June 7, 2012 by RVA Zine Fest
Join us for a night of short documentaries, popcorn, and cupcakes!We will sell small bags of popcorn and cupcakes made with care by Becca (one of our newest Richmond Zine Fest organizers and creator of the food zine “‘A Monsterous Appetite for Cake”). At dusk, we’ll view Grrlyshow by Kara Herold and Occupy America by Mark Strandquist.
- Grrlyshow is “an 18 minute explosion of fringe feminism and print media, “Grrlyshow” is a powerful and rebellious message from new voices often left unheard. Filmmaker Kara Herold examines the girly Zine revolution and culture in such a way that the film intellectually and stylistically addresses anyone’s question concerning whether or not feminism has reached its 3rd wave: the postmodern. By interweaving head-shot interviews, clips from the zines and 1950′s television-esque vignettes, Herold clearly illustrates feminism’s ability to exist within a system that generally doesn’t give women their own voice. “Grrlyshow” successfully brings to the surface alternative voices and projects that are vital to the continuation and expansion of feminism.” (http://www.grrlyshow.com/)
- Occupy America is about the difficulty the Occupy Movement faced in articulating its message and motivations to Americans, who are detached from and confused by the protests in NYC, DC, and other areas.
Since this is a fundraiser for Richmond Zine Fest 2012, the suggested donation is $3.
All funds will go toward the cost of a venue and other fees involved with planning and publicizing a non-profit event for independent, alternative publishing.
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