SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019 | 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM | GAY CITY: SEATTLE’S LGBTQ CENTER
In this free presentation, SQFF is pleased to partner with the North Bend Film Festival, which has curated a showcase of VR/360 experiences, including some of the best immersive work in the contemporary queer storytelling space.
This is a free, drop-in, virtual reality experience! C’mon over anytime between 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM to the Downstairs Conference Room at Gay City and try on a headset!
Content Warnings: Vulgar language, implied violence, graphic violence, depiction or discussion of self-harm
Carl Krause & Dominik Stockhausen; Germany; 2018; 10 min.
Witness the last, desperate attempt of a man, locked in his own mind, to reconnect with his boyfriend. A raging stream of consciousness sheds light on their flawed relationship.
MEETING A MONSTER
Gabriela Arp, Oculus VR for Good, Life After Hate; 2018; USA; 9 min.
In this groundbreaking social justice experience , Angela King, a former white supremacist, journeys into her own past steeped in bigotry. Through reenactments and narration, experience Angela’s transformation from skinhead to diversity advocate.
THROUGH DARCELLE’S EYES
At age 87, Walter Cole, aka Darcelle XV—the oldest queen in the West Coast’s longest-running drag show and also an integral part of Portland’s gay-rights movement—shows no signs of slowing down. Her vivacious performances feature humor, glitz, and even a pair of bedazzled, glowing chaps.