Screenfest_Panel#6: Queer Film Festivals Nachhaltig. Festivals als Impulsgeber für Archive und Sammlungen (Deutsch, Englisch)

26.Nov.2020, 16:30-18:30
Prerecorded Impulse: LINK

Moderation: Katja Wiederspahn (Queertactics), Co-Moderation: Nicole Kandioler (tfm Universität Wien)

Prerecorded Impulse: Jenni Olson (Advisory Board, Outfest UCLA Legacy Project for LGBT Moving Image Preservation, USA) 

Diskutant_innen: Claudia Slanar (Ursula Blicke Video Archiv/Belvedere), Katharina Müller (Österreichisches Filmmuseum, AT), Florian Widegger (Filmarchiv Austria, AT), Dietmar Schwärzler (sixpack film, AT), Karola Gramann (Kinothek Asta Nielsen, DE), Margit Hauser (Stichwort, AT)


All about Jenni Olson in 141 words

One of the world’s leading experts on LGBT cinema history, Jenni Olson is an independent writer and non-fiction filmmaker based in Berkeley, California. Her reflection on the last 30 years of LGBT film history, in The Oxford Handbook of Queer Cinema, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press in 2021. Jenni’s work as a film historian includes the Lambda Award nominated The Queer Movie Poster Book (Chronicle Books, 2005). She is a former co-director of the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival, the oldest and largest queer film festival on the planet. She holds a BA in Film Studies from the University of Minnesota and is currently an independent consultant in marketing and digital film distribution. A 2018 MacDowell Fellow, Jenni is now in development on her third feature-length essay film, The Quiet World and an essayistic memoir of the same name. 

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