Krissy Mahan creates and shares movies that use humor to address social issues such as accessibility, gender identity, mental health, immigration, and working class post-industrial cities. A passionate idealist with a flair for the fabulous, Dykeumentary films are included in international festivals/programs and community-based/educational settings.
Dykeumentary supports the cultural boycott of the state of Israel. #BDS
An article i wrote thinking about abolitionist cinema has been published in MAI: FEMINISM & VISUAL CULTURE a non-hierarchical journal open to multivalent feminist expression, research & critique of visual culture.
Upcoming Screenings in Autumn 2021
It’s with happiness and humility that I can share that these festivals have selected my films:
FilmPride, available online August 16 – 31, 2021, will be the World Premiere of my new movie Have You Ever Thought Why. It is included in the SELF program.
Prism 34 / AGLIFF : has selected Carol for the “Avant Garde” program, which will be available online from August. 26 – Sept. 6, 2021. The Avant Garde film program description reads; “Is it a film? Is it an art piece? Is that a penis? You never know what you find in this assortment of inventive filmmaking not bound by narrative.”
Les Mains Gauches happens the 9th to the 12th of Septembre 2021 in Marseille, France. They have selected My Crazy Boxers.
The Toronto International Tamil Film Festival will show I Dream / YaliniDream at their event happening September 11-12, 2021 in Toronto.
Women Over 50 Film Festival will show #DaughterFail in their online festival happening 25-26 September, 2021.
Burnt Art Video and Experimental Film Fest will include #DaughterFail in their festival in Autumn, 2021.
My Crazy Boxers recently:
26 May 2021: Les Mains Gauches, Marseille, France. Festival preview screening at Mémoire des Sexualités, LGBTQ archive in Marseille, France, and will be shown again at the full festival from the 9th to the 12th of September.
19 – 23 April 2021 online: Social Power and Mental Health: Evolving Research Through Lived Experience — A Conference, Cambridge University, UK
April 2021 online: Wicked Queer Boston’s LGBTQ Film Festival, Reel Queer Lives program
November 19-30, 2020 qFLIX XL, the Philadelphia LGBT Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA.
November 19, 2020 Toronto Queer Film Festival Animation Screening, Toronto, Canada.
December 2nd to the 12th, 2020 Festival de films féministes de Montréal / Montreal Feminist Film Festival, Montreal, Canada.
Festival Des Cinemas Differents et Experimentaux De Paris included in Program #8 around the theme “Dialect/Cacolect, atypical uses of speech in experimental cinema” which well be held at the Forum des Images on Tuesday 13 October 2020, Paris, France.
Recently Carol (still making the rounds!)
April 2021 Online: Wicked Queer Boston’s LGBTQ Film Festival, Comedy Shorts program
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