Re: Videos on Women Performance Artists

Stephen O'Riordan (
Fri, 16 Feb 1996 08:52:52 -0800


Video Data Bank, in Chicago has guite a few good titles by Women
performance/video artists. Their number is 312 345-3550

At 02:57 PM 2/15/96 -0800, you wrote:
>Hi Alice, try the National Film Board of Canada WISECRACKS. "a 90 min
>documentary which explores the world of female comedians on stage and
>beyond" Featured: Phyllis Diller, Whoopi Goldberg, Paula Poundstone,
>Deborah Theaker and many others. "elevates stand-up comedy to new
>heights of wit and wisdom and tells the story of how women really
>create and perform comedy" (from the NFB catalogue) It is a wonderful
>look at women performers and is incredibly funny as well.
>Rose Delap
>> Subj: Videos on Women Performance Artists
>> We're looking for any videos on women performance artists. We have
>> Laurie Anderson's Home of the Brave, but would like to purchase or rent
>> additional ones for our Women's Studies courses.
>> Does anyone know the distributor for "Sphinxes without Secrets: Women
>> Performance Artists Speak Out", 1991?
>> Thanks,
>> Alice Myers
>Rose Delap EMail -
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>University College of the Cariboo Fax - (604) 828-5313

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