Krissy Mahan has been making movies using humor as a feminist tool for 25 years. Mahan’s movies address social issues such as accessibility, gender identity, mental health, immigration, and working class post-industrial cities. Mahan works in public elementary schools, and has recently screened at the 2019 New York Feminist Film Week, the Scottish Queer International Film Festival, Glasgow, London Fringe! Film Festival, London, UK; aGLIFF in Austin; the Toronto Queer Film Festival, Ontario, Canada; the Dyke Drama Film Fest in Perth, Australia, and Pembe Hayat / KUIR Pink Life QueerFest, Ankara, Turkey. Other work is included in festivals/programs that focus on dis/Ability+queerness, and is shown in educational settings and at screenings in support of community groups.
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Upcoming Screenings 2019
April 27, 2019
IndyMeme Film Festival in Austin, TX will be the site of the US Premiere of the film version of I DREAM / YALINIDREAM, which was originally created for Sharon Bridgforth’s RIVER SEE theatrical installation. This event will be held at AFS Cinema in Austin.
May 11, 2019
FOUR BILLION REASONS will be shown at 16:45 at the Woodhouse Community Centre at the Leeds Queer Film Festival!
This festival initially had to be rescheduled, but the queers of Leeds are back to finish what they started. Relaunch Event! “We’re really touched by all the love and support so can’t wait to spend four days in a cozy queer utopia at Woodhouse Community Centre.”
May 15, 2019
ALL IN A DAY’S WORK 4:00pm Thrilled to announce that the collaborative film by Patricia Silva and me will be shown in the Workers Unite Film Festival. Our movie is screening with THE WASHING SOCIETY and DIVISION AVE at the
June 6, 2019
MY AUNT MAME is screening at the at Curzon Soho, in the QueerBee Identity programme at 6.30pm.
June 22, 2019
I Am/YaliniDream will be shown at the Splice Film Festival at the Film Noir Cinema in Brooklyn. This collaborative film will screen in the “Video Art & Erotica” program at 7:30pm.