facilitation

2020

Centering Black Women: A Conversation About Art and Organizingdiscussion with independent curator and writer Dessane Lopez Cassell, and artivist and cultural curator Rachel DeGuzman around the importance of centering Black women’s voices in the current political context both nationally and locally, in the contexts of both art and political organizing. This programming is par of MAG’s exhibition “Ja’Tovia Gary: Giverny I (NÉGRESSE IMPÉRIALE).” Memorial Art Gallery, August 13, 

maɬni — towards the ocean, towards the shorescreening and moderated discussion with Sky Hopinka. Opening night of Images Film Festival, April 16

2019

“Sky Hopinka in person,” discussion with Sky Hopinka as part of “Afterimage: Filmmakers and Critics in Conversation,” within the series “Alternative Visions.” UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA), October 30, 2019.

Discussion moderation, Flaherty Seminar: ACTION, programmed by Shai Heredia, June 15-21. 

“Tell Me When You Die: Politics, Performance, and Queer Love in the Time of Capitalism,” discussion with filmmakers Nadia Granados and Amber Bemak and curator/researcher Ruth Somalo. Program curated by Ruth Somalo, UnionDocs, NYC, April 5, 2019.

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2019 The Florida Experimental Film Festival, Film Festival (FLEX), Tampa Florida with Nazli Dinçel and Dana Plays. 

2018

“Living Conditions,” screening and moderated discussion with Betzabé García
Flaherty NYC: Aftermath, curated by Dessane Lopez Cassell, Anthology Film Archives, NYC, November 26, 2018.

“Space Without Path or Boundary,” screening and moderated discussion with Davani Varillas from Colectivo Los Ingrávidos, Images Festival, Innis Town Hall, Toronto, April 14, 2018.

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2017

Born In Flames (1983) with Lizzie Borden, screening and moderated discussion, Women’s History Month Film Series 2017: Trailblazing Women, The Little Theater, Rochester, NY, March 26th, 2017.

The Illinois Parables (2016) with Deborah Stratman, screening and moderated discussion, The Dryden Theatre, George Eastman Museum; April 14th, 2017.

Visions of an Island: Video Works by Sky Hopinka, screening and moderated Discussion, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY, February 25th, 2017.

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2016

Territorio (2016) and Le Pays Dévasté (2016) with Alexandra Cuesta and Emmanuel Lefrant, screening and moderated discussion; 54th Ann Arbor Film Festival, March 2016.<

Winter 2016 Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center Residency, with Stephanie Rothenberg and Ekrem Serdar.