Vega Darling is an independent documentary filmmaker. His film work embodies subversive themes of queerness, gender non-conformity, intersectional feminism, and punk rock. Darling has curated music and cultural festivals all over the country. Darling’s filmic work has been screened at London’s East End Film Festival, Los Angeles Punk Film Festival, Orange County Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center, Philadelphia’s Vox Popoli, Miller Gallery at Carnegie-Mellon University, Grrrls on Film at Loyola Marymount University, among others. Alternative Press named Darling’s short film, Lost Grrrls: Riot Grrrl in Los Angeles (2016), one of “25 films that capture punk, riot grrrl, and beyond.” Dazed Digital named Lost Grrrls an “essential riot grrrl film.” Darling most recently Associate Produced and Music Supervised Vulveeta (Audience Pick Best Narrative Feature - Frameline 46).
Darling’s areas of research include psychosocial development, behavior, gender, sexuality, feminism, and punk.
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