Muxes

Sunday, 14 February 2016 - 2:00pm

Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Muxes

Penn Museum Second Sunday Culture Films

The films in this year's Penn Museum Second Sunday Series are curated around the theme of gender & considering the role that gender/identity plays across many cultures.
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MEXICO

Muxes
(Alejandra Islas, 2003, 101 min)

Speaker: Iggy Cortez, Penn Cinema Studies.                 

Muxes (pronounced "Mooshays") documents the lives of gay and transgender Zapotec people in the Oaxaca, Mexico town of Juchitán, locally described as a queer paradise.

Penn Museum Culture Films

Films are free with museum admission. Pre-registration is not required.


ALL FILMS IN "GENDER ACROSS CULTURES" SERIES

October 11, 2015
A Place in the Middle and Heart of the Sea

November 8, 2015
A Quiet Inquisition

December 13, 2015
Mardistan

February 14, 2016
Muxes

March 13, 2016
Soul Food Stories