Artist Portraits 2
Followed by a discussion with Chalfant and Hammer
Sunday, September 19, 2010, 2:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
Includes the following films:
1975. USA. Directed by Barbara Hammer. A documentary on the life and philosophy of artist and mother Jane Brakhage. 10 min.
2006. USA. Directed by Barbara Hammer. With Kathleen Chalfant. This hybrid drama/documentary captures the life of 1920s Surrealist photographer Claude Cahun, who lived with her stepsister Marcel Moore on the Nazi-occupied Isle of Jersey during WWII. Artists and lovers who openly resisted the Nazi presence, they lived peacefully among the island’s residents until they were sentenced to death by the occupiers. 55 min.