Krissy Mahan creates animated movies using humor as a feminist tool. Mahan’s movies address social issues such as accessibility, gender identity, mental health, immigration, and working class post-industrial cities. Dykeumentary films are included in international festivals/programs and community-based/educational settings. Mahan has been recording visual testimonies of people for 20 years, using whatever technology is available. She is a member of The Austin Project, led by Dr. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones and Sharon Bridgforth, and has worked with Laurie Carlos, Naomi Jaffe, and YaliniDream. A passionate idealist with a flair for the fabulous and funny, her work has been shown in galleries and film festivals in the US and internationally.. In 2019 Dykeumentary films have screened at the Bechdel Film Festival, Akron, OH, The Film Collective, Philadelphia, PA, The Leeds Queer Film Festival, Leeds, UK 2019 New York Feminist Film Week, Wicked Queer, Boston, MA, Pembe Hayat / KUIR Pink Life QueerFest, Ankara, Turkey.
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Upcoming Screenings 2019
Friday, August 16, 2019 at 7 PM
PopUp Anthology and Artworks Trenton
My Aunt Mame
PopUp Anthology is back for a night of local film on August 16th!
Filmmakers include K. Kypers, Krissy Mahan, the Cremer Brothers, Hadi Gass, Jamie DiNicola, and more.
We’ll be screening a program of films followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. Free admission + reception to follow. Stay tuned for details!