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We are the Radical Monarchs
97-minutes
Meet the Radical Monarchs, a group of young girls of color at the front lines of social justice. Set in Oakland, a city with a deep history of social justice movements, the film documents the journey of the group as they earn badges for completing units including being an LGBTQ+ ally, preserving the environment, and disability justice.
Screening days and times
  • Saturday: Block 4 – 2:45pm
  • Sunday: Block 5 – 4:30pm

We are the Radical Monarchs

Filmmakers
Running Time
Feature Film
97 minutes
Genres
Documentary

We are the Radical Monarchs

A group of tween girls chant into megaphones, marching in the San Francisco Trans March. Fists clenched high, they wear brown berets and vests showcasing colorful badges like “Black Lives Matter” and “Radical Beauty.” Meet the Radical Monarchs, a group of young girls of color at the front lines of social justice. Set in Oakland, a city with a deep history of social justice movements, the film documents the journey of the group as they earn badges for completing units including being an LGBTQ+ ally, preserving the environment, and disability justice. Started by two fierce, queer women of color, we follow them as they face the challenge to grow the organization, both pre- and post the 2016 election. This film, like the Radical Monarchs themselves, centers the experiences of queer women of color, and will give you hope for the future!

Film details
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Festival screenings
Year(s) screened
  • 2019
Screening days and times
  • Saturday: Block 4 – 2:45pm
  • Sunday: Block 5 – 4:30pm
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