Q Series: Lgbtq Lives On Film Paper Dolls

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In collaboration with Rice Cinema and in partnership with Rice Gender and Sexually Diverse Graduates and Postdocs, Rice Ethnographic Film Society is pleased to present a series of films that address some of the least oft discussed aspects of LGBTQ life in the U.S. and around the world.

Please join us this Spring 2015 semester every other Tuesday evening from 6:00pm for a reception followed by a screening and expert-facilitated Q&A.


The final screening of the series is PAPER DOLLS. Paper Dolls features the stories of Filipina trans* women who migrate to Israel/Palestine to care for elderly Orthodox Jewish men after Israel closes its borders to Palestinian workers. In their free time, they perform in “Paper Dolls,” a drag troupe composed of Filipna trans* women.

Discussion facilitator: YURIKA TAMURA, Ph.D.

A postdoctoral fellow at Rice's Chao Center for Asian Studies, Tamura’s research examines corporeality and sensation, immigration, and intercultural music and performance. Her dissertation is entitled “Bodies for Non-Philosophy, Communities for Non-Belonging: Intercultural Music, Performance, and a Sense of Coexistence.”

Support for Q Series comes from across the Rice campus: Rice University Graduate Student Association; Fondren Library; ALFA Cultural Programming Fund, administered by the Office of Multicultural Affairs; the Student Activities President's Programming Fund; the Humanities Research Center; Chao Center for Asian Studies; Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Department of Sociology at Rice University; and Rice University Anthropology.

Rice Cinema is located across the street from the RUPD building. Entrance no.8: University and Stockton.
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By: Rice Ethnographic Film Society