Church of the Abnormal Vol.1: Freak Orlando

⸸ Church of the Abnormal ⸸ Vol.1: Freak Orlando

LALA’s new Sunday film service presents screenings of narrative movie oddities to enjoy with popcorn and drinks! Come join us for queer camp weirdo beauties, surrealist avant-garde masterpieces, offbeat dark comedies, anarchic situationist underground film and video. An evening of mutant reverence! We kick of the series with a screening of Ulrike Ottinger’s Freak Orlando […]

The Early Works of Cheryl Dunye

The Early Works of Cheryl Dunye

LALA and Dreamland present some of the early works by Cheryl Dunye for the first time in Athens, with the presence of the filmmaker herself!!!

Psychedelic Films & Expanded Cinema

Psychedelic Films & Expanded Cinema

LALA and the Perverts Cine Club, in collaboration with The Dream Palace present a screening of rarely seen psychedelic films from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Jackals & Fireflies screening + Q&A with Eva H.D. and Charlie Kaufman

Current LALA resident Eva H.D. presents “Jackals & Fireflies”, a 20-minute city suite, a poetic cinematic essay, directed by Charlie Kaufman and written and performed by Eva herself. A woman wanders the streets of New York City, takes buses and trains, sits in bars and coffee shops, experiencing the city’s diverse neighborhoods, while thinking about […]

Oral histories: Iossif Vardakis

Beginning this season’s programme, we host the fifth in our series of oral history discussions. This time our guest is Iossif Vardakis, a filmmaker and activist based in Athens. Iossif has just completed the first Greek documentary on the LGBTI scene of the AKOE era and will confide to Fil Ieropoulos personal stories about suburban […]

Kenneth Anger: Queer Cinema Pioneer

The Perverts Cine Club (P.C.C.) at ΛΑΛΑ presents a screening of short films by Kenneth Anger who passed away last month. Arguably considered the grandfather of queer cinema, Anger’s uncompromising vision, combining an experimental attitude towards narrative and a luscious baroque camp aesthetic, still appears as luminary and mind-blowing today, a showcase of what queer cinema in the deepest sense can be.

Barbara Hammer: Short Films

ΛΑΛΑ and the Perverts Cine Club (PCC) present a screening of not previously seen in Athens short films by the pioneer of queer cinema, Barbara Hammer, who passed away in 2019. Barbara Hammer’s work spans over four decades and is in itself an archive of queer history. Her oeuvre shifts between sensitive, poetic celluloid investigations […]

Eva Stefani “Nights & Days of Dimitra K” with Q&A

ΛΑΛΑ hosts the work of Eva Stefani, with a screening of “The Box” (2004) and “Days and Nights of Dimitra K” (2021). We will be joined by Eva and Dimitra who will discuss with Fil Ieropoulos the intricacies of creating a documentary, both from the perspective of the filmmaker and the subject of the film. […]