DYKES, CAMERA, ACTION!
A history of queer cinema from the women who made it happen. Lesbians didn't always get to see themselves on screen. But between Stonewall, the feminist movement, and the experimental cinema of the 1970s, they built visibility, and transformed the social imagination about queerness. Filmmakers Barbara Hammer, Su Friedrich, Rose Troche, Cheryl Dunye, Yoruba Richen, Desiree Akhavan, Vicky Du, film critic B. Ruby Rich, Jenni Olson, and others share moving and often hilarious stories from their lives and discuss how they've expressed queer identity through film.
SCREENING SUNDAY JULY 15TH | CROWLEY THEATER
FEATURE | USA 59mins.
Caroline Berler is a documentary director and editor based in New York City. She has worked as an Associate Producer, Assistant Editor and Sound Recordist on non-fiction projects that have been broadcast nationally, screened in film festivals around the world. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Social Documentary Film from the School of Visual Arts and a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from New York University. Dykes, Camera, Action! is her first feature film.
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Director/ Producer/Editor CAROLINE BERLER
Producer REBECCA BENSON
Cast Cheryl Dunye, Su Friedrich, Jenni Olson, B. Ruby Rich, Yoruba Richen, Sarah Schulman
Director of Photography MELANIE MCLEAN BROOKS
Music GIL TALMI
Animator JENNY BEE