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Belgian documentary features Lambertville artist


In the animal world, sexuality and gender are diverse. In other words: being queer is natural.

There are thousands of cases of homosexual birds, transgender fish, non-binary animals, polyamorous families.

So what happened? Has our outlook changed?

The brand new documentary, “Queerying Nature,” intertwines the words of ethologists and biologists, including Dr. Joan Roughgarden, along with artists Camille Pier and Gwenn Seemel to explode the idea of a sexual or gender norm. Nature is much more queer than us!

The film has just been released in Belgium, where the project was produced by Les Films de la Passerelle. It will also have a special showing, from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, at the ACME Screening Room, 25 S. Union St., Lambertville, N.J., since the interviews with Seemel were filmed there, in and around the artist’s home.

Seemel is an artist who quit social media, doesn’t copyright her art, and has been making her living as an artist for 20 years.

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