Fairy Fantastic!, the collaborative art practice of Professor Suzie Silver and Hilary Harp, presents two film screening at the Scottsdale Museum of Art. The first, “Out in the Woods: Queer Folk and Fairy Tales,” presents queer retellings of folk and fairy tales and will screen on May 3. The second, “Over the Rainbow: Queer and Experimental Shorts for Kids of All Ages,” presents shorts on difference-affirming, gender-variance, and anti-bullying themes and will screen on May 4.
Out in the Woods: Queer Folk and Fairy Tales
Friday May 3 at 7pm
Out in the Woods includes nine queer retellings of folk and fairy tales from around the world. These films include a storiy of love in a pre-hispanic Mexican ritual, a Cinderella-like folktale from Samoa, a Scottish tale of tricksters and transformation, and a magical realist take on Alice in Wonderland starring trans/queer luminaries Zackary Drucker, Flawless Sabrina and Vaginal Davis.
Over the Rainbow: Queer and Experimental Shorts for Kids of all Ages
Saturday May 4, Drag Queen Story Hour with Miss Nature at 12pm, Screening at 1pm
Enjoy a curated screening of short films for gender non-conforming kids, queer families, and their allies. Over the Rainbow presents eight short films on difference-affirming, gender-variance, and anti-bullying themes. The films in Over the Rainbow are moving, hilarious, beautiful, and inventive visions of a gender-creative world. As finely wrought as they are entertaining, the films in Over the Rainbow will delight kids and parents alike.