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Tiona McClodden screens Burning Cigarettes and the Untitled Black Lesbian Elder Project
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Tiona McClodden screens Burning Cigarettes and the Untitled Black Lesbian Elder Project

April 9, 2014

This event is part of the 2014 Philly Queer Media series

When: Sunday April 13, 2014. 5:00 – 7:00 pm

WhereThe Rotunda (4014 Walnut Street). Philadelphia, PA

Cost & audience: FREE! All ages, all are welcome

Event description

Come watch recent films by Philadelphia-based multi-media artist Tiona McClodden about queer African American communities and politics. Tiona will screen her new short narrative film about HIV/AIDS Bumming Cigarettes as well as selections from her feature-length documentary The Untitled Black Lesbian Elder Project.

Tiona McClodden

Tiona McClodden was born in 1981 in Blytheville, Arkansas. She is a filmmaker and visual artist. She produces and distributes her work through her film and media imprint, Harriet’s Gun Media whose mission is to produce and distribute works of art across a range of media platforms that examine, explore, and critique issues at the intersections of race, gender, and sexuality. Themes explored in McClodden’s films have been social change, social realism, re-memory and more recently biomythography. 

She has produced, written and directed a range of films examining the including her award winning feature-length documentary film, black./womyn.: conversations with lesbians of African descent, a short narrative film Bumming Cigarettes, and an an experimental film portrait, roots.|&|rigor. featuring Philadelphia based sculpture artist Lorna Williams.

She will debut the exhibition of the first part of her upcoming four part series, Be Alarmed: The Black Americana Epic, Movement I – The Visions as the first recipient of the Leeway Art+Technology Residency, a collaboration with the Leeway Foundation and the Breadboard Foundation.

Tiona lives and works in Philadelphia, PA.

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