2016 Panels & Workshops


Dissecting Feminist Films: how to tell if a film is feminist with Cinema Lab
12:15-12:45 p.m. in Koning Micro-Cinema

Sarah Vesely, Founder of Cinema Lab
Jackie Peterman, Founder of Cinema Lab


Gender Performance: CIS playing LGBTQ
12:45-1:45 p.m. in the Annex

Chelsea Poe, trans* porn star
Mira Krishnan, consultant and LGBTQ activist
Lucas Gillis, AEGIS at Ferris State University
Connor McGahan, AEGIS at Ferris State University
Ginger Ambrosia, drag queen


Changing the Narrative: making films that matter with LaFem Collectif 
1-2 p.m. in Koning Micro-Cinema

Naomi Brown, Visual Storyteller/Strategist
Carese D. Bartlett, Lead Producer and Director
Holly Crevier, Lead Editor


Student Filmmakers Workshop: advice from the pros
2:15-3:15 p.m. in the Annex

Gretchen Vinnedge, CMC Education Director
Katie Hessler, Student Filmmaker
Maddie Davis, Student Filmmaker


Women in Music: double standards and "girl bands"
2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Koning Micro-Cinema

Camile Hoorn, Lipstick Jodi
Angela Teeple, AOK
Jes Kramer, Jes Kramer 
Linda Tellis, Lady Ace Boogie


Analyzing Beyonce's Lemonade: black feminism and pop music
3:45-4:30 p.m. in the Koning Theatre

Breannah Alexander, Founder of women reVamped


The Power of POC Narrative in Film: behind the camera
3:45-4:45 p.m. in the Annex

Monroe O'Bryant, Fearless Brother Project


The Stigma of Being Pro-Choice
4:45-5:15 p.m. in the Koning Micro-Cinema

MSU Medical Students for Choice


Funny Girls: improv and Q&A
5-6 p.m. in the Annex

Jenna Pope
Kristin Hirsh
Eirann Betka
Angelika Lee
Megan Elaine
Katie Jones
Rachel Gleason
Danielle Kerley


Disability Representation in the Media: showing every body
5:30-6:30 p.m. in Koning Micro-Cinema

Robert Andy Coombs, DisArt photographer
Aaminah Shakur, artist / culture critic / poet


Processing 8mm Film Workshop: make and develop your own movie
6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Annex

Sarah Vesely, Cinema Lab and GRFFF organizer

How to Be a Better Ally
7-8 p.m. in Koning Micro-Cinema

Samm Martin, LGBTQ activist