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Daviel Shy

About Daviel Shy

Daviel Shy an independent scholar, writer, and filmmaker. She has written and directed nine shorts and one feature film, The Ladies Almanack, which premiered at Outfest in 2017 and theatrically at The Roxie Theater in 2018. She taught writing at The Art Institute of Chicago, film at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Profile of a Radical at the Women’s Center for Creative Work in Los Angeles. Her writing has been published in Performance Research Journal, by Dancing Girl Press, WALLS DIVIDE PRESS and on YES She is an avid self-publisher, with over ten years of zines and mini-comics out on the shelves of various book shops, galleries, and as part of the collection at the Edendale Library. She is the founder of Arts of the Analog, an organization that promotes analog art-making, and LMNOP: Lesbian Movie Night Ongoing Project, running since 2011. She is currently in development on her second feature film, a fable of modern end-times in post-tech San Francisco.

Outfest 2020 Screens “Bloodsisters: Leather, Dykes And Sadomasochism,” with a Live Digital Panel Tonight!

“Pleasure is a priority,” says Tova Sewall in Michelle Handelman’s 1995 documentary, “Bloodsisters: Leather, Dykes And Sadomasochism,” which is now screening virtually as part of OUTFEST 2020. Though not for the faint of heart, the experience of watching Handlemann’s  25 … Continue reading

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“Mad Skills” Group Show Features Molly Segal’s Dystopic California

Painter Molly Segal has always loved industrial decay. Raised in Oakland, she returned to what she describes as “gross and gorgeous” California by way of Boston five years ago during a major drought. She began to think about drought in … Continue reading

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Dogs and Dykes Opens this Weekend at Junior High Gallery in Hollywood

Ali Liebegott is a poet, novelist, television writer, and comedian. Alongside these pursuits, she has always been painting. This Saturday, she will show her paintings in Los Angeles for the first time in a two-person show with Nicole J. Georges, … Continue reading

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Be Sure to Catch Holy Trinity at Outfest 2019!

Outfest, LA’s premiere Queer Film Festival starts today and runs through July 28th. That’s ten days of features, shorts, panels, parties, galas and more! Download the full program here  This year, as part of the Platinum section (the wilder, experimental … Continue reading

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Film Review: ‘Barbara Rubin & The Exploding NY Underground’ Reveals the Real Warhol

Credited as the first multimedia experience, Andy Warhol’s “Exploding Plastic Inevitable” was a confluence of live sound by The Velvet Underground with psychedelic images projected over the room, musicians, and audience. It was in your face, on your face, constantly … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Charlie Says

In this year’s April 29th issue of the New Yorker, Guinevere Turner relates stories about her childhood in a cult. She writes, “ I’ve always been struck by the sensationalist and reductive way that sixties and seventies cults are portrayed … Continue reading

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