SWAN Events in California, New York & Houston

Flagship Ensemble Presents Site-Specific Second Skin

SANTA MONICA, CA – The Flagship Ensemble presents Second Skin, a site-specific ghost play written, directed and performed by women on the beaches of San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Santa Monica between April 14 and May 15.Get all dates, locations, and ticket information>>

Told in three interconnected monologues, Kristin Idaszak’s Second Skininvestigates the fraught relationship between mothers and daughters, and how one mistake can reverberate across generations. When Quinn learns her estranged mother is dying, she returns to a home she fled long ago.  As she cares for her mother, Quinn wrestles with disturbing childhood memories, her mother’s secrets, and strange occurrences that echo her mother’s Irish bedtime stories.

Director Kate Jopson and designer JR Bruce founded The Flagship Ensembleas a haven for experimentation.  They are especially interested in the interaction of humans and nature as well as the divide between rural and urban communities.  Read more>>

Live and Online Screenings of Experimental Films by Women

Another Experiment by Women

Another Experiment by Women

NEW YORK, NYAnother Experiment by Women (AXW) hosts monthly screenings of short experimental films by women atAnthology Film Archives in New York City. The next screening will feature seven short films on the theme Fun and Games.  It will be held on be on Tuesday, April 26 at 6 p.m. Admission is $7. Read about the films>>

Not in NY? In addition to the live screenings, AXW presents curated shows of shorts for online streaming at http://axwonline.com.  There is a $6 fee to watch the online films. The fees are used to support the filmmakers.  Read more>>

SAG-AFTRA & Women in Film and Television Celebrate SWAN Day Houston

SWAN Day Houston

HOUSTON, TX – The Houston-Austin local of SAG-AFTRA and Women in Film and Television-Houston will host their second annual SWAN Day on Saturday, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Editing Company. Selected Houston women artists will be honored with a mayoral proclamation for their contributions to the local industry. Winners will be announced at the event.  Read more>>