the evolution of lesbian attire and identity
Karen Everett, USA, 1992, 60m, HD File
Sun 10 June // 19:30 / Cinema
'Framing Lesbian Fashion' was made in San Francisco in 1992. It looks at the evolution of lesbian attire and identity—butch/femme, flannel, androgyny, cross-dressing and drag, queer fluorescent, S/M and leather, lipstick and more, incorporating archival photos and personal stories to document the sociology and history of lesbian fashion in the 1990’s.
“Framing Lesbian Fashion will not only be enjoyed by those whose experience it reflects, but can serve as an educational primer in lesbian sensibilities.” —On Our Backs
Director Karen Everett will be at the screening to introduce the film and lead a short discussion afterwards and artist Jade Sweeting will also present her new 'zine' - a sexy homage to motorbikes and the women who love them. After the film, the bar will be open and there will be dancing…