Film Reviews, Interviews
“So brilliantly hilarious!”
– Toronto Queer Film Festival on Facebook October 30, 2018
“Keep making films, Krissy. The community wants to see more from you!”
— Dyke Drama Film Fest on Facebook, 29 May 2018.
“Thank you for submitting your film. The audience laughed a lot during the comedic moments!”
— SpliceFilmFest on Twitter, 11 June 2018.
“This Carol parody is a simple yet spectacular class analysis of the desire in Todd Haynes’ already iconic Carol, using DIY techniques and Fisher Price toys to recreate the modern queer classic.”
“…this one isn’t *shy.* Good luck with this, dykeumentary.”
— Carol screenwriter Phyllis Nagy on Twitter, September 2016
“The film’s playfulness in its composition juxtaposes its seriousness in content, mirroring the director’s experience of caring for a family member while filming the piece.”
— SQIFF Shorts: Defiant Dykes. Glasgow University Magazine. Scotland, October 2017
“Over the past twenty years Mahan has developed a body of work exposing the absurdity of man-made barriers to human movement, happiness, and social access.”
— “The Women of Over 50 Film Festival.” Curve Magazine. USA, August 2017
“My Aunt Mame is a funny/sad dramatization of a woman’s childhood…told through Fisher-Price people in homemade sets.”
“A story touching on healthcare politics & culture. This was beautiful.”
— 2017 Reviews, Planet 9 Film Festival. USA, September, 2017
LGBTQ Review (UK), October 2017
Live Interview with Krissy Mahan on London Live Television, UK, August 2015
Appearances on Film
Des!re, Film, 2017
Director: Campbell X
When I Knew, TV Film, 2008.
Dir: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato
Queering the Countryside: New Frontiers in Rural Queer Studies, ed. Mary L. Gray, Colin R. Johnson, Brian J. Gilley. NYU Press, 2015 (pp 174-177)
On Children’s Literature and the (Im)Possibility of It Gets Better, ed. Merritt Mason. ESC: English Studies in Canada, Volume 38, Issue 3-4, September/December 2012. (pp. 91-95)
It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, an Creating A Life Worth Living, ed. Dan Savage and Terry Miller. Dutton, 2011, pp. 71-73).
Experiments in a Jazz Aesthetic: Art, Activism, Academia and the Austin Project, ed. Omi Osun Joni L Jones, Lisa L. Moore, and Sharon Bridgforth (University of Texas Press, 2010, pp.106-109).
That Takes Ovaries: Bold Females And Their Brazen Acts, ed. Rivka Solomon (Three Rivers Press, 2002, pp.152-153).