Stranger Inside

Film/Video

Photo: Nicola Goode/HBO

Stranger Inside

Free (ticket required)
Cheryl Dunye, 2001

GLBT F/V 5

<p>GLBT F/V 5 is a festival of eight films screened in three days highlighting gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered themes.</p></b><p>Note:<b>A separate ticket is required for each film.</b>Some films contain adult material.</p><p>Presented in association with<b>Ohio State's Office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Student Services.</b>Thanks to Brett Beemyn, Coordinator, for his help with this series.</p>

Sat, Apr 27, 2002 7 PM

Her first feature since The Watermelon Woman, Stranger Inside is Cheryl Dunye's astonishing look at life inside a women's prison.

Lesbian protagonist Treasure Lee was separated at birth from her mother and has been incarcerated for most of her young life. A rumor from one of her Gang Girls convinces her that "Brownie," one of the hardened lifers in the same prison, might be the mother she's never known. Stranger Inside was produced for HBO, where it originally appeared. Special thanks to producer Jim McKay for this special screening. (96 mins.)

Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

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