<i>Sink or Swim.</i> 1990. USA. Directed by Su Friedrich

Su Friedrich Program II

Saturday, June 19, 2010, 4:00 p.m.

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

Includes the following films:

  • The Ties That Bind

    1984. USA. Directed by Su Friedrich. An exploration of the relationship between memory and history is experienced through expressionistic footage and the retelling of Friedrich’s mother’s young adulthood in Germany during WWII. 55 min.

  • Sink or Swim

    1990. USA. Directed by Su Friedrich. This hybrid documentary/dramatic work is narrated by a young girl who uses mythological references to relate an autobiographical story about the relationship between fathers and daughters. 48 min.

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