 September 2016
7.15–8.30pm

Glasgow Film Theatre

Audre Lorde, 1984.

As part of September’s Crossing The Line at GFT, Phoebe Amis has curated a film programme celebrating subversive uses of anger, risk, precarity and opacity by German filmmakers Helke Sander, Pauline Boudry/​Renate Lorenz, and Dagmar Schultz.

Schulz’s feature-length portrait of Audre Lorde shows the eponymous African-American poet galvanising the Afro-German movement and anti-racist feminism. The documentary demonstrates another history of 1980s West German and North Atlantic social movements, rearranging the legacy of feminist filmmaker Sander. Sander’s short film about destitution and direct action unpicks narratives of social change and debates about what a feminist looks like, while Boudry/​Lorenz examine the capacity for resistance in the presence of a visible’ enemy.

This screening is part of GFT’s Crossing the Line strand, kindly supported by Goethe Institut.

Part of Collaborations

LUX Scotland works with a range of partners across Scotland to screen artists’ moving image work.

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