Like A Riot (2016)

Like A Riot, 2min, USA, 2016

“The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.” — Audre Lorde

CAMPBELL X isn’t waiting for a more just representation, they’re going out and changing it now.
“This new generation of feminist filmmakers, curators and critics (and I would add audiences) is not only influencing contemporary debates on gender and sexuality, but changing cinema itself, calling for a world that is intersectional, sustainable and inclusive.” — Sophie Mayer POLITICAL ANIMALS

Inspired by this quote, I made this film of a fantasy romp through the streets of London, with Campbell X and So Mayer as superheroes, changing every movie poster that features a white guy into a poster that features the work of a Woman/Person Of Color.

2021 Wotever Malmö, Sweden
2020 Gender Reel, 10th Anniversary (final film festival), St. Paul, MN, USA
2018 GenderReel, St Paul, MN and various cities, USA
2017 Leeds Queer Film Festival, Leeds, UK
2016 Wotever DIY Film Festival, DIY Space for London, UK
2016 Scottish Queer International Film Festival, Glasgow Media Arts Centre, UK

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