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Wildness, Wu Tsang 2012. Image Love Alban

Wildness, Wu Tsang 2012. Image Love Alban

Events - Film


Wu Tsang (2012, 75mins)

12 Nov 2013

Rooted in the tropical underground of Los Angeles nightlife, WILDNESS is a documentary portrait of the Silver Platter, a historic bar in the MacArthur Park area of Downtown Los Angeles that has been home for Latin/LBGT immigrant communities since 1963.
With a magical-realist flourish, the bar itself becomes a character, narrating what happens when a group of young artists create a weekly performance art/dance party (organized by director Wu Tsang and DJs NGUZUNGUZU & Total Freedom) called Wildness, which explodes into creativity and conflict.
What does “safe space” mean, and who needs it? And how does it differ among us? At the Silver Platter, the search for answers to these questions creates coalitions across generation.
6.30pm - 8.30pm
The Space


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