A Film by Joanna Reposi

“I don’t turn the other cheek. I turn my ass, comrade.”
—Pedro Lemebel
 Chilean performance artist, anti-fascist & queer activist Pedro Lemebel (1952-2015) was an icon of his country’s gay liberation movement during the Pinochet dictatorship. Explore his life and work in this documentary. 

Teddy Award for Best Documentary/Essay Film, Berlin International Film Festival

Myth of a Colorblind France
A Film by Alan Govenar
 The film explores the lives and careers of renowned African Americans who emigrated to Paris, including Josephine Baker, James Baldwin, Richard Wright, Beauford Delaney, and Barbara Chase-Riboud, and includes rare footage of Henry Ossawa Tanner in Paris.

OVID’s April Releases
They’re offering a preview of all 34 films coming to OVID in April! Highlights include Peter Watkins’s LA COMMUNE (PARIS 1871) to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the event and MARKIE IN MILWAUKEE, the story of a midwestern transgender woman as she struggles with the prospect of de-transitioning under the pressures of her fundamentalist church, family and community.

Check out the schedule and read about the forthcoming films on our blog, metafilm.
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