The University of Texas Center for Women & Gender Studies presents a night of short films from independent women filmmakers addressing global issues of women and technology as part of the CWGS Gender & Technology Film Series.
Tuesday, OCT 30th
6:30pm CAL 100
This event is free and open to the public. Films will be followed by a discussion lead by UT Scholars. For map and more information see our webiste: http://utexas.edu/cola/centers/cwgs
Performing the Border
A film by Ursula Biemann, 42 minutes
A video essay set in the Mexican-U.S. border town of Ciudad Juarez, where U.S. multinational corporations assemble electronic equipment just across from El Paso, Texas. This experimental work explores the sexualization of the border region through labor division, prostitution, and sexual violence in the public sphere.
Other films include: Nalini By Day, Nancy by Night, A film by Sonali Gulati, 27 minutes and Writing Desire A film by Ursula Biemann.