<i>Cool Hands, Warm Heart.</i> 1979. USA. Directed by Su Friedrich

Su Friedrich Program I

Monday, June 21, 2010, 7:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

Includes the following films:

  • Damned if You Don’t

    1984. USA. Directed by Su Friedrich. This film begins with the retelling of Michael Powell’s Black Narcissus (1947) and becomes a melodramatic seduction of one woman by another. 55 min.

  • Cool Hands, Warm Heart

    1979. USA. Directed by Su Friedrich. Friedrich’s first 16mm film (transferred from Super-8 footage) is the beginning of her lifelong exploration of issues and subjects concerning women’s identity. There are many echoes of Deren’s Meshes of the Afternoon in this film, including its focus on ritual and the interior landscape of the female. Silent. 16 min.

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