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Fairy Fantastic! Children’s Drag Queen Story Hour and Film Screening

Saturday, May. 4, 2019, 12 p.m.


  • Single: $10

Artists Hilary Harp and Suzie Silver present Over the Rainbow, a curated screening of queer and experimental shorts for kids of all ages.

Over the Rainbow: Queer and Experimental Shorts for Kids of All Ages presents nine short films on difference-affirming, gender-variance, and anti-bullying themes. A shy boy’s heart jumps out of his chest to follow a bookish boy right into school—will the shy boy ever get his heart back? Why are all of Alexa’s favorite things—like car-shaped beds, super balls, and soccer—called “boy things”? If your mom is an airplane, what is your dad? Can a bat who sleeps all day find a nighttime friend? The answers to these and many more questions can be found in Over the Rainbow, a screening of queer and experimental videos for kids of all ages. The short films in Over the Rainbow are moving, hilarious, beautiful, and inventive visions of a genderfluid world. As finely wrought as they are entertaining, the films in Over the Rainbow will delight kids and parents alike.

Harp & Silver Bio:
Since 2003, Hilary Harp and Suzie Silver have collaborated on videos and mixed media installations that celebrate their shared love of science fiction, camp sensibilities, and performance art. Their videos have screened at over 100 festivals on five continents and are distributed by the Video Data Bank. Their ongoing collaboration, Fairy Fantastic!, is a fairy and folk tale video series for gender non-conforming kids of all ages. Harp is an associate professor at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. Silver is a professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Learn more about Fairy Fantastic.

Free with RSVP

*RSVP does not guarantee a seat. Seating is first come, first served.

Sat, May 4, 12:00 p.m.

Free for kids under 15


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