SCREENINGS: In Search of Margo-Go, Daybreak, and Quinn

SATURDAY, MARCH 19
5:00 PM  |  Mayer Theater  | Register

Q&A with directors Jill Reiter, Lucretia Tye Jasmine, and performers will follow.

Sponsored by the College of Communication and Fine Arts at Loyola Marymount University

In Search of Margo-go, directed by Jill Reiter

In Search of Margo-go

Short, directed by Jill Reiter

In Search of Margo-go, starring Kathleen Hanna, Jill Reiter & Iraya Robles, has been described as “a playful synth-punk romp re-envisioning early ‘80s NYC club culture as an acid-hued comic book, equal parts Liquid Sky and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.” Reiter, editing from the original 16mm & Super 8 shot in 1994, as well as “new” footage filmed on an old studio camera, animation by Katie Bush, & music by composer LK Naps, finished this “lost” film in 2015. This time capsule from the under-documented ‘90s queerpunk/riot grrrl underground in SF & NYC looks back on queer influences from the early, arty & neon pre-hardcore punk scenes, into the androgyny-laced ‘80s new wave world of Reiter's teenage years.

Unfinished portions of this film will be performed live by a cast including Nao Bustamante, Raquel Gutiérrez, Tara JepsenJennifer LockeJill Reiter, Sue Scheibler, and Lex Vaughn.

Quinn, directed by Lucretia Tye Jasmine

Daybreak
Quinn

Shorts, directed by Lucretia Tye Jasmine

Daybreak is a 10-minute narrative 16mm film in color and black and white about rape. Daybreak is included in Miranda July's video chain letter, Joanie 4 Jackie. Quinn is a 3-minute experimental documentary on VHS video in color about bulimia. Its star currently performs on Broadway. The filmmaker's website is http://www.lucretiax.com/.

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