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Barbara Hammer x 7: New Restorations

Film/Video

Double Strength image courtesy of the artist.
Menses, image courtesy of the artist.
Double Strength, image courtesy of the artist.

Barbara Hammer x 7: New Restorations

Tue, Feb 27, 2018 7 PM

A two-year Artist Residency Award from the Wexner Center is just one in a string of remarkable career achievements for Barbara Hammer over the past year. The influential visual artist and queer cinema pioneer known for her intimate portrayals of lesbian sexuality and identity has been a frequent past guest of the Wex and our Film/Video Studio Program. For Cinema Revival, we’re excited to present this program of seven recently restored short works from earlier in her career. (program 72 mins., all films 16mm)

Program:

A Gay Day (1973, 3 mins.)

Sisters! (1974, 8 mins.)

Women’s Rites, or Truth is the Daughter of Time (1974, 8 mins.)

Menses (1974, 4 mins.)

Superdyke (1975, 25 mins.)

Multiple Orgasm (1976, 6 mins.)

Double Strength (1978, 16 mins.)

Women’s Rites, or Truth is the Daughter of Time; Menses; Multiple Orgasm; Superdyke; and Double Strength were preserved by Electronic Arts Intermix and the Academy Film Archive through the National Film Preservation Foundation’s Avant-Garde Masters Grant program and The Film Foundation. Funding provided by the George Lucas Family Foundation. A Gay Day was restored by the Yale Film Archive and the Academy Film Archive. Sisters! was preserved by BB Optics and the Academy Film Archive with support from NYWIFT Women’s Film Preservation Fund.

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