Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Vega Darling Monday, August 24th

For this summer’s screening series at Pieter, WCCW and Craftswoman House invited LA-based filmmakers to screen and discuss their recent work.

August 24th: Vega Darling will screen and discuss his new documentary “Lost Grrrls: Riot Grrrl In Los Angeles” (2015). 

Screening begins at 7:30pm
Space is limited, purchase tickets ahead of time for $5, here
or pay at the door if space is available. 

Pieter Performance Space

420 West Avenue 33, Unit 10
Los Angeles, CA 90031

Vega Darling is a punk rocker turned filmmaker. Vega’s work has been screened at Frameline FF, San Francisco Transgender FF, San Francisco Women’s FF, Outfest Los Angeles LGBT FF and Reel It Out Queer FF, among others. Vega is the director of Lost Grrrls: Riot Grrrl In Los Angeles and GRRRL: 25 years of riot grrrl. Vega art directed Lynn Breedlove’s film adaptation of the punk rock dystopian novel, Godspeed (2007). Vega also worked on the gay transgender prequel to Battleship Potemkin, Maggots and Men (2009), and the experimental film adaptation of Michelle Tea’s novel, Valencia: The Movie/s (2013). Vega keynoted Ladyfest Los Angeles 2013. Vega co-directed An Excerpt From the Forthcoming Documentary, GRRRL (2013), a short film commissioned for the first major art exhibition on riot grrrl, Alien She, which also screened at several film festivals. Vega co-founded Atlanta Riot Grrrl in the mid-90’s, managed the first riot grrrl/queercore band out of the American South and wrote several zines in the 90’s and early 2000′s. Vega has organized feminist, queer, trans, and punk festivals, events, and conferences including Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, Ladyfest Bay Area, and Gender Reel Film Festivals in Oakland and Long Beach. Vega is a Senior double major undergraduate student in Film and Media Studies, and Psychology and Social Behavior at the University of California, Irvine.

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