Mentors: Hammer Collaborates with Other Women
Followed by a discussion with Burke, Levine, Carducci, and Hammer.
Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 8:00 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
Includes the following films:
1975. USA. Directed by Barbara Hammer. With Gloria Churchman. In this Jungian work, two women search Death Valley for the feminine creative spirit, guided by the moon and mutual respect. New York premiere. 15 min.
1989. USA. Directed by Barbara Hammer. With Florrie Burke. “At the still point of the turning world, that’s where the dance is” (T. S. Eliot). 8 min.
Two Bad Daughters
1998. USA. Directed by Barbara Hammer. With Paula Levine. Two artists explore themes related to the infidelity of feminist practice and the subversiveness of play. 12 min.
2010. USA. Directed by Barbara Hammer. With Gina Carducci. Inspired by Shirley Clarke’s film Bridges Go Round (1953), Hammer and Carducci use Bolex cameras to capture the final days of Coney Island’s Astroland amusement park. World premiere. 30 min.