Stories

Autoportrait | Trailer | by Film Streams

Sep 13 - 27, 2022 // How do filmmakers reveal a picture of themselves - in the reframing of films already completed, in the face of a ban from filmmaking, or within the tangles of memory and happenstance? The three films in the Autoportrait series — This Is Not a Film, Cameraperson, and Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania — present filmmakers who reflect on themselves and their craft, finding that their telling of others' stories is also a telling…

Girl Friends | Trailer | by Film Streams

A unique perspective within the coming-of-age genre is presented in Girl Friends, a series that focuses on girls, friends, girlfriends, and girl friends. Three films, all directed by queer women, center to some extent on a romantic storyline, though often the most interesting moments revolve around the interactions between friendship and queerness: crushes on friends, social ostracization, the murky distinction between romantic and platonic feelings, sexual discovery, identity and presentation, allyship, and many forms of intimacy.

Recent reviews

Opened Fri Jul 22 at the Dundee Theater
filmstreams.org/films/nope

Opened Fri Jul 29 at the Ruth Sokolof Theater
filmstreams.org/films/fire-of-love

Opening today at the Dundee Theater, Fri Aug 5 → filmstreams.org/films/lost-highway

Opening today at the Ruth Sokolof Theater, Fri Jun 10 → filmstreams.org/films/a-chiara