Sincerely Queer . A cinematic retrospective by Sébastien Lifshitz
On the occasion of the exhibition Queerness in Photography, the Yorck Kinos Berlin will present a cinematic retrospective by French filmmaker Sébastien Lifshitz, whose historical photo collection Under Cover . A Secret History of Cross-Dressers is shown at C/O Berlin.
Film info Casa Susanna
Documentary film, 2022, 97 min, Original with German Subtitles
In the straitlaced 1950s and 1960s, cross-dressing men and trans women found temporary refuge, community, and joy gathering at a house in the Catskills. Filmmaker Sébastien Lifshitz’s documentary explores this vibrant group through archival images and interviews with Casa Susanna’s visitors.
There will be a Q&A with Sébastien Lifshitz and Thomas Abeltshauser after the film screening.
Price info: Online or at delphi LUX
C/O Berlin (im Amerika-Haus)