Agniia Galdanova’s award-winning documentary Queendom has been receiving rave reviews as it tours film festivals across the globe. Ahead of its theatrical release on December 1st, Golden Globe-winning actor Emma Corrin will be hosting a Q+A with Galdanova at London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts, followed by an exclusive screening supported by Dogwoof.
Queendom follows queer artist, Gena Marvin who dresses in otherworldly costumes made from junk and tape, protesting the government on the streets of Moscow. The 21-year-old hails from a remote town in Russia called Magadan, an outpost of the Soviet gulag in which anyone challenging what is considered to be the norm is subject to discrimination. Intending to alter people’s perception of beauty, queerness and the LGBTQ+ community through her public performances, often putting her own life at risk in an attempt to stop harassment of the queer community. Galdanova’s film follows Gena as she continues to perform and persevere, expressing all the inner workings of her psyche despite adversity.
The Q+A will take place at ICA on 29th November, more info and tickets available here.