The Art/Life Institute
KINGSTON, NY 185 Abeel Street
A Performance Art Residency, Gallery and Project Space
Join Q POP Productions and The Art/Life Institute on Monday Sept 6th, 2021 (Labor Day) for a very special screening of the iconic Black queer film “The Watermelon Woman”, followed by a Q&A with Kingston’s own Jaguar Mary X about their experience being in the film as well as their creative career.
The Watermelon Woman is a romantic comedy-drama written, directed, and edited by Cheryl Dunye. It was the first feature film directed by a Black lesbian and is considered a landmark in New Queer Cinema.
The event kicks off at 5pm with a healing movement workshop, followed by a screening of the film, and Q&A with Jaguar Mary X.
Popcorn and movie snacks will be on deck.
Kittitian Flavored Binghitings will be vending delicious Caribbean cuisine and One N Only Cakes will be vending bomb desserts!
This event is free for all, donations are welcomed to help offset event costs and there will also be surprise raffles throughout the night with proceeds going to JMX & Art/Life Institute.
Please RSVP at: bit.ly/wwscreening
If you cannot make the event but would like to participate in the raffle/ support with a donation please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Art Life Institute is a performance art incubator, gallery space and exhibition venue located in the historic Rondout neighborhood in Kingston, New York.
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195 Abeel Street, Kingston NY 12401
Q POP Productions
is a collective that organizes BIPOC centered Queer Pop-up events in the
Hudson Valley with a mission of spreading joy and healing as a means of resistance.