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A playful and mesmerizing documentary on the extraordinary Mexican/Chicanx performance artist Guillermo Gómez-Peña.

Description

A playful and mesmerizing documentary on the extraordinary Mexican/Chicanx performance artist Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s 40-year career of radical artistic practice alongside his international troupe La Pocha Nostra. Director Amber Bemak presents the philosophical frameworks of an artist with highly impactful, innovative artistic interventions on that border, and presents a unique portrait of his beloved troupe La Pocha Nostra.

Part of NewFest Presents
In-Person Ticket — $12 |
$5 for Members
Virtual Ticket — $10 | Free for Members

Featuring exclusive footage from his personal archive, Gómez-Peña enacts his artistic interventions by reclaiming and “queering the border” as a laboratory for utopian ideas and artistic experimentation.

In-person tickets include a post-screening Q&A with director Amber Bemak

Available virtually, following the in-person screening, from Wed, 2/8 – Thurs, 2/9
Presented in partnership with The LGBT Community Center
Co-presented in partnership with Latin Reel

Director

Amber Bemak

Producer

Amber Bemak, Andrew Houchens

Cast

Guillermo Gómez-Peña, La Pocha Nostra

Showtimes

In-Person


7:00 PM - The LGBT Center

Virtual