Susanne Sachsse, ‘Confessions of an Actress’ + Professor Marc Siegel

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Deviating from our usually scheduling, we will have not one, but two events on Wednesday evening. The first will be a talk by Susanne Sachsse, ‘Confessions of an Actress’, which will take place at 4:15pm in Gilman 17. The second will be a screening of the film ‘Juarès’ (dir. Vincent Dieutre, 2012), presented by Professor Marc Siegel, who will lead a discussion afterwards. The screening will take place at 7:00pm at the SNF Parkway theatre, 5 W North Ave. Ample time should be available to move between the two locations.

Please note that the second event is co-sponsored by the Center for Advanced Media Studies at JHU.

Susanne Sachsse is an actor and director who has worked in collaboration with many filmmakers and performance artists, including Yael Bartana, Bruce La Bruce, and Vaginal Davis.. Her most recent video work is Serious Ladies, and her recent acting credits include roles in The Most Beautiful Couple (dir. Sven Taddicken, 2018), The Misandrists (dir. Bruce La Bruce, 2017), and Ulrike’s Brain (dir. Bruce La Bruce, 2017). She was a member of the Berliner Ensemble in the ’90s, and is a co-founder of the Berlin artists’ collective CHEAP.

Marc Siegel is Professor of Film Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, where he works on Queer cinema and post-war avant-garde film. He has recently edited publications on Barbara Rubin and Jack Smith, and his first book, A Gossip of Images, is forthcoming from Duke University Press. He has been involved in numerous curatorial projects, and is a co-founder of the Berlin artists’ collective CHEAP.