MY SIGHT IS LINED WITH VISIONS

MY SIGHT IS LINED WITH VISIONS

1990s Asian American Film & Video

January 26, 2021 - January 25, 2022

The VaultMy Sight is Lined with Visions' rotating monthly spotlight on rare, underground, and transgressive work.

Each short film or video in the Vault is accompanied by an essay and an Instagram Live Q&A with the filmmaker.

February 2021

Four or Five Accidents, One June... (dir. Roddy Bogawa; 1989; 25 min.)

A prototypical mashup of techniques, speculation, enactments, and fiction following a delivery driver's route through San Diego.

"Cinematic Delivery," by Aiko Masubuchi

Instagram Live Q&A with Roddy Bogawa

March 2021

koré (dir. TRAN T. Kim-Trang; 1994; 17 min.)

The third short in Tran's The Blindness Series (1992-2006), this essay film situates its agile, trenchant explorations of sexuality, desire, and institutional treatments of people of color and AIDS patients around the blindfold.

"After Image," by Emerson Goo

Instagram Live Q&A with TRAN T. Kim-Trang

April 2021

The Trained Chinese Tongue (dir. Laurie Wen; 1994; 20 min.)

Securing her invites from chance meetings at a fish counter in a Boston Chinatown market, Laurie Wen takes us to four home-cooked meals where she, and her camera, become welcomed interlocutors.

"An Incredible and Ordinary Feast," by Chanel Kong

Instagram Live Q&A with Laurie Wen