Lesbian and Gay Histories, Parts 2 and 3
Followed by a discussion with Hammer
Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 7:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
Includes the following films:
2000. USA. Directed by Barbara Hammer. The final film in Hammer’s history of lesbian and gay sexuality in America from 1920 through the 1960s turns archival footage into a comedic compendium of lesbian pre-Stonewall history. 66 min.
1995. USA. Directed by Barbara Hammer. A combination of personal narrative and lesbian and gay history, this work explores the literary genres of biography and autobiography. The title is a reference to Gertrude Stein’s autobiographical Tender Buttons. 58 min.