Re: Videos on Women Performance Artists
Fri, 16 Feb 1996 22:37:02 -0500

Women Make Movies does indeed distribute Sphinxes Without Secrets, as well a
couple of other titles which may be of interest.

CONJURE WOMAN is a new film by Demetria Royals, videomaker of MAMA'S
PUSHCART: A PORTRAIT OF ELLEN STEWART (founder of LaMama Experimental
Theatre). CONJURE WOMEN is a portrait of four African American women artists
- included are Robbie McCauley, performance artist; Carrie Mae Weems,
photographer; Anita Gonzalez, dancer and choreographer; and Cassandra Wilson,
vocalist and composer.

PRAISE HOUSE by Julie Dash (DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST) is a video portrait of an
Urban Bush Women performance/dance work.

WOMANHOUSE - by Johanna Demetrakis is a classic film about the
performance/installation, WOMANHOUSE by Judy Chicago (creator of The Dinner

Debra Zimmerman
Women Make Movies

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