Malic Amalya

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Malic Amalya is a queercore artist working in 16mm film and lo-fi video. His films have screened throughout the US and Europe, including in the San Francisco Cinematheque's Perpetual Motion series, the Onion City Experimental Film & Video Festival in Chicago, Dirty Looks: On Location in NYC, Periwinkle Cinema at ATA in San Francisco, and MIX NYC. Malic's video "Magnetic Resonance" won an Audience Choice Award in the 2016 San Francisco Crossroads Artist-Made Film & Video Festival and his film "Gold Moon, Sharp Arrow" won Best Experimental Film at the 2012 Northwest Filmmakers' Festival. In 2014, the SF Bay Guardian honored Malic with the GOLDIE Award in Film.

Malic holds an MFA in Film from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MA in History and Theory of Contemporary Art from SFAI. He currently lectures at CCA and curates INFRARED: New Visions from the Queer Underground, which has screened in Seattle, NYC, and Philadelphia. Originally from Vermont, Malic lives in Oakland.

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