Fireworks / Seascape / At Least You Know You Exist / Nitrate Kisses at Hammer Museum

On Friday, Jan 7 at 7:30 PM you have a chance to watch three short films from Kenneth Anger, Mike Kuchar, and Zackary Drucker screen before a showing of the 1992 debut feature film from lesbian feminist filmmaker and artist Barbara Hammer (1939-2019).

This event is a part of the UCLA Film & Television Archive’s Pioneers of Queer Cinema screening series. Register at to attend this in-theater screening.

There will also be a Q&A with filmmaker Zackary Drucker and Florrie Burke, widow of Barbara Hammer.


  • Fireworks (1947, dir. Kenneth Anger, 35mm, color, 13 min.)
  • Seascape (1984, dir. Mike Kuchar, digital, color, 10 min.)
  • At Least You Know You Exist (2011, dir. Zackary Drucker, digital, color, 16 min.)
  • Nitrate Kisses (1992, dir. Barbara Hammer, 16mm, color, 67 min.)

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines: Per LA City ordinance, proof of COVID-19 full vaccination and valid photo ID is required upon entry to the museum and Billy Wilder Theater.
Ticketing: Admission to Archive screenings at the Hammer is free. Registration is available on the Film & Television Archive website, and tickets must be picked up at the box office. Hammer and Archive members receive priority ticketing until 15 minutes before showtime. Please review the Archive’s ticketing policy and COVID-19 admission policy. Questions should be directed to the Archive at [email protected] or 310-206-8013.
Restaurant: Enjoy drinks and bar bites at Lulu in the museum courtyard until 7:30 p.m. on Archive screening nights.
Parking: Parking is available under the museum. Rates are $7 for the first three hours with museum validation, and $3 for each additional 20 minutes, with a $20 daily maximum. There is a $7 flat rate after 6 p.m. on weekdays, and all day on weekends.

Date: Friday, Jan 7
Time: 7:30 PM
Price: FREE
Phone: +13104437000

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