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:
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.
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.