From 16 years old

Film screening & Get-together Body: Politics − Experimental feminist short films

Queer loox: The queer-feminist film series in Luxembourg
© Syntagma © Valie Export & Dyketactics © Barbara Hammer

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For this exceptional evening, queer loox offers a selection of short experimental films that question the body in its political and aesthetic dimension.

The selection includes films by artists whose work is at the intersection of performance, video art and cinema.

The screening will be preceded by an introduction presenting the directors and the importance of experimental cinema in the feminist avant-garde.

The films

At Land
dir. Maya Deren | US | 1944 | 14 min | no dialogue

dir. Maria Lassnig | AT, USA | 1971 | 10 min | no dialogue

Body Politics
dir. Valie Export | AT | 1974 | 3 min | no dialogue

Mann & Frau & Animal
dir. Valie Export | AT | 1973 | 8 min | no dialogue

dir. Barbara Hammer | US | 1974 | 4 min | no dialogue

Double Strength
dir. Barbara Hammer | US | 1978 | 16 min | no dialogue

S.O.S. Extraterrestria
dir. Mara Mattuschka | AT, DE | 1993 | 10 min | German intertitles with English subtitles

queer loox

queer loox is a queer-feminist film and event series in Luxembourg. Queer in a broad sense signifies a crossing of traditional identity categories and implies a critical engagement with the division between the normal’ and the social illegitimate’. The series presents a wide range of feature films, documentaries, video art, ethnographic films, etc. queer loox sees itself as a queer-feminist platform, a meeting-point for discussion, and also dancing.

Next event

Tue 05.04.22 >19:00
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
(2001, dir. John Cameron Mitchell)