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分桃/fentao, a Marathon Film Screening Programme

Aug 11, 2012
5:00 pm

Para Site Art Space is pleased to invite you to a marathon film screening programme 分桃/fentao in the framework of the exhibition 太平天國/Taiping Tianguo, A History of Possible Encounters: Ai Weiwei, Frog King Kwok, Tehching Hsieh, and Martin Wong in New York, on view at Para Site till August 28.

Taking place on August 11, (Saturday) at Para Site Art Space, the screening marathon will consist of seminal works by established and emerging artists and filmmakers such as David Wojnarowicz’s A Fire in My Belly, Boo Junfeng’s Tanjong Rhu, Gregg Bordowitz’s Fast Trip, Long Drop, The Power and The Pride from Paper Tiger Television and other films. The marathon seeks to discuss the socio-political context of the exhibition, such as the AIDS crisis, the rise of queer rights movement in New York and beyond, as well as diasporic narratives that traverse in different geopolitical regions.


Screening Programme

5:00 – 7:00 pm
The Power And The Pride (Paper Tiger Television, 1994), Fear of Disclosure (David Wojnarowicz, 1994), Katong Fugue (Boo Junfeng, 2007) and others.


8:00 – 9:00 pm
Tanjong Rhu (Boo Junfeng, 2009) and A Fire in My Belly (David Wojnarowicz, 1986-7)


9:00 pm till late
Market This!: Queer Radicals Respond to Gay Assimilation (Paper Tiger Television, 2003), Fast Trip, Long Drop (Gregg Bordowitz, 1994), Habit (Gregg Bordowitz, 2001) and others.



Para Site would like to thank the following for their kind support:
Fales Library, New York University
Objectifs- Centre for Photography and Film :: Objectifs Films
Paper Tiger Television
Video Data Bank