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Jeremy Butler <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 15 Feb 1993 21:06:49 CST
Message of Fri, 12 Feb 1993 13:39:57 CST from <C470213@MIZZOU1>
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On Fri, 12 Feb 1993 13:39:57 CST Sandy Camargo said:
>Does anyone have suggestions for recent (post-1975) films that present
>interesting (not necessarily positive) treatments of lesbians? Thanks,
Several were shown at the recent SCS conference.<shaking Mardi Gras
beads out of my hair>
The first I saw wasJUGGLING GENDER, by Tami Gold (1992, from Women Make
Movies)--a videotape documentary about a sharply intelligent woman with
a beard who is a lesbian.  She describes/analyzes her situation both
wryly and perceptively.
SEcond was Yvonne Welbon's FIRST LOVE, a segment of a larger videotape
project that is still underway.  Welbon is a grad student at the School
of the Art Institute in Chicago. This piece mixes documentary interviews
of a lesbian describing her first love and recreated, narrative
segments of that love.  It's a bit rough technically, but it provides
interesting insight into what it is like to be a woman of color and a
There were a few more films.  Perhaps someone else caught them?
          The matters I relate
          Are true lies.
                  --Jean Cocteau
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