Born In Flames 35th Anniversary w/ DISPATCH
DISPATCH Feminist Moving Image and East End Film Festival are pleased to present this special 35th Anniversary screening of Born in Flames (1983).
Directed by Lizzie Borden Born in Flames is a documentary-style intersectional feminist science fiction which explores race, sexuality, class politics, surveillance, and alternative political systems.
This screening will be introduced by Xana. Xana is a poet, sound designer, live loop musician, interactive installation artist, community organiser and educational facilitator working across film, theatre and tech. Xana’s work focuses on archives, movement and creating access, reflecting on ways in which to build sustainable projects.
DISPATCH is an intersectional feminist moving image online journal & curatorial practice with a focus on works created and curated by women. The aim of their programming is to encourage dialogue around the work and representation of femmes in all aspects of film.
Preserved by Anthology Film Archives with restoration funding by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and The Film Foundation. Distributed by Cinenova.
Image courtesy of Lizzie Borden and Anthology Film Archives, New York.