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[Hammer, Barbara] Female Closet

Combining rare footage and interviews this documentary surveys the art and lives of various closeted lesbian women artists from different segments of the 20th century: Victorian photographer Alice Austen, Weimar collagist Hannah Hoch, and present day painter Nicole Eisenman. Produced, directed and edited by Barbara Hammer. c1998. 59 min.

[Hammer, Barbara] Films of Barbara Hammer, 1: Lesbian Humor.

A collection of six films (1974-1987) spanning the career of this filmmaker. "Hammer's satiric use of technology corresponds well with the Eighties repression of sexual expression." Contents: Menses (10 min.) -- Superdyke (20 min) -- Our Trip (4 min.) -- Sync Touch (10 min.) -- Doll House (3 min.) -- No No Nooky T.V. (12 min.). c1989. 59 min. total running time.

[Hammer, Barbara] Films of Barbara Hammer, 2: Lesbian Sexuality.

A collection of four films, including the landmark Dyketactics, the first lesbian lovemaking film to be made by a lesbian. Contents: Dyketactics (1974, 4 min.) -- Multiple Orgasm (1976, 10 min.) -- Double Strength (1978, 16 min.) -- Women I Love (1976, 27 min.) 57 min. total running time. [preservation copy]

[Hammer, Barbara] History Lessons

From an extraordinary body of archival footage -- some dating back to the 19th century -- of sports films, military films, vintage stag reels and lesbian angst dramas this film explores lesbian images from 1896 until 1969. Focusing on pervading images prior to Stonewall, the film exposes popular representations of lesbian culture. Special features: interview with Barbara Hammer, archival photo gallery, director biography, essay "The colonized lesbian body" by Barbara Hammer. 2000. 70 min.

[Hammer, Barbara] Nitrate Kisses.

Explores eroded emulsions and images for lost vestiges of lesbian and gay culture. Barbara Hammer weaves striking images of the sexual activities of four gay and lesbian couples with footage that unearths the forbidden and invisible history of a marginalized people. Dist.: Frameline. 1992. 67 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

[Hammer, Barbara] Out in South Africa

A look at the social and political conditions for gay and lesbian people in present-day South Africa. Features interviews and historical background on the country's transformation into an open society for gay people. Directed, and edited by Barbara Hammer. c1994. 51 min.

[Hammer, Barbara] Tender Fictions.

A film by Barbara Hammer. Autobiographical film tracing the life of Barbara Hammer, lesbian filmmaker and activist, presented through numerous stills from her early life, home movies, experimental films, news footage and personal photographs. c1995. 58 min.

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