American Originals Now: Barbara Hammer

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Barbara Hammer (b. 1939) has been making groundbreaking films for more than forty years. Often hailed as the creator of the queer cinema genre, and committed to the portrayal of the untold histories of women, Hammer has presented retrospectives of her work internationally, most recently at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Tate Modern, London; Jeu de Paume, Paris; and the Toronto International Film Festival.

Maya Deren's Sink
followed by Generations
Saturday, June 20, at 2:30 p.m.
2011, 30 minutes; 2010, in collaboration with Gina Carducci, 30 minutes
Barbara Hammer in person
West Building Lecture Hall

Resisting Paradise
Sunday, June 21, at 4:00 p.m.
2003, 80 minutes
West Building Lecture Hall

My Babushka: Searching Ukrainian Identities
preceded by Diving Women of Jeju-Do
Saturday, June 27, at 3:00 p.m.
2007, 25 minutes; 2001, 53 minutes
West Building Lecture Hall

preceded by Tender Fictions
Sunday, June 28, at 4:00 p.m.
1995, 58 minutes; 2006, 55 minutes
West Building Lecture Hall



Saturday, June 20, 2015 (All day)
Sunday, June 21, 2015 (All day)
Saturday, June 27, 2015 (All day)
Sunday, June 28, 2015 (All day)
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