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Lesbian New York parents realize a corporation is peddling toxic cat food in this experimental drama


Official Selection at Berlin International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival. Taiwanese-born new media visionary Shu Lea Cheang directs this avant-anarcho eco-satire in which a lesbian couple living on Staten Island find themselves ensnared in a conspiracy involving a ghost ship of nuclear refuse, ominous television commercials, and deadly cat food. Part of Queering the Canon: BIPOC New York $10 Ticket | $8 for Members $18 Weekend Pass | $15 for Members Envisioning New York City as a toxic waste dump of consumerist detritus, FRESH KILL offers a bracing, queer feminist response to the patriarchal poison of corporate capitalism. Screening in virtual 35mm print. 80 min The screening included a special Q&A with the director, moderated by filmmaker Isabel Sandoval Presented in Partnership with BAM and Asian CineVisionSponsored by BET


Shu Lea Cheang