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Friday Nights at OMCA | Queer California Film Series

Friday, May 31, 2019, 5 pm
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 5:00pm
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Join us for special late-night screenings of rare films exploring untold stories of California’s LGBTQ+ communities, in conjunction with special exhibition Queer California: Untold Stories. Check the schedule below for showtimes and film descriptions.

Included with Museum special exhibition admission. There is an additional $5 charge for special exhibition Queer California: Untold Stories.

Film Schedule

Frances Reid, Elizabeth Stevens, and Cathy Zheutlin
1977 | 51 minutes
Made by a feminist filmmakers’ collective, this interview-based documentary shines a light on lesbian mothers in Los Angeles and the Bay Area facing custody battles.

Wu Tsang
2012 | 74 minutes
Wildness is a portrait of a Latino Los Angeles LGBT bar, the Silver Platter, where artist Wu Tsang and friends start hosting a weekly party. Gentrification, activism, and intergenerational exchange become themes in this film that is part fiction, part documentary.

(contains explicit sexual content)
Peaches, A.L. Steiner, and Lex Vaughn
2015 | 5 minutes
This 2015 music video for the song Rub by the artist Peaches, filmed in and around Joshua Tree, reimagines feminists tropes through a queer lens.

(contains explicit sexual content)
Steven Arnold
1971 | 74 minutes
Filmed in San Francisco with the multi-gender drag performance group The Cockettes, Luminous Procuress follows two young hippies as they take a magic potion and embark on a transformational journey.