Film Kino-Q & RA XTRA: Steam Room Stories, dir. J.C. Calciano (2019)

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Thu, 06/27/2019

Landmark's E Street Cinema

555 11th St NW
Washington, DC

Diese Veranstaltung findet statt im Rahmen der Reihe „Queer as German Folk“, mit der das Goethe-Institut New York 2019 den 50. Jahrestag der Stonewall Riots als Meilenstein des Kampfes um Gendervielfalt und -gleichberechtigung begeht.

Queer as German Folk ist ein Projekt der Goethe-Institute in Nordamerika in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Schwulen Museum, Berlin, und der Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung

Die Realisation in Washington erfolgt gemeinsam mit The DC Center for the LGBT Community, The Rainbow History Project und Whitman-Walker Health.

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As a part of the Goethe-Institut North America’s Queer as German Folk series – in which we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Uprising as a milestone in the fight for gender diversity and equality – the Goethe-Institut Washington and its many local project partners have selected a number of culturally- and historically-significant films from Germany and North America, highlighting various aspects of queer rights movements. We present Kino-Q, a film series that guides viewers through parts of this history, paired with expert-led discussions.

Steam Room Stories: The Movie
United States, 2019, 95 min., Director: J.C. Calciano

Failing cosmetics magnate Sally Fay will stop at nothing to possess the waters of the Steam Room to help lift her sagging empire. What she doesn't count on is the Steam Room Guys banding together to thwart her evil plans.

JC Calciano is a graduate of New York University’s film school. During his early days in the entertainment industry, he started his career producing and directing music videos for MTV.

JC gained valuable production experience on such films as The Fisher King and Star Trek V: The Final Frontier before joining Cruise/Wagner Productions as Head of Production and as Associate Producer on the film, Mission: Impossible.

He produced the independent films Slaughter Cove, Dead in the Water, Vince Neil’s Rocktails, Girls, Girls, Girls and Coming Out, as well as a concert series for Jessica Simpson and Macy Gray.

JC is also the creator, director and producer of the popular web series, Steam Room Stories, which has over 53+ million views to date. It is viewed around the world on its own YouTube channel.

Currently, he serves as a film professor at UCLA’s esteemed film school where he teaches a graduate level film production course.

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