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Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium: Nina Menkes - Queen of Diamonds

Two people standing in the desert watching a palm tree on fire
Wed, Apr 26, 2023, 7:00 pm
Communications Building Room 150

Presented by:
Film and Digital Media
History of Art and Visual Culture

Filmed on location in Las Vegas, Queen of Diamonds (77 minutes, 1991) revolves around the life of an alienated blackjack dealer.  Starring Tinka Menkes as the intense, damaged dealer, the film examines the desolation when the sun comes up.  

Followed by a conversation with the filmmaker.