𐕣 Church of the Abnormal 𐕣 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!!!

H(E)AVENS

H(E)AVENS

H(E)AVENS – A four-day festival on the role of private foundations in the field of culture ≡ Athens, 7-10 December 2023

Fallschirmseide

Fallschirmseide/Μετάξι Αλεξίπτωτων

LALA presents the reading of the book Fallschirmseide/Μετάξι Αλεξίπτωτων (Parachute silk), which was published in both German and Greek in 2021 by Spector Books in Leipzig.

Between Presence & Absence

Between Presence & Absence

Responding to the invitation of the curator of the exhibition “outraged by pleasure”, Nadja Argyropoulou, LALA presents an event-collage of spoken word, video and performance, based on memory/forgetting, fragments, archives and dreams, with an emphasis on queer trauma, personal loss and the outsider footnotes of history. The event is dedicated to the memory of activist and drag performer Zackie Oh and queer filmmaker and performer Jack Smith. It is also the culmination and final event of the first curatorial phase / first cycle in the story of LALA.

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 […]

Queer Film Poems

Your beloved Perverts Cine Club returns with another screening of rare experimental gems. This time we will focus on queer ‘film poems’ from the 50s through the 90s. Audiovisual play, synesthesia textures, spoken word diaries, superimpositions, scribbled intertitles and dialectical editing are some of the poetic storytelling methodologies presented in these idiosyncratic, multifaceted films. Doors […]

Real/Fake/Drag/Meat – Sophia Efstathiou & Chicks on Speed

If drag exposes the performativity/artificiality of gender can plant-based meats produce new definitions of ‘realness’ when it comes to food? Learning from queer and feminist politics, Real/Fake/Drag/Meat messes with definitions of ‘natural’ and ‘fake’ while maintaining a playful attitude. LALA presents the artistic research collaboration between Chicks on Speed and the project MEATigation, led by […]