December 1 to January 16
Museum Kurhaus Kleve (Kleve, Germany)
Zanele Muholi’s doc Difficult Love (2010) screens as part of the exhibit “The Naked Body: A Matter of Perspective.” Difficult Love is an intimate portrait of Muholi and her striking photographs of LGBTI people in South Africa.
Moments of Perception Book Launch (CFMDC.tv)
A recording of the virtual launch held November 30, featuring a video presentation and in-depth discussion with authors Stephen Broomer and Mike Zryd and editors Barbara Sternberg and Jim Shedden.
December 3 live; On Demand December 4-7
Interrupting Linear Time: A Panel Discussion (online)
A presentation and conversation between curator/artist/researcher Hexe Fey and the collective Catrileo+Carrión Community about multi-disciplinary works that choreograph 2 Spirit/Trans/Queer identities through the notion of non-linear time.
Cinéma Paraloeil (Rimouski, QC)
Trains of Winnipeg (the short) by Clive Holden screens as part of “Hors les rails,” a program of shorts focused on trains.
SOUNDplay Festival (online)
Pierre Radisson: Fjord and Gulf (2017) by Ben Donoghue screens at New Adventures in Sound Art’s SOUNDplay Festival. Newly remastered for online presentation, Pierre Radisson: Fjord and Gulf presents the daily activity and environment of its eponymous Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker. Artist Talk December 11.
December 8 & 9
Cinémathèque québécoise (Montreal, QC)
No Place like Home - Les films de Louise Bourque: A two-part retrospective of the work of experimental filmmaker Louise Bourque. Part 1 screens December 8 at 6:30pm, Part 2 screens December 9 at 6:30pm.
Archive/Counter-Archive Symposium (online)
Keynote: "Wanted Dead or Alive: From the Archive to the Counter-Archive in Documentary Film,” presented by Paula Amad and moderated by Sharon Hyashi.
December 9-18; Artist talk December 10
Cut Draw Fuck Kiss: Queer Animated Shorts from the CFMDC Collection (CFMDC.tv)
Curated by the X University Association of Moving Image Archivists Student Chapter, this program celebrates the multitudinous ways queer filmmakers have used the animation genre to tell stories about their experiences.