Kate Bornstein is a Queer and Pleasant Danger
A self-described trans-dyke, reluctant-polyamorist, sadomasochist, and recovering Scientologist, Kate Bornstein has been instrumental in raising transgender visibility with her bestselling books, lectures, and performances. She is a role model for a generation of people that is learning how to redefine its gender and sexuality, and survive in a world that frequently greets ambiguity with hostility. Kate Bornstein joins director Sam Feder to discuss this meditative and playful documentary portrait. (2014, Dir. S. Feder, 72 min.)
Brian Weil, 1979–95: Being in the World
The Hammer, in collaboration with the Santa Monica Museum of Art and its presentation of Brian Weil, 1979–95: Being in the World, hosts a series of programs exploring the invisible communities that the extraordinary photographer sought to illuminate in his photographs.
All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA.
Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and all Hammer members.
The Hammer’s digital presentation of its public programs is made possible by the Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.