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elcome to the 18th San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. As we turn 18, queer cinema also comes of age. From




lesbian and gay movies are a hot commodity

today, and we're celebrating with the biggest, most excit­ ing and wide-ranging program ever. Sneak Previews and World Premieres

This year's Festival boasts a record number of sneak previews and world premieres. Highlights include two brilliant new films by Isaac Julien, A Darker Side Of Black and Black And White In Color; Erotique, an international omnibus showcasing the tal­ ents of Monika Treut and Susie Bright; Under Heat, a moody American melodrama starring Lee Grant; Your Heart Is All Mine, a German film about a butch butcher and lesbo jealousy; World And Time Enough, a new comedy from gay America's heartland; plus, of course, Rose Troche's sexy, slangy dyke drama, Go Fish.

of the makers will be here, thanks to the generous support of the Canadian Consulate Trade Office, Telefilm Canada and the Government of Quebec in Los Angeles. Retrospectives and Rarities

In collaboration with the San Francisco, based Silent Film Festival, we present Ernst Lubitsch's 1919 curio I Don't Want to Be a Man! , with live musical accompaniment. We also offer Hollywood's technicolor crossdressing classic, Calamity Jane, Andy Warhol's notorious Bike Boy, Camp For Boys And Girls, and a rarely seen gay German feature, The Consequence, made in 1977 by the director of In The Line Of Fire.

International Panorama

Strap yourself in for a quick trip around the world. We've imported images from all over the globe, including Russia's first gay dramas (The Creation Of Adam and One Hundred Days Before The Command) and a punchy tribute to India's legendary feminist stunt actress by Bombay gay filmmaker Riyad Wadia (Fearless: The Hunterwali Story). Plus Manuela 's Loves, a passionate and political lesbian triangle from France; Muscle, an erotic classic from Japan; The Neapolitans, a hilarious Almodovar-style yarn set in Southern Italy; The Legend Of Fong Sai-Yuk, the latest Hong Kong cross­ dressing kung fu extravaganza; and, from New Zealand, our campy co-gender Closing Night premiere, Desperate Remedies Canada with a 'Q'

Canada has always produced some of the best lesbian and gay movies we've seen. Last year we premiered Forbidden Love and Zero Patience; this year we invite you to enjoy two compelling documentaries, Out: Stories Of Lesbian & Gay Youth, and Long Time Comin', as well as some unique Canadian features - Cap Tourmente, a polymorphous perverse family thriller; Kanada, a clever political satire; and Super 8 1/2, Bruce LaBruce's wayward autobiog­ raphy. Many Canadian short films and videos are also placed throughout the pro­ gram (indicated with a .. symbol) and most

Left to our own devices: James Mackay and Derek Jarman

James Mackay is best known as Derek Jarman's producer, but he's also been responsible for an abundant body of gay work in Britain since the early '80s. In four specially curated programs, Mackay traces English gay cinema from avant-garde to pop promos. The Festival also presents the U.S. premiere of two music-driven movies produced by James Mackay: Projections, Derek Jarman's 1989 film for the Pet Shop Boys first tour, and Glitterbug, Jarman's final film (made after Blue) - a wordless tour-de-force propelled by new music by Brian Eno. Guest Curators

Guest-curated programs this year showcase works in an expansive range of areas. Community United Against Violence (CUAV) has compiled a series of films about violence against lesbians and gays. Videomaker Quentin Lee presents an homage to homo horror movies, Return Of The Scary Queens. New Mexico-based curator Jaime Smith offers up Two Spirits: Three Visions, a celebratory showcase of new works by Native American film and videomakers. From Jeffrey Winter, infa­ mous presenter of the 99c Queer Video Festival, comes Fabian's Freeak Show, while Matt Ebert eyeballs new Pacific

Northwest drag videos in Rain City Confidential. GLAAD SF/BA culls the best of the television year in Seen Anything Good Lately? Filmrrtaker Sande Zeig pays homage to her lesbian New ,York Giants.

and special programs; in the daytime there'll be 3 different screenings (at 12 noon, 2:00pm and 4:00pm) for the price of gallery admiSSion - that's three for $3. For the full program, see pages 63-64.

Out of the Archives

Programs for the Deaf and Blind

Richard Dyer is the author of the ground­ breaking 1977 book Gays In Fjlm; since then, he has become the most authoritative' commentator on lesbian and , gay film hist-' -' ory. He'll be making"h�,s first trip to S:F:"to' bring us three entertaining'�nd edifying pre­ sentations: The Im,age Of The Sad Young Man, EuroTrash, and Idol Th�ughts, an evening dedicated to gay male porn. In other clip-and-comment programs, archivist Eve Sicular of the Yivo Institute for Jewish Research brings us Beyond The Pale: The Celluloid Closet Of .Yiddish Film. Paris Is Burning's director Jennie Livingston (assist­ ed by editor Jim. Lyon) tunes into S/M imagery in popular, culture with a show called Let's Watch Something Daddy Wants To Watch. M.I:T. Professor Henry Jenkins boldly presents Out Of The Closet And Into The Universe: Queers Arid Star Trek. Three for Three at Center for the Arts

We're proud to announce·that the Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens. will be a new Festival venue for 1994. We'll be' using the Center's state-of-the-art screening room , a luxurious 100 seat auditorium. In the evening, the Center will host seminars

As usual, we-continue to sign selected pro­ grams for the hearing-impaired at both the Roxie Cinem� and Cas(ro Theatre. , Additionally, we'll be teaming up with ·AudioVision Services to,prov.ide special description for the blind'and,visually­ impaired for one program (Closing Numbers) at the Castro Theatre. The Stonewall 2 5

To mark the anniversary of one of our most important revolutions, we've chosen 25 biographies about groups, movements and individuals who made a difference. Experience the diversity and'c<?urage of our community with the heroes celebrated in Boy Next Door: A Portrait O f Boy George; Looking For Langston; Day In The Life Of Edmund White; Fearless: The Hunterwali Story; Long Time Comin'; Out: Stories Of 'Lesbian & Gay Youth; Super 8 1/2; Denajua: I Like My Name; 21st Century Nuns; Calamity Jane; Fast Trip, Long Drop; Glitterbug; Looking For A Space; Shirley Temple & Me; Sis: The Perry Watkins Story; Straight For The Money; Shasta Woman; Hotheads; Killer Babe; Broadcast continued on page




Tapes Of Dr. Peter; Lick Bush In '92;

Palo Alto Preview

Lesbian Avengers Eat Fire Too; Whatever; Our House: Lesbians And Gays In The

duces a new venue in the South Bay.

Hood; Berenice Abbott: A View Of The


Thursday May 26, come to the Aquarius

Twentieth Century. Look for the Stonewall

Theatre in Palo Alto, for an exciting sneak

25 symbol" throughout the catalog.

preview of the Festival. We start with a program of 35mm shorts, including award­

Audience Award Let our film and videomakers know what you think! Audiences have the chance to

winners from the past two years, plus pre. views of two Festival features, Closing Numbers and FeafIess: The Hunterwali

vote for their favorite films at each screen­ ing.


At the end of the Festival, awards are

. given in several categories.

Seven Days in San Jose South Bay audiences can also enjoy a week

Look for the ballot boxes

of lesbian and gay movies at San Jose's

in every theater lobby.

Towne 3 Theater, starting Friday June 10. This year, our San Jose Fast Passes ensure

Stolichnaya Rising Star Award

priority seating for Frameline members.

The Festival has always been the place to

San Jose screenings are listed in this cata­

This year we introduce the

log, but for a special supplement of Towne

Stolichnaya Rising Star Award, which will

3 programs only, see the May 17 and May

be presented to two of the most exciting new films in the Festival.

31 editions of Out Now!

The awards are

based on the response of our independent screening committee.

Our 1994 winners


are Ela Troyano, for her zany cross-cultural


major fundraising event, the Gala, on Friday


(A convenience fee will be added

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Ticket Centers, including The Wherehouse

miere of Stephen Whittaker's heartfelt HIV car to the Center for the Arts for a buffet dinner catered by some of San Francisc�'s best restaurants, desserts, dancing and enter­ tainment from some very special surprise guests. For details, see page 17.

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Long Time Comin' . Manuela's Loves..

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Marching For Freedom..

"The Celluloid Closet" Of Yiddish Film .. 60 . ...23 ..................... ..23 ...23 Black And White In Color..... ....63 Brothers And Sisters..... Bi Boys And Bi Girls..... Bike Boy..

New Bay Area Films & Videos...

Looking For A Space.. ..


Boy Next Door: Boy George/Walk On The Wild Side . . . . . .. 23

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Muscle/Death In Venice, CA

..42 ....43 ... .43 .. .......61 Not Angels But Angels.. 100 Days Before The Command . .. . . .... ... ..... 45 ... .......45 Only The Brave....

My AddictionlThe Love Machine.

The Neapolitans .. New York Giants.. . . . . ... ... . . . . ........ . .. .

Boys From Brazil.. . ..

..63 ....25 .. ................... ....25 Calamity Jane.. Camp Christmas/It's A Queer World. . . . 64 Camp For Boys & Girls.. . ... ................. ..60 .63 Canada With A Q ...

Our House ... . ... .... . .... .. . . ................... .... .... 63

Boys In Shorts: New Gay Shorts 1.

. .......... 64 Out In Comedy.. Out Of The Closet & Into The Universe:

Cancer In Two Voices/Complaints Of A

63 ... .45 . 64 . Remembrance Of Things Fast . ..... . . . .... ..... . .47 Return Of The Scary Queens.. .. .....47 Sacred Lies, Civil Truths ............ .... .. . . ... 63 Seen Anything Good Lately? .... . . . .48 Sex & Love & Cute Girls.. ... . . . ....... . ... .. . . .48 Sex Of The Stars.. . . ........... .... . ....49

. . ................ 60 Queers And Star Trek.. Out: Stories Of Lesbian & Gay Youth . . . . . . . .45 .. .. 61

Projections.. Queer Son..

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Sexual Personae: Tom Kalin, John Lindell,

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Daddy Wants'To Watch Lick Bush In '92 ..

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we will be 'celebrating the Festival with our

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Lesbian Avengers Eat Fire Too.. Let's Watch Something

BASS, all Festival tickets will be on sale

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This year marks a new and exciting change:

. .. 63 ............... .....21 Anatomy 101: Female-To-Male ... .....21 Anatomy 101: Male-To-Female .. . .. 21 . . ....... .... .. 63 As The World Turns.. Baby Talk..... . 60 Ballot Measure Nine .... ...... .. ................... ..63 Age Of Dissent..

Alicia Was Fainting . ... .

Queer Tears: New Gay Shorts 3.. Rain City Confidential..... ......

We are extremely pleased to announce a

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..25 .25 Cap Tourmente . .................... 60 Chicken Hawk Citizen Q ... ....... . .. .. . . . . . ................... ..63 Closing Numbers.. . .................. .............27 Complicated Flesh . ........ .. ... . . . ... . . . . .... . . . . .... . . 27 . .. .27 The Consequence The Creation Of Adam . ... ..... .......... ..... .... . ... 27

convenience, with no convenience fee

comedy Carmelita Tropicana (please see

Festival Gala

This is an /trZ index of feature films and programs of short films.

titles ( including all the short films and videos), please see our complete index on pages 74 and 75

A View Of The Twentieth Century

work, and your feedback helps us plan next

spot new talent.

For more details, see page 18.

Your com­

ments can guide makers in their future year's program.


Due to popular demand, the Festival intro­

With 150 BASS

Dutiful Daughter..

New Lesbian Shorts 2 .. . ...................... . .29

William Comstock, John Maybury . . . .... . . . . 61

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..49 .......50 Straight For The Money . ..... ..... . . . ........ . . ..... 50 Super 8 1/2 .. .... ......................... .. . 52 Surprise Sneak Preview .. ... . 17 Taking Back The Dolls .. .... 52 Taking Liberties.. . . . . . ........ ........ ..... ........ 63 Tell Me A Story: New Lesbian Shorts 3 ...... 53 Two Spirits: Three Visions . . . . . . ...... ... . ... . .... .. 53 Uh-OhL. . ..54 Under Heat.. . ... .................... ....54

A Darker Side Of Black A Day In The Life Of

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... . 29 ......... ............ ..29 Desperate Remedies ... .. . .................. .......15 Dinner Party Dos & Don'ts: Gay Shorts 2 ..31 ..31 Dream Girls.. Erotique .. ........... . . .............31 Eurotrash . . ... ................. ..31 Fabian's Freeak Show . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... .. . ... 32 Fast Trip, Long Drop.... ...... .. ...... . . ... .....32 ..33 Fearless: The Hunterwali Story .64 Funny Peculiar ...................... ........ Get It Girl.. ................. ....... . ........ 64 Girls In Shorts: New Lesbian Shorts 1... ..33 Go Fish ..... . ..... . . . . . ... . . .... .... .... .... ...... .. . .. .. . . .. 13 Glitterbug.. . .... .......34 Heaven, Earth & Hell .... 63 Herstories ..34 . .......... .. . . . . . . . .. .. .. . . . . ... Homicidal ... . 35 Homo Mix . . . . .. .. · . . ..... .... ... .. . 35 Idol Thoughts: Richard Dyer On Gay Porn .60 ..36 I Don't Want To Be A Man... Image Of The Sad Young Man .......... . .. 36 In My Father's Bed .. .... ... . . . . ...... . . ... ..... . .. .. ... 37 . . ...37 Intersections ............ .............

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Sis: The Perry Watkins Story.

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. . 39 ..39 Kanacta ....................... ...................... ....60 The Legend Of Fong Sai-Yuk ... .. . ... .... 39

Other Side Of Paradise ..... .... ... . . . ......... .. .

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Ron Vawter: Head Mechanic At The Performing Garage.. When You Name Me ......... .... . . ..... .. . . ... . .

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Women Who... World And Time Enough ... ... . . . . ..... Wrecked For Life . . . . . . .... .. .. . . . . . . ....... . Your Heart Is All Mine ............ .. . . . . . . . . . .. . .

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Opening Night: M uscle Death In Venice, CA


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Bay Area Premiere Sponsored by JOE BOXER Thu June 9 7:00pm $8 CAS G09A extremely proud to present one of the We're most important films of the '90s as our

Opening Night feature. Go Fish was a popu­ lar hit at this year's Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals. This slangy, sexy comedy got snatched up by the Samuel Goldwyn Company for their summer slate of releases. ' Catch it here first, and bring your friends. Go Fish serves up bundles of gossip, drama and sex as it eyes the lives of an extraordinary group of lesbian friends. Kia (f. Wendy McMillan), a professor, is involved with Evy (Migdalia Melendez), a divorcee who's not out to her mother, yet. Kia decides to set up her roommate Max (Guinevere' Turner) with an ex-student : . of hers, Ely (Y. S. Brodie), • who's just ending a long­ distance relationship. And then there', s the perpetually horny Daria (Anastasia Sharp).

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Many years in the making, this debut feature from writer/director Rose Troche and co­ writer Guinevere Turner was one of Frameline's 1992 Completion Fund grant recipients. Co-executive produced by Tom Kalin (Swoon) and 1994 Frameline Award­ winner Christine Vachon, Go Fish has the

charm and audacity of such debut indepen­ dent features as She's Gotta Have It and Slacker. A three-star review from the prestigious ' Screen International compares Go Fish to 1991's Poison, suggesting that Go Fish sig­ nals "the belated advent of lesbian cinema," and it brightly pegs the film's key audience as, simply, "lesbians everywhere." Go Fish dir. Rose Troche 1994 USA 85 mins 35mm

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O the US premieres of two startlingly differ­

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ent stories about writers who are devoured by erotic obsession.

Hisayasu Sato's Muscle starts with a fleshy muscle-men montage, and a torrid sex scene which ends with one lover cutting off the oth­ er's arm - that's just in the first three min­ utes! In Tokyo, a journalist for a physique magazine falls into a demented, operatic S/M affair with a dangerously charismat­ � ic bodybuilder. Muscle's pleasures � don't lie in its plot (of which there's � not much, anyway), but in its pas­ sionate perversity. While Muscle is one of the hottest, most exciting discoveries of the year, be warned: it is certainly not for the faint­ hearted.

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Closing Night: Desperate Remedies

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omething for everyone! Desperate Remedies is an insanely campy bodice­

ripper about a turn-of-the-century lipstick

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the arrival of hairy-chested immigrant Lawrence (Kevin Smith).

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tively inspires giddiness. Plot points aside, Remedies is driven by a rampantly operat­ ic score, eye-popping color, and a gener. ous, demented gay sensibility. A tale of lesbian triumph, peopled by Playgirl pin­ ups, and directed by New Zealand's most important gay filmmakers (Stewart Main and Peter Wells made the far more serious Death In The Family, which we screened in 1987), Desperate Remedies is the per­ fect way to mark the end of Lesbian &

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Festival Gala: Surprise Sneak Preview World Premiere

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Vachon, a key figure in new queer cinema, and producer and collaborator on some of the best lesbian and gay films to have appeared over the last five years. We can't tell you what our surprise movie is, but you'll hate yourself if you miss it. Just as Poisori became the benchmark for gay films in the '90s, this new film sets the standard for the next wave of queer cinema.

Please join us for

one of our most exciting evenings ever. Then join us after the movie for our annual cel­ ebratory Festival Gala Dinner at the new Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens, starting at 9:30pm.

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rior to tonight's Gala Surprise Sneak Preview, Christine Vachon will be pre­

sented on-stage with this year's Frameline Award for outstanding achievement in les­ bian and gay media arts. We are proud to honor Christine Vachon for her longstanding service to the lesbian and

gay community. As producer of such land­ mark features as Poison and Swoon,

Vachon's committment to excellence and innovation has contributed to a new profile for lesbian and gay cinema in the 90s. We salute Vachon tonight for her visionary com­ mittment to such projects as: Rose Troche's Go Fish (as co-executive producer), Steve McLean's Postcards From America (p�oduc­ er), Todd Haynes' Dottie Gets Spanked (pro­ ducer) and Safe (producer). Commenting on the presentation of the 1994 Award, Frameline Board President Karl Knapper says, "This is the first time the award has gone to a producer. Producing may seem less sexy, but it's just as much hard work as directing. It's a privilege to honor a unique, influential talent."

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exciting one-night-only special preview at

the Aquarius Theatre - two weeks in advance of the rest of the screenings. We'll be hosting three programs, at 5:30pm, 7:30pI)l and 9:30pm. Our 5:30pm show fea足 tures some of the best of this year's shorts, including Greta Schiller's glorious post足

Martha BalletbcH:olI 1992 Spain 7 mins Safe Sex: The Manual dir. Greg Lawson 1993 Netherlands 2 mins All You Can Eat dir. Michael Brynntrup 1993 Germany 5 mins The Clearing dir. Alexis Bistecis 1993 GB 8 mins None Of The Above dir. Penny Fowler-Smith 1993 Australia 13 mins In View Of Her Fatal Inclination, Ulo Wanders Gives Up The Ghost dir. Jorg Fockele 1994 Germany 3 min 35mm in German with English subtitles. All works are 35mm. Total run足 ning time: 87 mins The Aq uarius Theatre i s located at 430 E merson Street between Lytton & U n iversity Streets, in downtown Palo Alto .

At 7 : 30pm

we will be scree n i ng Fearless: The H u nte rwali Story and Take Me Back To C a i ro ( p l ease see page 33); at 9:30pm we wi l l be scree n i ng C l o s i n g N u m bers (please see

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Alto are three award-winning shorts from past Festivals: The Attendant, a lovely piece of operatic erotica from Isaac Julien; Resonance, a choreographed cry against gay足 bashing; and Intrepidissima, a cathartic drama for every tomboy who was ever forced to wear dresses. Woman Of The Wolf dir. Greta Schiller 1994 GB 27 mins The Attendant dir. Isaac Julien 1993 GB

8 mins The Survivor dir. Robert Winkler 1993 Austria 2 mins Resonance dir. Stephen Cummins 1991 Australia 11 mins b&w Intrepidissima dir.

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The Bay Guardian has always been an enthusiastic supporter of local arts and artists throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Making our debut as a sponsor of this festival, we salute and support the creative vision of lesbian and gay filmmakers the world over. This year, we also make our premiere appearance as the producers and distributors of the festival's program guide. We take additional pride in our other new roles : the Bay Guardian is the first business supporter of Frameline's Film and Video C ompletion Fund, which helps local fi lmmakers in need of assistance to


complete their work; and the Guardiqn is also the first official sponsor of the San Franc isco International Film Festival's prestigious Golden Gate Awards Competition, having been a sponsor of that festival for the past five years . For more of our work on fil m , pick up the Guardian every Wednesday for the latest motion picture news and reviews. Plus offers of free passes to premiere screenings all year long - and much more. To get more out of the movies, get into the Guardian this week and every week.

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licia Was Fainting, a bittersweet coming­ of-age featurette from Spanish filmmak­ er/choreographer Nuria Olive-Belles, tells the story of a fourteen year-old girl dealing with her mother 's death, the onset of wom­ anhood and with her own awakening sexuality. Preparing to graduate from elementary school, L-' Alicia must now part with her best friend and blood-sister Margarite. Resistant to the idea of traditional women's roles, Alicia works in a butcher shop where, amidst the hanging meat and bones, she day­ dreams about her mother and writes letters to Margarite.

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From Holland comes the lyrical Rites of Pas­ sage. Operatic, industrial and idyllic, this allegory of a crossdressing girl and her mother offers an exquisite portrayal of lost and regained gender identity. Lastly, an Australian treat: Bete Noire takes a shot at girls, guns and ventolin. Bete Noire d i r. Victoria H unt 1994 Austra lia

Tue June 14 7:45pm $7 ROX 614G


omboys, butch dykes, crossdressers and female-to-male transsexuals are the sub­ jects of these sharp shorts. If you've ever been mistaken for a boy you' ll identify with the dry humor and unmistakable style of Can You Say Androgynous?, Mad About The Boy, and The Mister Sisters. Tomboy ! offers childhood nostalgia with a gender twist, while Butch Wax looks at our adult female­ to-male crossdressing tendencies. He-She Pee looks at restroom confusion and Trans interviews F-to-M transsexual, Henry. Zoe The Boxer is a clever French faux-documen­ tary which examines the story of a female boxer who became a man and murdered her manager. Can You Say Androgynous? d i r. Laura Cowe l l 1990 Canada 2 m i n s video Mad About The

Boy dirs. Alix Umen & Lisel Banker 1994 USA 8 m i n s The Mister Sisters d i r. I ngrid Wi lh ite 1994 USA 12 m i n s video Tomboy! d i r. Dawn Logsdon 1994 USA 13 m i n s video Butch Wax dir. Jenn ifer Lane 1994 USA 7 m i n s video He­

She Pee d i r. Alisa Surkis 1994 USA 7 m i n s video Trans d i r. So phie Constantinou 1994

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US Premieres

Berenice Abbott: A View

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Sat J u ne 18 4:15pm $5 ROX 618H

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This program runs the gamut from documen­ taries to narratives to just plain fun. Enjoy the simple charms of the street­ hustling hair-queens in the hilarious Judy's Do, and the droll shenanigans of two British drag queens in Love & Lashes. Transcending the "so what's it like to be a transsexual?" documentary genre, Denajua, I Like My Name is a moving portrait of a charming fashion designer who happens to be a male-to-female transsexual. In 21st Century Nuns, England's branch of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is pro­ filed. Miss Otis is a '40s-style noir crime thriller with a twist (it's in brilliant color) and adds new meaning to the compliment "beautifully shot."

Judy's Do d i r. Scott Craig 1992 USA 5 m in s video Love & Lashes d i r. A d a m Rowley 1993 G B 14 m i n s video " Denajua: I Like My Name d i r. Susan Weh l i ng 1993 USA 29 m i n s video 21st Century Nuns d i r. Tom Stephan 1993 GB 15 m i n s 16mm b&w Miss Otis d i rs . Lars Drin krow & Jurgen Uren 1993 GB 13 m i n s 16mm Total run n i ng time: 76 mins '


Mon June 13 6:30pm $7 CAS 6130

erenice Abbott: A View Of The 20th Cen­ B tury is a portrait of one of the richest

careers in the history of photography. The 92 year-old Abbott shines as she talks about her life, her work and her circle of friends which included such famous artists and writers as James Joyce, Andre Gide and Janet Flanner. Focusing on Abbott's prolific PRESTO PRINTS work as an artist, the film L-' also reveals clues about her relationships with women, including such notable contemporaries as Djuna Barnes and Edna St. Vincent Milay. Extensive archival film footage and photo-graphs are comple­ mented by interviews with scholars as film­ makers Martha Wheelock and Kay Weaver trace the fascinating life of this remarkable lesbian of the twentieth century. _ _ _ _

Berenice Abbott: A View of the Twentieth Century reveals the life of one of our great­ est woman artists, who not only endured ­ but triumphed - writing books, patenting inventions, teaching at prestigious universi­ ties, and giving the world a grand body of work. - Lynette Molnar Plus, Noski Deville's sumptuous Loss Of Heat - an expressive fictional portrayal of a pair of lesbian couples, 'one in Spain, the other in London, dealing with epilepsy. Loss Of Heat d i r. Noski Devi l l e 1994 GB 20 mins 16mm Berenice Abbott: A View Of The 20th Century d i rs . Martha Wheelock & Kay Weaver 1993 USA 57 m i n s 16mm





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My ·Dinner At Dan's dir. Wendy Jo Carlton 1993 USA 6 mins video lesbians Who Date Men dir. Monica Nolan 1994 USA 15 mins video Queers Among Queers: A Bay Area Per­ spective prod. C. B. White 1994 USA 30 mins video No Fairy Tale dir. Aimee Morgana 1993 USA 1 min video + Simple Facts dir. Yanick Paquin 1992 Canada 13 m.i ns 16mm Strings dir. Jennifer Kaufman 1993 USA 18 mins 16m m Total running time: 83 mins

West Coast Premiere

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Sun J u ne 12 7:30pm $7 ART 612T

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This collection of reflections on bisexual I identity and relationships starts off with Wendy Jo Carlton's fun little interview with her bisexual pal in My Dinner At Dan's. Monica Nolan's fast-paced survey scans the range of public opinions, pro and con, on Lesbians Who Date Men. The locally pro­ duced Queers Among Queers offers up an articulate series of interviews with bi com­ munity activists. No Fairy Tale is a safe-sex PSA, and, in the bittersweet Simple Facts, a man tells us about the two people he's been thinking about all day - a woman and a man. And lastly, Strings recounts the story of Ani, a bi musician and her gang of friends. When Ani's friend dies of AIDS she decides it's time to move away, but her girl­ friend and her boyfriend don't want her to leave.

Black And White In Color

Bike Boy

West Coast Premieres


Young working class motorycyclist Joe Spencer is everyone's object of desire. But he's decidedly out of his element in the sophisticated world of Warhol's superstar friends - Viva, Ingrid Superstar, Brigid Polk and Ed Weiner. "One of the most liberating experiences of my life was seeing Bike Boy at a theater in Cambridge. I was with some ultra straight but sensitive, tolerant Harvard boys who froze in horror after the first two m inutes. Viva was in the bathtub with a man, telling him if he wanted to make plastic sculptures he should just do it and shut up about it... As I watched this film I thought: 'That's for me.'" - Gary Indiana, Village Voice Bike Boy dir. Andy Warhol 1967 USA 110

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Please note that Bike Boy screens at the San Francisco Art I nstitute, 800 Chestnut Street at Leavenworth Street. There wil l be two screenings , at 7 : 30pm and 9: 30pm . SFAI is wheelchair accessible.

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The British Council

Sun June 12 9: 30pm $7 ART 612U

etween 1963 and 1968 Andy Warhol pro­ duced approximately sixty films. The majority of them had been unavailable for public exhibition for over twenty years until the Museum Of Modern Art started to restore them in 1989. Warhol's notorious Bike Boy is amongst the latest batch of restored titles.

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Thu J u n e 16 5:30pm $7 ROX 616F


lack And White In C�lor documents the involvement of black people in British broadcasting from its earliest days. Pro­ duced by the British Film Institute for BBC TV, Isaac Julien'� tangy two-parter offers a concise social history of English race' relations, as well as some distinctly campy blasts-from-the-past. Part one deals with British TV from the BBC's 1936 opening night (featuring Ameri­ can song'n'dance duo Buck and Bubbles) through "the excitement and variety of negro entertainment" to the late '50s. In part two, Julien investigates the rise of social realism, and the achievements of Channel Four in the '80s and '90s (Hanif Kureishi describes the development of My Beautiful Laundrette). Black And White In Color is a fascinating counterpoint to Marlon Riggs' Color Adjust­ ment, which tackled similar terrain in rela­ tion to American TV. Entertainingly ency­ clopedic and quietly elegant, Julien's ' remarkable raid on the archives proves that there's more to British broadcasting than Masterpiece Theatre. Black And White In Color dir. Isaac Julien 1992 GB Part 1 59 mins Part 2 52 mins video Meet I saac Julien for a n informal discussion about his work at A Different Light bookstore on Saturday June 11 at 5:00pm . page 61 for deta i l s .

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Sponsored by THE STUD In association with the Deaf Gay and lesbian Center This program is signed for the hearing-impaired

Tue J u ne 14 9:30pm $7 ROX 614H

proud to present two new BBC films We're about the power of fads and fashion. Slip into something comfortable and drag your­ self back in time.

First, meet some of the real people behind Lou Reed's classic celebration of '60s ttans­ genderism, including Joe Dallesandro and " Holly Woodlawn. "Lou was fascinated by transvestites," claims Jayne I County, "He had this girl­ friend at the time called Rachel and she was a transsexual. It's only natural that he would write a song about three drag queens."


Then, walk this way: Mark Kidel's portrait of Boy George is a hypnotic story of narcis­ sism and neediness, drugs and drag. Boy Next Door covers nine years, from Culture Club's sudden success through to George's rebirth as a s.o lo celeb. Along the route, there's tons of amazing archive footage, some very queer fashions, a gripping inter­ view with B.G.'s ex, Jon Moss, and a sign of salvation. Looking back on it all, a candid George concludes, "Being gay is my only saving grace." I

Walk On The Wild Side dir. James Marsh 1993 GB 40 mins. video " Boy Next Door? A Profile Of Boy George dir. Mark Kidel 1993 GB 50 mins. video



ani mator:

Ingin Kim /' Wacka-Wacka Productions

Boys In Shorts: New Gay Shorts 1

Calamity Jane Archive Classic .Sponsored by Superstar Video

World Premieres

In association with the Eye Gallery

Sponsored by JOE BOXER

Sat June 18 1:00pm $ 5 CAS 618B

I n association with Phi Delta Kappa

Fri June 10 12:00 noon $5 CAS 610A


Sat June 11 4:30pm $5 TOW 611R Sun June 19 3 :00pm $ 5 CAS 619A



his year's collection of gay comedies fea­ tures a surprising number of boys on the

precipice of sexual pleasure, incl ud ing Shall We Dance, from the maker of last year's h i t Pool Days; The History Of Western Sexual i ty, . a very funny story about a straight woman

who sets out to procure a man for her bi •

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boyfriend; Cheap Skates, the true story behind the Tonya HardinglNancy Kerrigan

headl i nes; and the painfully famil iar A Friend Of Dorothy, in which a shy sophomore suffers


Resource Center

Calam i ty Jane! Saddle up and come on

Sat June 11 4:15pm $5 CAS 611C

ized n a rrative and read it the other way around - which is easy enough when Calamity bri ngs sexy Katie Brown to Dead­ wood and they move in together and paint "Calam & Katie" i n a big heart on the i r front door! .

Cal a m i ty Ja ne also happens

SU PER ST*" to be a great old-fashioned ---v I DE 0


spu nky song and dance n umbers- i ncluding

mins 16mm A Wavering Heterosexual Con­

musica l w i th a bu nch of

"Whip Crack Away," " M y Secret Love" and Dick Wesson's fan tastic drag performance of

fronts The Pleasure Principle Head-On, And

" I 've Got a Hive Full O f Honey" - all i n a

Is Forced To Decide d i r. Fred Soffa 1994 U SA 2 m i n s 16mm Scrub Me Mama d i r. David

color pri nt.

Grotell 1994 USA 13 mins 16mm Date With Fate d i r. Danny Acosta 1994 U SA 7 m i n s 1 6 m m Cheap Skates: The Hardly/Cardigan Affair d i r. Matt Ebert 1994 U SA 12 m i n s

bri l l i an t, newly refu rbi shed 35mm Tech ni­ Unfortunately, the fi l m i s l ess than enl ight­ ened on the subject of Nat ive Americans, reflecting Hol l ywood's stereotypes of the

16mm Sigh Of Love In Waiting d i r. Valeri o

time. Dori s Day unwitt i ngl y notes the injus­

Governi 1993 Italy 1 3 m i n s 1 6 m m in Ita l i a n

tice of the conquest of Native American land

with Engl ish subtitles Undecided d i r. Scott Ehorn 1994 U SA 4 mins 16m m The History Of Western Seluality d i r. Aaron Kl l c 1994 USA 11 m i n s 16mm A Friend Of Dorothy d i r. Raoul O ' Connel l 1994 USA 25 mins 16mm In View Of Her Fatal Inclination, Lilo Wanders Gives Up The Ghost d i r. Jorg Fockele 1994 Germany 3 min 35mm i n German with English su btitles Total r u n n i ng time: 92 m i n s

as she adm i res the l a ndscape, say i n g "No wonder the i nj uns fight so fie rce to hang onto t h i s country."

• Calamity Jane d i r. 101 m i ns 35mm



Sun June 12 12 noon $5 CAS 612A � tens � IY luscious Roy D u puis (th� h ustler In Bem g At Home With Cl aude) stars a s a

hunky n e 'er-do-wel l who returns home to his claustrophobic fam i l y after a long absence.

Turns out that both his mother

(Andree Lachapel le) and s ister (El ise G u i l ­

Thu June 16 7:00pm $7 TOW 6161

bau l t) both seem t o w a n t t o sleep w i t h h i m ;

ccl a i med at the 1 994 Sundance and Berl i n

th ings are n ' t he l ped w h e n an old friend

F i l m Festivals, Lucy Massie Phenix's

(G i lbert Sciotte) arrives, causi n g chaos for

Cancer i n Two Voices addresses one of the

the pol ymorphous perverse cl an.

most urgent and under-represented heal th­ care i ssues facing women today. Th i s deeply moving fil m documents the struggle and

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cou rage of a lesbia n couple deal ing


n a l , Cancer in Two Voices deals

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with one partne r's breast cancer. As an i nti mate home-movie jour-

w i th the i r anger a nd grief, sexual i ty and friendsh ip, and the pai n fu l process of con­

fron ting death. Joi n u s also for the world premiere of



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The first of two ripe fam i l y dramas in this yea r 's Festival (the other is Under Heat),

Cap Tourmente is a stri king and award-win­ n i ng first feature from Montreal screenwrite r M i chel Langloi�, w h o has previously col l ab­ orated w i th Lea Pool .

For a gay audience,

the main appeal may be Dupui s ' on-screen charisma (or "j eans ad posturi ng," as Variety cattily described i t), but Cap Tou rmente is a l so i nteresting for i ts seamless incorpora­

Deborah Hoffman's Compl a i n ts of a Dutiful

tion of homosexual i ty as one of many

Daughter. Hoffman 's profound documentary

options for t h i s seductive house of horrors.

gives a j arring account of her own struggle w i th her mother's Al2:beimer's. As her moth e r 's cond i ti on worsens, she becomes more accepting of her daugh te r 's lesbianism. Hoffman constructs an emotional and heart­ ening overview of another all too common (and often u nta l ked about) contemporary health issue.

David Butler 1953 USA

and the Canadian Consulate

Wed June 15 12 noon $5 CAS 615A

Of course, we know enough about the real Cala m i ty to ignore the fi l m 's heterosexual ­

Sponsored by A Zebra In association with Telefilm Canada

In association with the Women's Cancer

cross-dressi n ' (real- l i fe lesbian cowboy)

whole lesbian and gay American fa m i l y.

West Coast Premiere

Sponsored by Naya Spring Water

ori s Day stars as every tomboy's hero !

down for Jots of rooti n ' -toot i n ' fun for the

Cap Tou rmente

San Francisco Premieres

She's the fast-shoot i n ' , tough-ta l k i n ' ,

a crush on his seemingly unattainable room­

Shall We Dance d i r. Brian Sloan 1992 U SA 15

Cancer in Two Voices Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter

The plot o f Cap Tou rmente is not real l y the point; i t 's abou t confrontati ons with the sex­ ual undertow of fam i l y l i fe. The performers bring the fi l m to l i fe .

Besides D u pu i s ' con­

v i ncingly i rritating i nfan t i l ism, Lachapel le is thri l l i ng - in a Jeanne Moreau- i sh way as the world-weary mother.

Moody and

austere, maddeni ng and mov ing, Cap Tou r­

Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter d i r. Deborah

mente is a fi lm wh ich posi tively spin s

Hoffman 1994 USA 42 mins 16mm Cancer in

between the sen te ntious and t h e subversive.

Two Voices d i r. Lucy Massie Phenix 1993 USA 43 mins 16mm

.. Cap Tourmente d i r. M ichel Langlois 1993 Canada 115 m i n s 35mm in French with Eng­ l i sh subtitles


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Closing Numbers

Complicated Flesb West Coast Premieres

West Coast Premiere Sponsored by KQED In association with AudioVision

The June 13 screening of this program is


Sat June 18 7 :30pm $7 PFA 618L


But sorting is no easy task. There's the confu­ sion of haunted pasts, complicated colors, and

The Creation Of Adam

Sponsored by Pusser's Rum

Sponsored by Stolichnaya Vodka

U S Premiere

I n association with International

Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission

San Francisco

through the truths and falsehoods of culture.

Thu May 26 9:30pm $7 AQU 526C

Archive Classic

In association with Goethe-Institut

dentity is what's left when you 've sorted

described live for the visually-impaired

The Consequence

Wed June 15 2:15pm $5 CAS 6158 emember when gay movies were all about

Sun June 12 9:00pm $7 TOW 612S

Mon June 13 9:00pm $7 CAS 613E

Cheryl Dunye and Kristina Deutsch collabo­


Wed June '15 9:00pm $7 TOW 615L

rated on Complicated Flesh in an attempt to add sense to their sensuous relationship. An

ally made in Europe? For those people who, recall that excitement of discovery, we present

nna (Jane Asher) and Keith (TIm Woodward) have been married for many years. Sudden­

ly, she is spiralled into a world of homosexuali­

ty and HIY. .. Closing Numbers is a commanding inspection of homophobia, infidelity and compassion, from from the director of Portrait Of A Mar­


riage. Asher is superb as the housewife who reluctantly befriends her husband's lover (patrick Pearson, as one of the most level-headed gay charac­ ters you've ever seen on the

screen) and his dying friend Jim (Nigel Charnock, another standout). Fans of classy drama will find many other pleasures too. A thoroughbred in an increasingly large stable of AIDS dramas, Closing Numbers proves that biology counts for nothing: home is where the HIV is. Plus the world premiere of a bi ttersweet British short, Destiny/Desire/Devotion.

distorted ideologies.

oblique assay of the terrain of inter-racial romance, th is videowork looks at the powers of attraction and how they are colored by eth­

encompasses much of latina l i fe. Ela Troy­ ano's h i larious film makes a sumptuous stew of Puerto Rican lesbians, colonial betrayals, tragic, Spanish ballads, and contemporary class consciousness. In Carmel i ta Tropicana, ethnic identity i s improvised around loyalties, affec­ tion, and the common burden of a morena among men. According to Afri can tales, the trickster is there to befuddle you. African-American artist Thomas Allen Harris uses the metaphor of the trickstef, in his beautifully rendered

Heaven, Earth & Hel l , to search among the

deceptions of race, hi story and love. Harris describes a transformative j ourney, recounting his yearning for acceptance and the choices made to construct himself out of blackness.

. - Steve Seid

AudioVision ® is a nonprofit agency which advo­ cates and provides description services for the blind and visually impaired for movies, lV, the­

atres and exhibits.

At the June 13 screening, a

trained na rrator will describe essential elements of the film, such as action , location, sets, cos­ tumes, etc. The descriptions are broadcast into

the theatre auditorium via FM radio. The visually impaired person hears the descriptions in one

ear, while hearing the film sou ndtrack in the other, thus having access to the movie, while the sighted audience is not disturbed .

This program also includes Sexfish by E.T.

Baby Maniac and Thick Lips, Thin Lips by Paul Lee. Sex Fish d i r. E.T. B a by Man iac 1993 U SA

6 mins video + Thick Lips, Thin Lips d i r. Paul ' Lee 1994 Canada 6 mins Complicated Flesh d i rs . Cheryl Dunye & Kristina Deutsch 1993 U SA 14 mins video Carmelita Tropicana ( Your Kunst Is You r Waffen) d i r. Ela Troyano 1993 U SA 30 mins 16m m Heaven, Earth & Hell d i r. Thomas Allen Harris 1993 U SA 25 mins video Total running time: 7 8 m i ns

Remember when they

a rare revival screening of The Consequence, one of the best '70s gay dramas. Thomas (Ernst Hannawald), ___-'-___---'

Fri June 17 7 :00pm $7 CAS 6170


appeared only once a year, and they were usu­

nici ty. Though staged in New York, Carmel ita Tropicana draws on a cultural history that

Destiny/Desire/Devotion dir. Zahid Dar GB

1994 10 mins 16mm Closing Numbers dir. Stephen Whittaker 1993 GB 95 mins 35mm

gay subjects?

the cherubic son of a prison warden, secretly seduces Mar-

tin (Jurgen Prochnow), one of his father's inmates. After Martin is released, the two try to

build a life together, but they are thwarted at

u ri Pavlov describes h i s first feature as


"the most romantic fi l m of the year."

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Andrey (Alexande r Strizhenov) is disconso­ l a te.

His marriage is on the rocks (his wife



th i nks he's gay), and there's

. more trouble in store when he hel ps a young gay man

escape from some local queer-bashers.

a work visit from a charismatic, weal thy businessman turns Andrey's l i fe arou nd.

" I have come to teach you one th ing ... " he

every turn. Thomas' father sends Thomas to a

whispers, "To love."

boys' reformatory, where - in an amazing

Like a drunken mix of I t's A Wonderful Life

scene - Martin arrives disgUIsed as a new



and Apartment Zero, Creation Of Adam is


also staggeringly bol d. Although Andrey and

The Consequence describes the persistence of

Phi l i p kiss and even sleep together, the i r rela­

pure love and the intolerance of a repressive society. Seen today, i t sti l l contains many sur­ prises, and its sympathy wi th the gay lovers is refreshingly loyal. Bizarrely enough, The Con­ sequence was directed by Wolfgang Petersen, whose. later credits include The Boat (prochnow starred as the Captain), Never­ ending Story and In The Line Of Fire. Plus The Kiss, a sweet San Francisco story of chance and romance. The Kiss d i r. M ichael Jortner 1994 U SA

5 m i n s 16mm The Consequence ( Die Konse­ quenz) d i r. Wolfgang Petersen 1977 Germany 100 m i n s . 16mm b&w i n German with Engl ish subtitles

tionship is never named; in fact, it's clearly meant to be metaphoric. Their homosexual i ty exists entirely at the visual level; for example, you can tell Phi l i p is gay because he wears eye-liner and sharp clothes. Creation Of Adam i s one of two Russian films presented at this yea r's Festival (the other is 1 00 Days Before the Command). Both fi lms construct the i r stories around brief moments of homoerotic bliss. By any standard, Pavlov 's romance i s an absorbing, unique story; as a gay fi l m from Eastern Europe, i t 's a true breakthrough. Plus, 94 Arcana Drive, a punchy short about another kind of marital problem.

+ 94 Arcana Drive d i r. Annette Mangaard

1993 Canada 18 mins 16m m The Creation

Of Adam d i r. Yuri Pavlov 1993 R ussia 93 mins

35mm in Russian with Engl ish subtitles




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CuUing Edges: New Lesbian Shorts 2

A Darker Side Of Black Looking For Langston

In association with

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LVA : Lesbian Visual Artists

In association with The Brothers Network,

Sun June 12 4:30pm $5 TOW 612Q

a program of The National Task Force

us Premiere

us Premieres

Sat June 11 8:35pm $7 PFA 611N

ur short fi lm programs are always the best

fem inine protection products are spoofed

respecti vel y in The Assu mp tion and Secrets.

The rest of this program showcases a great

cast of experimental lesbian fi lmmakers who

offer insightful, accessible and clever ru m i ­

nati ons on love, sex, death and re la tionsh i ps, incl uding J .D. Salome M i l s tead 's hyp notic

ode, Dj une/Jdexa, one of Frameline's 1 994

Com pletion Fund grant reci pients.

The Assumption d i r. May Trubuhovich 1993

New Zealand 4 mins Secrets d i rs. Colette Culle n & Sarah Myl and 1993 GB 6 mins Condomnation d i r. Anne Chamberl ain 1992 USA 8 m i ns Frankfurter d i r. Tina Keane 1994 G B 4 mins Monsters In The Closet d i r. Jen­ nifer Todd Reaves 1993 U SA 15 m i ns Geog­ raphy Of The Imagination d i r. Jan And rews 1993 USA 15 mins b&w More Than A Pay­ check dir. Lexi Leban 1994 U SA 10 m i ns The Virgin, The Mother and The Crone d i r Jo : Sm ith 1994 GB 10 mins Skin And Hair ( Haut und Haar) d i r. Caro l i n Otte rbach 1994 Ger­ many 5 min s no dialogue Djunejldexa d i r. J . D . Sal ome Milstead 1994 U SA 9 mins b&w Al l works are 16m m . Total ru nn ing time: 86 m i ns


Tue June 14 9:00pm $7 TOW 614K

A pa i r of ani­

mated appetizers starts this creative lesbian

sampler off on the right foot: art hi story and

Sponsored by OUT magazine

Sun J une 12 10:00pm $7 ROX 612K

Fri June 10 5:00pm $7 CAS 610C

Fri June 17 4:30pm $7 CAS 617C place to spot new talent.

World Premiere

On AIDS Prevention

Tue J une 14 2:00pm $5 CAS 6148


A Day In The Life Of Edmund White Joggernaught

Thu June 16 12 noon $5 CAS 616A


i rector Isaac Jul ien travels to Jama ica and

investigates the world of rap, ragga -

and homophobia.

In 1992 Buju Banton released a single called


"Boom Boom Bye Bye," in which he demand-


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ed that all lesbians and gay

should be shot. This attitude

found the support of Shabba

Ranks and other musicians. In A Darker Side

Of Black, Ranks and Banton get to justify their theories, alongside opinions from Michael

Manley (former prime min ister of Jamaica),

Michael Franti (Disposable Heroes of

Hi phopcricy), Ice Cube, and cultural commen­

tators Cornell West and Trisha Rose.

Plus a rare chance to see Jul ien 's landmark

film, Looking For Langston, on the big screen.

It's a gigantically lyrical love letter to Langston

Hughes. Original ly scheduled to premiere at

our 1 990 Festival, i t was pulled at the last

moment under orders from the Hughes estate.

Later, the film went on to play theaters across

America in an edited copy, with Hughes' poet­

ry taken out; we're very pleased to present the

origi nal, unedi ted version.


Looking For Langston di r. Isaac J u l ien 1989 GB 48 mins. 16mm A Darker Side Of Black d i r. Isaac J u l ien 1994 GB 55 m i n s . 16mm

Meet Isaac Julien for an informal discussion about his work at A Different Light bookstore on Saturday June 11 at 5 : 00p m . Please see page 61 for details . .


wo .fi l m d i a ries wh ich describe how sex

always i n terferes with . . . wel l , everyth ing


A Day In The Life Of Edm und Wh i te is

exactly that: America's best-known gay nov­

el ist, now res ident in Paris, tries to prepare





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for a dinner party but is

i n terru �ted by fantasi �s about hiS personal tramer, an

anonymous sex date, and a ghastly l unch

w i th the Countess. Director B i l l Cory com­

poses this clever com i c chr.onicle as a series

of saucy vignettes which spoof the image of

an American in Paris.

Plu s, the world premiere of l ocal fi lm maker Doug Mobley's Joggernaught, which is

somewhere between the style of George

Kuchar and a low-budget, sexed-up Seinfeld.

Mobley's d i a ry-l i ke adventures are decep­ tively ordinary, but fu l l of razor wit and

sharp deta i l .

Spend an i magi native hour

with Doug and h i s daily obsessions: car trou­

ble and straight teenagers.


A Day In The Life Of Edmund White d i r.

B i l l Cory 1993 U SA 37 mins video b&w Jog­ gernaught d i r. Doug Mobley 1994 U SA 50 mins video

Dear John US Premieres

In association with the . San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sat June 18 12:00 noon $5 ROX 618F


ight films about the terror and pleasure of

tearooms and other publ ic places. Be pre­

pared: the style and tone of these works range

widely, from humorous to somber, from narra­

tive to experimental. (Two of the shorts in this program also contain brief scenes of graphic


Intelligent and avant garde, Prince Of Peace is

the Koyaanisqatsi of toi let shorts. Reference takes a dim view of anonymous sex, and It

Never Was You is an extremely intense evoca­

tion of one i ts dangers.

From Australial, See

Saw has fun with a glory hole gag, while from Britain, Magic Cottage is a hil arious, wildly provocative spoof of Night Of The Living

Dead (to the tune of Barbra Streisand's

'Guilty,' Magic Cottage's end credit crawl

also includes a useful l ist of London's best tea­ rooms - bring a notepad).

Plus some other shorts inspired by adventures

in public places: sex elvis boy takes us to lon­ don's Hampstead Heath.

From Germany,

Adrian's Monday is a provocative skinhead

fantasy set in a school locker room.

Publ ic

Opinion ends the program ; it's a stylized,

serious piece about a priest, an actor and a bathhouse.

Magic Cottage dir. Joe Orr 1993 G B 30 mins video sex eMs boy dir. Jeff Cole 1993 G B 8 mins video Reference d i r. Cesary Prokpiuk 1993 Australia 3 mi ns video See Saw dir. And rew Porter 1993 Australia 2 mins video It Never Was You d i rs. P. Siemer & L. Stege r 1993 USA 6 mins video b&w Adrian's Monday (Adrian's Montag) dir. Dominik Reding 1994 Germany 9 mins 16mm b&w Prince Of Peace dir. Hans Scheugl 1993 Austria 8 mins 16mm Public Opinion' dir. Ted Dvoracek 1993 U SA 24 mins 16mm. Total running time: 90 mins

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Dream Girls

us Premieres

Sun June 12 2:30pm $5 TOW 612P Tue June 14 12:00 noon $5 CAS 614A


ur second gay shorts sampler serves up

West Coast Premiere

Sat June 11 2:00pm $5 TOW 611Q

Sat June 11 9:00pm $7 CAS 611E

Sat J une 18 9:15pm $7 PFA 618M

Sponsored by Zuni Cafe


i rls from all over Japan dream of attending

Takaruzuka Music School and Theater. An

all-girl school, the young women must e ither

play female or male parts. While their trai ning


for these roles is elaborate, the school is equal­ ly concerned with their training to be good

Gregory G i l l bergh's Assassination is a New

male parts speak of "knowing" better a man's

three come dies about d isastrous d i nner

York short story for anyone who's ever

experienced awkward moments between appetizers and entrees.

Filmed in fake doc­

umentary-style flashback, six guests recount the events leading u p to one fateful incident.

Hugely enjoyable, dry as a marti n i , Assassi-





nation is admi ttedly l i ght on

gay calories but high in unsatu rated style.

wives. The young women who have played needs, while another who has only played

women's roles, complains of never gettin-g to escape being a woman.

appeti tes. In Jon Cornoy 's Dinner With Mal­ ibu , Tommy's father is about to chow down

with his new gi rlfriend, but Tommy knows

something about her that dad doesn ' t.

Plus two short fi lms about people who you migh t never want as guests at any party :

Gene Bern ard's Twenty Two and The Toe Heel Pol ka, by Brian Boyle.

Twenty-Two d i r. Gene Bernard 1993 USA 10

mins The Toe Heel Polka dir. Brian Boyle 1992 U SA 19 mins Dinner With Malibu dir. Jon Carnoy 1992 USA/France 13 mins Speak­ ing In Riddles dir. Mark C. O'Faherty 1994 G B 23 mins Assassination d i r. Gregory Gil lbergh 1994 USA 28 mins . All works 16mm. Total running time: 93 mins

favorites Monika Treut (My Father is Com­ i ng, The Virgin Machi ne) and Lizzie Borden

(Born in Flames), al ongside Hong Kong

" t 'S the rudest tel l y show eve r ! " screamed


Brita i n 's Sun newspaper when Channel

Four TV's cheeky magazine series hit the


Now see for yourself, as we bring

Eurotrash to Ame rica.

d i rector Clara Law (Autu mn Moon).

Jean-Paul Gaultier (yes, Jean-Paul Gaultier)

experi ment, bringing the combined i deas of

this uniquely British send-up of every thing

�rotique is an i n teresting and ambitious

Cosmo, Pl aygi rl and On Ou r Backs to the silver screen.

and An toine de Caunes are the co-hosts of

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embarrassing and low-brow about European culture : Sylvia Kristel 's movie

Bright) fol l ows the erotic entanglement of a

vacations, Bjorn Borg designer underwear.

in li ne for hours to deliver love notes to the .

and her sleazy male cl ient. Borden and

ence are there to escape. They eagerly stand

' male' star, described by one fan as less coarse

than ' real ' men. This fascinating depiction of

has been learned wel l both on and off stage,

by Mark C. O ' Faherty, describes the ensu i ng

showcases the l a test work of three talented

women fi l mmakers, i ncl uding Festival

Sponsored by The Phoenix

Wed J une 15 5:30pm $7 ROX 615F

wood fantasy and the almost all -women audi­

The school's perfonnances are pure Hol ly­

supper party with the aim of seducing

com ic attempts at satisfyin g everyone's

learl y ai med at hip stra igh t audiences, this

high-gloss package of fem i n ist erotica .

US Premiere


gender construction, and the gap between

straight man Nath an; Speaking in Ri ddles,


Eu rotrash

Lizzie Borden's, Let 's Tal k About Sex (co­

Meanwh il e, in London, Engl and, Ta ylor and his lesbi an friend host a fan tastically lavi sh


In association with Asian Pacific Sisters

dreams and reality, reveals that the female' role

bu t wi thout providing the promised happi ly­


In Freebird, Suzie Silver takes center stage

with her mul tiple personas who rock through the ages, clai ming their moments of fame.

Jenn ifer Reeves's Monsters In The Closet is

an inventive, layered look at coming of sexual


- Kathy Geritz Freebird dir. Suzie S i lver 1993 U SA 8 mins video b&w/col Monsters In The Closet dir. Jen nifer Todd Reeves 1993 U SA 15 m i ns 16mm b&w/col Dream Girls d i rs . Kim Longin otto & Jano Will iams 1993 G B/Japan 50 mins 16m m . Total running tim� 73 mins

For the June 11 screening at the Towne 3, Free­ bird and Monsters In The Closet will be replaced by Ela Troyano's Cannelita Tropicana; please see page 55 for description.

wri tten by San Francisco's own Susie

career, soap-opera-themed

spunky, bisexual La tina phone-sex worker

The special pleasure for gay audiences l ies

Bright also incl ude some nice queer charac­

Caunes; Gaultier wins hands-down i n the

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Dyer wi l l put Eu rotrash in context.

ager and the protagonist'S best friend, a dyke Moni ka Treut's Taboo Pa rlor is the styl ish

In case you ' re puzzled, British cri tic Ri chard He ' l l

also b e screening extracts from some other

adventure of a pair of l usciously predatory,

Bri tish TV shows which w i l l neve r m ake it

by musician Tan i ta Tikaram and Marianne

Absolutely Fabul ous, Engl and 's equ i valent

echoes the l ook of Madonna's "Open Your

of vodka, some cruel jokes about supennod­

smart twi st on Basic Instinct.

Eurotrash prod . Ra pido Productions for Chan­

l i pstick lesbians. With cameo appearances

Sagebrecht (Bagdad Cafe), Taboo Parlor Heart" peepshow vi deo as i t offers u p a

And l astl y, i n Cl ara Law's beautifu l Wonton

Soup, Hong Kong provides the backdrop for

a straight couple 's erotic encounters and reflections on Chinese i denti ty.

Erotique d i rs . Lizzie Borde n , Monika Treut & Clara Law 1994 U SA 90 mins 35mm

Erotique will be introduced by Susie Bright.

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- Jeffrey Winter Queer Carpentry Seminar d i rs . Tom H i l l and Andy Fair 1993 U SA 5 mins Bridgette d i r. Brian Perko 1994 U SA 5 m ins The Sister Is (Not) A Mister d i r. J u l i a Zay 1994 USA 9 mins Fabian's Freeak Show d i rs . . Museo Contempo in assoc. with Charles Wurmfeld 1994 U SA 30 mins Edges d i r. Ayanna Udongo 1993 U SA 5 mins Freak dir. Abby Moser 1993 U SA 4 mins Exterminator II di r. Eric Haeberl i 1994 USA 2 mins Analstahl d i r. Idexa 1992 Germany 15 mins Lifesaver d i r. David E . John­ ston 1994 U SA 4 m i ns French Bitch d i r. Andre Rosen 1993 U SA 5 mins We've Only Just Begun d i r. Topiary 1994 U SA 3 mins All works are video. Total runni ng time: 90 mins

Jeffrey Winter is known to some as Please Louise Productions, creators of San Francis­ co 's $. 99 Queer Video Fest. Note: Because of the low adm ission price , there are no advance tickets for this show. Tickets wi l l be avai lable at the Roxie Cinema on ly, from 4 : 45pm on the day of screen i ng.

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n the Spring of 1988, videomaker/activist

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ents. Then, a good friend was diagnosed with breast cancer, and Bordowitz's grandparents were killed im an automobile accident. The

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- Robert Hawk Plus the world premiere of two outstanding San Francisco-made experimental shorts about AIDS, the body, and yearning: Ostranenie by Christien G. Tuttle, and Tom's Flesh by Jane Wagner and Tom di Maria. Tom's Flesh d i rs. J a n e Wagner & Tom di Maria

USA 15 mins Ostranenie d i r. Christien G. Tuttle 1994 LJSA 9 mins � Fast Trip, Long Drop d i r. Gregg Bordowitz 1993 U SA 54 mins Al l works are 16m m . Total running tim e : 83 mins Please note that for the screening at the Pacific Fi l m Archive, Tom ' s Flesh will not be shown. I nstead, Confirmed Bachelor by Tom Kal i n and The Blue Hour by John Lindel l will

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rom 1 935 to 1959, Fearless Nadia was the daredevil queen of the Indian screen. Riyad

Wadia's spectacular biography of India's leg­ endary stunt actress captures the unique per­ sona of the Australian-born femme-fuecracker who thrilled audiences with her daring portray­ als of fearless, rough-and-ready heroines. The first true feminist of Indian cinema, Nadia's physical prowess and selfless fearless­


ness made her a screen idol and challenged the


mal� chau� anism of the day. Not a lesbian herself, but cer-

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bsessive relationshi�s take � nter-s�reen in this package of lesbian stones. Des} del

Valle's Cruel reflects on the agonizing conclu­

sion of a Latina lesbian relationship, while Jane Schneider's Nightwork takes a clever look at a pair of dykes on bikes who are nearly pulled apart by obsessive jealousy. Reen­ counter and A Journey focus on two more obsessive lovers, and a fairy-tale proto-lesbian

princess turns her beau into a frog in The Pink.


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Angel Of Woolworth's is a photobooth romance, and in My Grandma's Lady Cabaret

(which was scheduled but not shown in last year's Festival), a young dyke imagines her grandmother's lesbian past. Lastly, in Sande Zeig's evocative Central Park, two women enjoy a dreamlike encounter in a rowboat. Cruel dir. Desi del Valle 1994 USA 20 mins b&w in English and Spanish without English subtitles Reencounter dir. Terry Chiu 1994 USA 3 mins b&w The Journey (Eine Reise) dir. Gerda Gross­ mann 1992 Germany 12 mins in German with English subtitles Central Park dir. Sande Zeig

reverie about an inhibited middle-aged woman

1994 USA 8 mins b&w The Angel Of Woolworth's

who wins a trip to the Oriental Baths.

dir. Julie X. Black 1994 USA 10 mins Nightwork

Take Me Back To Cairo d i r. Ute Krause Ger­ many 1993 20 m i n s 35mm i n German with Engl ish su btitles '" Fearless: The Hunterwall Story d i r. Riyad Vinci Wadi a I ndia 1993 62 mins 35mm i n English and Hindi with English subti­ tles

dir. Jane Schneider 1993 Australia 11 mins My Grandma's Lady Cabaret dir. Elizabeth Myers 1992 GB 10 mins The Pink dir. Katherine Fry 1993 New Zea land 8 mins. All works are 16mm. Total running time: 90 mins


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Shirley's marriage to Florence's brother, traditional Yiddish music they play together. Naomi's Legacy d i r. Wendy Levy 1994 U SA

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omicidal is a sha me lessly exploitative and' . . . . , wonderfully Intngumg adventure m

1960's gender psychology starring the

remarkable Jean Arless (whose actual gender is never revealed, but we're pretty sure she 's ' a woman who does good male drag). The film starts with a girl happily seated at her dollhouse. She's interrupted by a young boy, who steals her doll (but, is he a boy?). Flash forward to a marriage, a murder, a

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tures a wide range of styles and subjects,

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time to scram - was in top form with this ' spooky movie. Dismissed as a mere Psycho ripoff in its day, Homicidal turns out to be something else again, offering an eerie commentary on what makes boys boys and girls girls.


- Daniel Mangin

"As Emily, Jean Arless is a totally convinc­ ing woman; as a man, Arless has the broad shoulders and shadow of a beard that cue the male gender. [ 1 960s] moviegoers had never before seen such an authentic dual-role per­ formance in terms of g�nder presentation.", ,

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Homicidal d i r. Wi l l iam Castle U SA 1961 87

m i n s 16mm b&w


to sample the best of new gay video' in just '

for Red Hot's No Alternative album, but

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lonely mansion and a mute, wheelchair­

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never released. So Unlike Their Reputation d i r. Peter Bowen

1993 U SA 9 mins Significant ( Br)other d i r. Charles Lofton 1993 U SA 5 m ins Virus dir. Stuart Gaffney 1994 U SA 4 m i ns Summer 1993 dir. Robert Beck 1994 U SA 7 m ins .. Auto Biography d i r. Den n i s Day 1994 Canada 15 m i n s Voi Che Sapete d i r. William Comstock 1994 U SA 3 m i n s 45 RPM Love d i r. Den n i s Conroy 1994 U SA 5 m i n s .. Wake Up Jerk Off Etc d i r. D a n i e l M aclvor' ' 1993 Canada 2 mins Starway To The Stairs d i r. Craig Good man 1994 U SA 3 m i n s Mid­ west Mambo d i r. Bart Everly 1993 U SA 10 mins Ice Cream Sunday d i r. Jeff Cowan 1994 USA 1 min She's A Talker d i r. Neil Goldberg 1993 U SA 2 m ins Porn d i r. Lawrence Elbert 1993 U SA 10 m i ns Saddle Up dir. D. Stokes/ Youthwave 1993 U SA 1 m i n Safe Sex Is Fun dirs. Paolo Broggi & Hans Gelke 1994 U SA 5 mins Dick Tricks d i r. Resa Oshiro 1993 U SA 12 mins Numbering Bad Fruit d i r. Dean Kendrick 1992 USA 2 m i ns Confirmed Bache­ lor dir. Tom Ka l i n 1994 U SA 4 mins Show Me di rs . Gregg Araki & Jaie Laplante 1993 U SA 3 mins Al l works are video. Total running time: 103 mins

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I Don't Want .To Be A Man

The Image Of The Sad Young Man

Archive Classic

Special Presentation

Co-presented by The Silent Film Festival

Sponsored by Grace St. Catering

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Fri June 17 9 :15pm $7 PFA \617K

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rom Sal Mineo i n Rebel Without A Cause to John Kerr in Tea And Sympathy, renowned

gay historian and fil m critic Richard Dyer pre­

sented with l ive m usical accompan iment by

sents a history of gay movie melancholia.

Dennis James on the mighty Castro Wu rl ­

This special presentation is part-lecture, part­

i tzer.

cl ip show; it's a unique opportun i ty to meet

Ossi l i kes to drink, smoke, play poker and do a lot of thi ngs that are n ' t becom i ng to a respectable young lady. When her male guardian, Dr. Kersten, lays down the law, she decides to adopt a new wardrobe and assume the i dentity of a fashi onable young man . But when "gentleman" Ossi ends up i n t h e back of a cab with a drunken Dr. Kersten she learns that l i fe as a man isn ' t as easy as it looks ! Com ic in tone, the fil m explores the privileges and problems of gender and fea­ tures some charm i ng twists of homo- and lesbo-erotic humor. Th is is a rare opportun i ty to see this del ight­ ful earl y German fi l m by Ernst Lubitsch (Ninotchka, Heaven Ca n Wa i t) . Lubitsch discovered i ts star Ossi Oswal da, who came to be known as the "Mary Pickford of Germany." Oswalda charmed her audiences

Richard Dyer in person. "When I was growing up in the late 1 950s

and 1 960s, I assented that the lot of queers l i ke my sel f was a mel ancholy on e. I don 't

remember how exactly where I first picked up this i dea, but I do remember see i ng

myself in the characters of Geoff in A Taste Of Honey and both Reggie and Pete in The Leather Boys, or knowi ng that books with covers showing pairs of young men l ooki ng mournfu l l y downwards yet towards each other were for m e . . . Now what interests me i n l ooking at the image of the gay man as the sad young man is the way a stereotype can be com plex, var­ ied, intense and contradictory, an i mage of otherness i n which i t is sti l l possible to find oneself."

- Richard Dyer, The Matter Of Images

with her joy of l i fe and uninhibited

After the Saturday J u ne 17 show at the Pacific


Fi l m Archive, Grace Cafe invites you to a

I Don't Want To Be A Man! ( Ich Mochte Kein Mann Sein!) d i r. Ernst-Lubitsch 1919 Ger­ many 50 mins 35mm b&w si lent with German intertitles, Engl ish simu ltaneous translation and l ive organ accompa n i ment. Th is program is presented i n col l aboration with The S i l ent Fi l m Festival , a non profit orga­ n i zation dedicated to promoting the art of silent" fi l m and its value as a record of early 20th centu ry life .

recepti on in honor of Richard Dyer (free for ticket-holders ) . Grace Cafe is located with i n the U n iversity Art M u seum/Pacific Fi l m Archive, a t the Durant Street entrance. Richard Dyer also presents two other pro­ grams in this year's Festiva l : Eurotrash (see page 31) and Idol Thoughts : Richard Dyer On Gay Porn (see page 60). Approximate total r u n n i ng time: 100 mins

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In My Father's Bed Bay Area Premiere

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esbi an playwrigh t/perfonner Randa

heal ing and courage in t h i s one-woman

show. With honesty, sensi t i v i ty, and even hu mor, I n My Fathe r 's Bed recounts her sur­ vival of father/daugh ter i n cest. Through her com m a n d i ngly constructed cha racters (therapi sts, s i ster, mother, father) and di rect monologues, Downs creates an emotional j ourney for her audience that is deeply affecti ng, bold and cathartic. Con­ fron t i ng her memori es, fears, shame and anger, Downs recla i ms her c h i ldhood and shares her process of recovery. The sparsely staged perfonnance i s captured gracefu l l y and unobt rusive l y by d i rector Mari l y n Freeman.


h i s ecl ectic col lection of works by new lesbian film makers excavates some of the

i n tersections of rac i a l , cultura l , generational

and sexual i denti ty. Ka ri n Lee's magical My Sweet Peony por­ trays the parable of Zam ma, a Chi nese­ Cana dian wom an who works as a gu ide i n a Classical Ch i nese Garden. Luci nda Broad­ bent's Step We G a i l y takes a l ook at k i l ts, Cei l i dh dancing and com ing o u t in Scotland. From Anne Pratten comes the haunting

she has fe l t come al ive. Through her simple, honest writin g and good theatrical sense, her story i s heal i ng a n d engrossing."

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Ylonda Stevens' thoughtful Hallowed, a lesb i a n remembers her gay m a l e friend lost to AIDS.

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Sponsored by Stop AIDS Project

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Fri June 17 7:30pm $7 PFA 617J


ristine beaches bordered by swaying palms, a balmy breeze tantalizing tanned flesh. These

are our images of the sleepy nations dappling the

Caribbean. But behind these soothing images dwell the realities of social repression. Carl

George 's History Will Accuse Me is an off-the­

cuff tour of Havana, identifying the disparities of Castro 's policies. Well-stocked boutiques and

opulent mansions on one side, decrepit digs and

depleted groceries on the other. The centerpiece

of George 's anti-travelogue is a rooftop party

thrown for his gay friends. They would've raised the roof if there was one.

Kelly Anderson digs into the dilemma of Cuba's

gay commu nity in Looking for a Space:

Lesbians & Gay Men In CubalBuscando Un

Espacio: Los Homosexuales En Cuba; it's a

well-wrought examination of sexual suppression in the socialist tropicale. From the Mariel homo­

sexuals deported as undesirables to the gay

, underground creating pockets of artful resis-

; tance, Anderson coolly uncovers the paradoxes


queen .

Through the m i racle of video technol ogy,

Braderman l i tera l l y walks over our favorite icons (Liz in Cleopatra ! Liz in Suddenly

Last Summ er!) in her breathless two-part

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where in the chaos of cultural identities - of

being Black, Indian, Canadian and Guyanese -

does a woman learn to be a lesbian?

- Steve Seid History Will Accuse Me d i r. Carl George 1993 USA 20 mins video . Looking for a Space:

Lesbians And Gay Men In Cuba/Buscando Un

Espacio: Los Homosexuales En Cuba dir. Kelly Anderson 1993 U SA 38 mi ns video . Coco­ nut/Cane & Cutlass dir. Michel le Mohabeer

1994 Canada/Guyana 30 mins 16m m . Total runn ing time: 88 mins


f you enjoyed the transgendered shenani­

gans of l ast y ea r 's Festival hit, The East Is

Red, you ' l l l ove this fan tastic tale of kung fu and crossdressing.

"In martial arts fi lms, physi cal mastery is

tradi tional l y passed on from the patri arch .

Women kung fu arti sts usu a l l y maneuver i n


aith Nolan i s one of Canada's most out­

spoken lesbia n femi nist musicians. Grace

Channer, her close friend and fel low activist is a v isual a rtist who conveys her pol i tical

concerns through her pai n ti ngs and sculpt­ ures. A positively empowering portrait of

these two Canadian Black lesb ian fem i n ist

artists, Long Time Com i n ' addresses issues

were i nvented for the age of

Legend of Fong Sai- Yuk, they are at the

and lives, fi lmmaker Dionne Brand creates a

I n Legend, the fighter Fong Sai-Yuk (Jet Li)

activism .

AIDS and chronic fatigue syndrome :

"Certa in mov ie stars began to dominate my mental l i fe . . . im ages were my medicine . . .

to The East I s -Red) and most recently, The center of the n a rrative.

learns his ski l l s from his mother (Joseph i ne

everyone can afford a TV, b u t no-one can

Siao). M rs. Fong is a resilient woman who

Dedicated to local performer Le land Moss,

protective o f her son . When her son com­

ioned, post-modern shot of perfectly -cooked

he is defeated by her mother, Mrs. Lu . To

afford welfare."

Joan Sees Stars is a refresh i ngl y old-fash­ pop culture cuisine.

San Fern ando Valley is a resourceful short

story about two gay men working on a bad daytime TV show. Is this what goes on

Michelle Mohabeer was nurtured on paradox

raphy, Mohabeer's lushly imagined portrait asks

Sun June 12 2:30pm $5 CAS 6128

the background, b u t i n Swordsman (prequel

Her premise is that VCRs

San Fernando Valley d i r. David A. Price 1993

Indo-Caribbean history meets fem inist autobiog­

and the Canadian Consulate

blabfest, Joan Sees Stars.

beh i nd the scenes a t Mel rose Place?

returned to Guyana in Coconut/Cane & Cutlass.

In association with Ache', Telefiim Canada,

Fri June 10 10:00pm $7 CAS 610E


she 's back, with a tribute to Liz, Oprah, and the demented m ind of a mad old mov ie

West Coast Premiere

Sponsored by Deneuve Magazine

American Telecommunication Arts

i n troduced u s to the pleasures of shou ting at

of being Cuban and gay.

when she spent twenty years in Canada, then

In association with the National Asian

t 's been a long time since Joan Braderman

the screen i n Joan Does Dynasty.

Long Time Comin'

Sponsored by Citizen

Sun Ju ne 12 6:15pm $7 ROX 6121

West Coast Premieres

In association with International

The Legend of Fong Sai-Yuk

Bay Area Premiere

U SA 32 mins video Joan Sees Stars dir. Joan B raderman 1993 U SA 58 mins video

subm i ts to her h usba n d 's cruel abuse but is

petes for the hand of a woman in marriage, regain the fam i l y honor, M rs. Fong dons

men's c l othes and, passing herself off as Fong Sai-Yuk's brother, Fong Dai-Yuk,

chal lenges M rs. Lu .

I n the course of the i r spectacular kung fu

match, the two women fall i n love w i th each

other. M rs. Lu confides to Fong Sai- Yuk

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that wh i l e her h usband is a ' good ' man, she has never fel t passion for him the way she does for

Fong Dai-Yuk. In the fil m 's

bi ttersweet romantic conclusion, Mrs. Lu

declares to M rs. Fong, ' maybe in another l i fe , there will be room for our l ove . ' "

- Lawrence Chua, The Nation

The Legend Of Fong Sai-Yuk d i r. Corey Yuen

·1993 Hong Kong 106 mins 35mm in Can­ tonese with Chi nese and Engl ish subtitles

of racism, sexism and recl ai ming i denti ty.

In th is deft descri ption of thei r friendship

l oving testa ment to the capacity of women 's

Plus Coconut/Cane & Cutl ass by Michelle

Mohabeer. Inco.rporating a ri ch, poetic style �

w i th elements of dance, personal

h istory and ethnograph ic docu men­ tary, Mohabeer reflects on her

I n do-Caribbean heritage, exile and

sexual and cultural i denti ty.

• Coconut/Cane & Cutlass dir. M ichelle Mohabeer 1994 Canada/Guyana 30 mins 16mm .. Long Time Com in' d i r. Dionne Brand 1993 Canada 53 mins 16mm





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Cancer I n Two Voices 615A

Friday June

12:00 Boys i n Shorts: Gay Shorts 1 610A 3:00 Girls In Shorts: Lesbian Shorts 1 610B 5:00 Darker Side of Black/Langston 610C 7:30 Surprise Sneak Preview 610D/Gala 610J 10:00 Legend of Fong Sai-Yuk 610E

Saturday 11


Friday June

Moby Dick 8:00 pm Projections -

2:15 The


5:00pm Isaac Jul ien In Person

9:15 Manuela's

Sunday June 12

San Francisco Art I nstitute 7:30 Bike Boy ART 612T 9:30 Bike Boy ART 612U

2:15 Tell

Me a Story: Lesbian Shorts 3 616B


Death In Ven ice , CAl Muscle 616C

Stars 6110

9:00 Erotique 611E 11:15 Super 8 1/2 611F

6:30 Local

7:00 Alicia Was Fainting 6160

Heroes 6110


Long Time Comin '612B

Camp For Boys & G irls 611P

12:00 Boys From Brazil


Looking For A Space

5:00 Silent R i m : I

4:00 Age of

9:00 Your Heart


Don 't Want to Be a Man 612C

7:00 G litterbug 6120 Is All Mine 612E


6:30 Christine Vachon I n Conversation 612N Kanada 6120

2:15 Alicia

Was Fainting 617B

4:30 Cutting Edges:

Lesbian Shorts 2 617C

7:00 The

Creation of Adam 6170

9:00 Only The Brave 617E

11:00 My Addiction/ Love Machine 617F 11:00 Queer Tears:

12:00 Sacred Lies, Civi l Truths

The Hunterwali Story 613B

Lick Bush I n ' 92

4:15 100 Days Before The Command 613C


2:00 4:00

Lesbian Avengers


Lesbian/Gay Media Market Seminar

Berenice Abbott 6130


Calamity Jane 618B

3:30 Tell

Me A Story: Lesbian Shorts 3 618C


Fearless: The ' H u nte rwal i Story 6 180

7:30 World And Time Enough 618E

8:45 Left To


Closing Numbers 613E

Tuesday 14

12:00 Dinner Party Dos & Don'ts: Gay Shorts 2 614A


Cutting Edges: Lesbian Shorts 2 614B

4:30 Your Heart

Is All Mine 614C Long

Drop 6140

9:00 Woman of Wolf/ Carmelita/Dottie 614E


Not Angels But Angels 616K ' 5:30 BI ack & White In Color 616F '

7:45 Sex & Love & C u te Girls 616G

Fabian ' s Freeak Show :


' :00 Ho�i�idal, ' ' ' S 17 N


loo ki ng For A Space

4:00 Age 8:45

Of Dissent

Baby Ta l k 616H

12:00 Out For Laughs 2:00 Get It Girl 4:00 Rain City Co nfidential

6:30 When

You Name Me 617L

8:45 Left To

Our Own Devices, Program 3 617M

12:00 Sacred


C ivil Truths


Lick Bush I n '92

4:00 Lesbian


6:30 Image Of A Sad Young Man 618N

8:45 Seen

Anyth ing

Sunday 19/Lesbian­ Heaven, Earth & Hell

2:00 Canada With

a Q

Bal lot Measure 9


Lesbian Features In Progress


3 :00

, 10:00

Boys From


Good lately? 6180

Our Own Devices, Program 1 6131



Saturday 18

12:00 Out: Stories of Lesbian & Gay Youth 613A

2:15 Fearless:

8:45 Sexual Perso nae: Maybury, Ka lin, et al 615J

12:00 Under Heat 617 A

Gay Shorts 3 618A

Monday 13

6:45 Fast Trip,


Friday 17


Sunday 12 12:00 ,Cap Tourmente 612A

9:15 U nder Heat


Own Devices Program 2 6151

Thursday 16

Stories of Lesbian ,& Gay Youth 611B

6:30 Sex of The

6:30 Left To


12:00 Darker Side of Black/ Langston 616A

Our House/Party

4:00 Marching For Freedom


2:15 Out:

Two Voices 611C



4:30 Only The Brave 615C 6:4S The Neapol itans 6150

12:00 100 Days Before The Command 61lA

4:15 Cancer i n

12:00 Queer Son/ Other Fam i l ies


Saturday June 11 A Different Light Bookstore


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Wednesday 15

7 :00 Go Fish 609A 9:30 Death In Venice, CA/Muscle 609B

Friday 10


Intersections 6141

& Gay Freedom Day 3:00

Boys In Shorts: Gay Shorts 1 6 19A


Girls In Shorts: Lesbian Shorts 1 619B

7:30 Closing Night:

Desperate Remedies 619C


Camp Ch ristmas/ It's A Queer World


Camp Christmas/ It's A Queer World


Camp Christmas/ It's A Queer World


J UNE 9- 19 1994 ·

TOWNE 3, SAN JOSE (TOW) Friday 10

7:15 Death I n Venice, CA/Muscle 610H 9:30 Your

Heart I s All

Mine 6101

Saturday 11

2:00 Dream Girls/ Carmelita Tropicana 611Q


Boys In Shorts: Gay Shorts 1 611R

7:00 Girls

I n Shorts: Lesbian Shorts 1 611S


Sunday 12

U nder Heat 611T

2:30 Dinner Party Dos & Don'ts: Shorts 2 612P Shorts 2 612Q

7:00 Alicia

Was Fainting


Monday 13

7:15 Tel l

Me A Story: Lesbian Shorts 3 613J



Queer Tears: Gay Shorts 3 613K

Tuesday 14

7:15 Fearless: The H u nterwali Story 614J 9:00 A Darker Side of Black/ Langston 614K

Wednesday 15

Advan c e tickets a re ava i l ab l e at the more than 150 BASS Ticket Centers thro ughout the B ay Are a , i nc l u ding The Wherehou s e a n d Tower Record s/Video. There is no convenience fee for in-person purchase. O r you m ay c a l l BASSC HARGE: (415) 776-1999 o r ( 510) 762-BASS o r (408) 99B-BASS.

7:00 Out:

Stories Of Lesbian & Gay Youth 615K 9:00 Closing Nu mbers 615L

Thursday 16

U se th is grid to m a rk the progra m s you w a nt to buy tickets for. You w i l l be a s ked to give the ven u e code (eg CAS , TOW, PFA) and the program code (eg 6.15A, 617G, 526B).


If you a r e a Fra m e l i n e

m e m ber, y o u m ay w a n t to visit o u r speci a l V I P Festival Ticket Office at Presto . Prints, 499 C astro Street at 18th St . , San Fra ncisco.

7:00 Cancer In Two Voices



9:00 World

There i s a s m a l l fee for te l ephone orders .

s e e the H ow To B u y Tickets secti o n o n page 77 for more detai l s .

And Time Enough

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Thursday May 26

Aquarius Theatre, Palo Alto 5:30 Best Of Fest Shorts AQU 526A 7:30 Fearless: H u nte rwal i Story AQU 526B 9:30 Closing Numbers AQU 526C

Join us for a special preview evening - two weeks before the festival begins! Screenings include Fearless: The Huntenwali Story (pictured right). See page

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CAROLE MIGDEN My Addiction The Love Machine

Manuela's Loves Archive Classic

us Premieres

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Wed J une 15 9:15pm $7 CAS 615E


Sponsored by Hibernia Beach on LlVE-105 In association with Telefilm Canada and the

omparable to such European lesbian

Canadian Consulate

favorites as Novembermoon and Another

Way, Manuel a 's Loves adds a French twist to the typi cal lesbian dr�ma - a menage a

trois to be exact. Shifting attractions are

played out between three women of d i fferent

ages in this overlooked French featu re . The

el dest, Bacha (legendary Italian actress Alida



Val l i ) is an Amnesty International human rights activist and concentration camp sur-

vi vor. Her younger fashion designer friend Manuela (Marie-Christine Barrault) is her

primary emotional support. When Manuela meets the bea utiful Claude (Gu illemette Grobon), the two begin a rel ationsh i p which

Fri Ju ne 17 11:00pm $5 CAS 617F


ndy Warhol and Paul Morrissey are al ive

and wel l , and l i v i ng in the director and

cast of M y Addiction.

" I l ove Dick. I want to wash his socks. I

want to watch h i m move. I want him to be unable to think about me because i t 's too much . . . " Married man M a tt is so in love

with w i l d hustler Di ck that, one night, he

leaves h i s wife and plants h i mself in Dick's

apartment. Dick's hooker roommate Mar­ vette warns Matt that Dick will kill him when he re turns, but Ma tt's not going any­

incites Bacha 's i n tense jealousy. Manuela is

where ... he's addi cted to Dick.

desire for Claude.

Canadian director Sky Gilbert is best known

"A women's fi lm in the best sense,

productions My N igh t Wi th Tennessee and

torn between her love for Bacha and her

to Bay Area audi ences for his Theater Rhino

Manue l a 's Loves is an emotiona l l y gri pping

drama . . . among the year's best debu t


- Variety Manuela's Loves ( Le Jupon Rouge) d i r. Genevieve Lefebvre 1987 France 90 min s 35mm in French with Engl ish subtitles

Drag Queens In Outer Space .

But My

Add iction is unl i ke anything you've seen '



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I t 's a genuine dis-

covery, a haun ti ng, low-tech, two-room drama about neu-

roses, sex and com pulsive behavi or. serious?


Wrong: My Ad di ction is one of the

richest comedies we ' ve seen in a long time.

The Love Mach i n e by Patrick Snee is a com­ edy abou t codependency and cheap trick� any rel ationsh ip to the same-name book by

Jacq u e l i ne Susann is purely coi ncidental . The Love Machine d i r. Patrick Snee 1994

USA 20 m i ns 16m m + My Addiction dir. Sky Gilbert 1993 Canada 60 mins 16mm

The Neapolitans

New York Giants

u s Premiere

Curated by Sande Zeig

Sponsored by Pasqua Coffee Bars

West Coast Premieres

In association with The Slant Newspaper

In association with Dykespeak

Wed June 15 6:45pm $7 CAS 615D

Wed June 15 10:00pm $7 ROX 615H

"N ,

aples now has i ts own Pedro Al modovar," excl ai med Variety about Pappi

Corsicoto's first fi l m .

I t 's true: The

Neapol i tans is what Al modovar mov ies used


ew York l esbian superstars present thei r

, very l atest work i n this combustible v i deo

happenin g that i nc l u des thi rteen p ieces fresh and hot out of the camera fro m : Jane Castle

to be l ike, only better. Corsicato cal l s h i s

and S h u Lea Cheang, Cheryl Dunye, Su

s t y l e ' neon-real ism ' - i t 's a hard-edge, pop­

Friedrich, Shari Fri lot, Mari Kei ko Gonza­

up look that gives the fi lm an extra l ayer of

lez, Sharon Atki ns and Vaneska Kl uck,

outrageous humor.

Maria Magge n t i , Harriet H i rshorn and Mary

Sl i m on gay content, but h i gh on gay style, The Neapo l i tans relates a trio of modem sto­ ries set i n three d i fferent parts of sout hern Ita l y 's seductive c i ty. In the first tale,

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Patierno, Catheri ne S a a l fi e l d , S i kay Tang, Jocel y n Tay lor, Rose Troche, Marlene McCarty and Christine Vachon. H i gh l i ghts of this a l l -star program i ncl ude:

Aurora ( I a i a Forte) sees her smug,

Sex Bowl, a v i deo of m u l t i ple orgasm i n the

nouveau-ri che world crumble

ghetto by Baby Maniac (aka Shu Lea

when her shady, never-seen

Cheang and Jane Castle); Texas by Mari

h u sban d sleeps W I. t h h I' S secretary.

In the closing comi c story, Libera (also

Keiko Gonzalez, about masturbation, unre­ q u i ted love, broken gui tar strings and a l l

pl ayed by Forte) has a sim i l a r problem with

those Southern g i rl s y o u can ' t seem t o resist;

her l azy h u sban d 's infidel i ty, but she h atches

and, from Marlene McCarty and 1 994

a plan to exact revenge and profi t.

Framel i ne Award-winner Christine Vachon ,

Carme l a 's tale i s the one wh ich holds most interest for gay audiences.


the v ideo w i th the t i tl e that says i t a l l , Don ' t Look U p M y Skirt Unless You Mean I t .

- Sande Zeig

Sebasti ano (Ci ro P iscopo) arrives home from reform school ; Carmel a (Cristina Donadio)

Total run n i ng time: 100 m i n s

doesn ' t m i n d that her son is gay, but she

Sande Zeig i s co-programmer o f t h e L o s Ange­

can ' t cope wi th h i s questions about his long­

les Gay & Les b i a n Fil m Festival and a n i nde­

gone father.

Am i dst plans for a neighbor­

hood wed d i ng (and Sebastiano's seduction of a l ocal salesman), the truth comes o u t . . . ' Here 's a h i n t : Carmel a 's favorit� m ov ie i s Verti go . Pl u s Safe S e x : T h e Manual, a n extremel y a n imated lesson i n the art of appl ication. Safe Sex: The Manual d i r. Greg Lawson 1993 Netherl a n d s 2 m i n s 35m m The Neapolitans d i r. Pappi Corsicato 1992 Italy 83 m i n s 35mm in Ita l i a n with Engl i s h subtitles

pendent fi l m d i stributor. A l s o a fi l m ma ker, her short fi l m Central Park i s being screened here in the G i rl s In Shorts program (see page 33 for deta i l s ) .


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Only The Brave

u s Premiere

Sponsored by The CAFE:

In association with the Lesbian & Gay

Wed June 15 4:30pm $7 CAS 615C

Journalists Association

Sat June 11 12 noon $5 CAS 611A


Fri June 17 9:00pm $7 CAS 617E


ussein Erkenov 's barracks drama, tel ls of

ever seen.

service in the Red Army. Exposed to a mer­

ciless round of daily vi olence, they desper­ ately try to resist constant h u m i l iation, but

their struggle for human di gn ity is clearly a

hopeless one.

Although i t i s not i n any overt way "about" homosexuali ty, Erkenov's fi lm is astonish­

ingly d i rect in its presen tation of homoerotic

imagery. The abundant n u d i ty includes a

scene where soldiers bathe each other with an inti macy and tenderness that i s far

removed from the brutal i ty of most of th e i r

waking hou rs. The director has stated that the homo-eroticism in his fi lm i s q u i te con­

scious and is there to represent the onl y

bea uty existing in lives otherwise fi l led wi th ugli ness and inhumanity. (And, am azi ngly,

except for one professional actor as an older officer, all roles are portrayed by real - l i fe sol diers ! )

Unseen outside Russia unti l Erkenov formed his own sales company and took the fi lm to

in the l i fe of a tough teenage girl is one of

the most powerful lesbian features we've





'. _ _ _ _

- Robert Hawk Pl us the world premiere of risi ng, a wi tty,

Wed June 15 7:00pm $7 TOW 615K

on fire. Longing to escape the harsh chaos

Al ex plans to go to Sydney with Vicki .

Ami d the travails and d i smal drama of her high school, Alex comes to real ize her


Free admission for students on June 11.


ou ' re going into a world that is changing

- drastical ly. And in ten years, i t's

going to be as uncool to hate homosexuals as it is to be a racist. So you better get ready

for that worl d."

emerging attraction to Vicki , and to her

- Scott Thompson, Kids in the Hall


Out is a strong and spi rited overview of the

Very m uch a fil m of the '90s, Ana Kokkinos' sobering portrayal of disillu­

l ives and struggles of lesbian and gay youth in Canada. In this groundbreaking fi l m ,

sioned youth has the j a rring punch and tragic

d i rector Davi d Adkin covers a broad range

Over The Edge and Rebel Wi thout A Cause.

es the stereotypes and bol dly brings out a new generation of outspoken, a rticulate and

catharsis of such cl assic social dramas as Penny Fowler-Smith 's spectacular short,


None Of The Above, is a glamorous techni­

color co-gender fetish extravaganza. In Dolby stereo!

Brave d ir. Ana Kokkinos 1994 Austra l i a 59

Iron Cu rtain country.

Mon J une 13 12 noon $5 CAS 613A

girl s who party heav i l y and l ike to set things

unique entry in the world of gay - i nterest c i n­ post-Cold War fi lm maki ng from a former

Sat June 11 2:15pm $5 CAS 6118

Austral ian; they hang out with a gang of

who abandoned her when she was a ch ild ,

1993 Austra l ia 13 mins 35mm Only The

mins 16mm

of concerns as he breaks the silences, smash­

proud lesbi an and gay young people.

I G) I .


The film 's rich cross-section of

i n terviews reflects a d ivers i ty of

econom ic backgrounds, rel i gious, ethnic and cul tural heritages.

Frank i n terviews w i th parents, along w i th

· discussions of homophobia, com i ng out, and finding commun i ty make the fi l m a great

primer for young people, gay and straight. .. Out: Stories of Lesbian and Gay Youth dir.

David Ad kin 1993 Canada 79 mins 16mm

seductive n i ghtmare about Ameri can fam i l y

The Festival offers free admission for Bay Area

rising dir. Daven Gee 1994 USA 16 m i ns

at the Castro. Please bring student 10.

l i fe, b y l ocal fi lm maker Daven Gee.

16m m b&w 100 Days Before The Command

(Sto Dnej Do Prikaza) dir. H u ssein Erkenov

1990 Russia 70 m i ns 35mm

West Coast Premieres

high school students to the June 11 screening


Sponsored by OutNOW! Ne�spaper

Mon June 13 9:00pm $7 TOW 613K Sat June 18 11:00am $5 CAS 618A

In association with LYRIC ( Lavender Youth Canada and the Canadian Consulate

of her surroundings and to fi nd the mother

Queer Tears: New Gay Shorts


Recreation and Information Center) , Telefilm

Alex (Elena Mandal is) and

None Of The Above d i r. Pen ny Fowler-Smith

ema but another courageous example of

Sponsored by KRON-TV

her best friend Vicki (Dora Kaskanis) are both Greek-

the Berl i n Fi lm Festival earl ier this year, 1 00

Days Before the Command is not only a

us Premiere

his ha rd-edged voyage through a few days

Mon June 13 4:15pm $5 CAS 613C five young men who do not surv ive the i r

Out: Stories Of Lesbian And Gay Vouth

us Premiere

ast year 's medley of melancholy short


fi lms was one of our most popu lar pro­

grams, wh ich says someth ing about the need to reflect or even cry once in awhi le.

Th is

year, we offer six pensive pleasures - a new bouquet of barbed wire. Daniel Humphrey 's Forward, Bound i s the i n tensely serious, near-wordless biography

of a man beset by bad memories.


Brita i n , The Last Stop (by Ross Dinwiddy

and Mark Adams) i s an au thentically sexy


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seaside-set story' about an

unexpected weekend adven-

. ture. Ki rk Marcol i n a 's 1 03 . - ' Degrees is a raw documentary about an H I V­ posi tive, 1 7-year-old ex-hustler. An African­

American N.Y. couple battle w i th infidel i ty

and other demons in Stephen Win ter 's Here

Be Dragons.

Plus two exquisite l y ly rical fil ms: I D i d n ' t Know What Tim e I t W a s by Scott Ehorn,

and Dance Macabre, a sal u te to angels by

photographer/fil mmaker Jean-Marc Prou�

veu r.

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Remembrance Of Things Fast us Premiere

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disjointed psychedel ic j oyride with a

homo-cyberpunk sensib i l i ty, Remembrance Of Things Fast investigates some of the seed­ ier rest-stops along the information superhigh­

way. Award-winning Bri tish music video

director and artist John Maybury places Ti lda

Swinton, Rupert Everett and porn star Aiden

Brady in a hyper-real videoscape amid menac­ ing dominatrices and transgender aristocrats.

Disturbing, challenging, and at ti mes painfully

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culm ination of Maybury's work and the cut­ ting edge of video production today.

This is certainly not a film for people who

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h is transgender twist on Kramer Vs. Kramer is a bittersweet delight about a girl and her father. Marie-Pie rre (Den is Mercier), former­ ly Pierre, happens to be a transsexual. Return­ ing to the daughter she had left behind in Montreal, Marie-Pierre attempts to reconcile her daughter's need for a father with her own need to be true to her gender.


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sensitive and uni que approach to a timely sub­ ject, Baillargeon exemplifies the innovation and style of contemporary Canadian cinema. Also from Canada is Paul Lee's ardent and angry short Thick Li ps, Th i n Li ps.

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rafted i n 1 967, Perry Watkins served 1 5

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the ACLU, Sgt. Wa tki ns won his case after ·

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Spanked, a wicked nod to his own chi ldhood

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- Steve Seid Approximate total runn ing ti me: 80 m i ns Note: As we go to press, we have received the sad news that Ron Vawter, age 4 5 , d ied on April 16. What began as a celebration of an inspired actor shall remain so. Ron would want it that way. The program now includes Lesl ie's Thornton's personal tribute, The Last Time


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Mark (Matt Guidry), an HIV-positive artist, is

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like to thank all the production companies who supplied tapes and cl i ps for this show.

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- Eve Sku/ar Total ru nn ing time: 100 mins. Fi lmmaker/his­ torian/klezmer musician Eve Sicular is Cu rator of the Fil m & Photography Archives at New York's YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

Camp For ' Boys & Girls �

Curated by Jenni Olson

In association with the Frameline Archive and Resource Center

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queer community .

Total run n i ng ti me: 9 0 m i n s . Henry Jenkins is Director of Fil m and Med ia Studies and Acting Di rector of Gay and Lesbian Stud ies at M IT. Spec ial thanks to Paramount Pictures and to researcher Louise Rafkin for assis­ tance with this progra m .

When You Name Me

Curated by Community United Against VIOlence

bian, gay, bisexual , and transgender people

and gay cinema.

grams have been before? In h i s engaging

i n terviewed by Tim H i ghsted.

cl ip-and-com ment show, M IT Professor

C:hicken Hawk The Bach Virus West Coast Premieres

Two new fi lms on the subject of pedophilia. in The Netherl ands. It's an extraordinari l y

frank documentary about three gay

the age of 18. Thick Lips, Th in Lips is a pas­

produced by Nadav Harel), Chicken Hawk ­

racist and homophobic violence, and D iane

American Man/Boy Love Association -

two lesbians' recogn izable and confl icting

Its chief virtue is in fu rni shing more informa­

of bashing, eighty percent of whom are under sionate exploration of the paral lel between

Jennie Livi ngston's Hotheads concludes the

boldly go where so many other network pro­

mins Terms Of Conception d i rs. Amanda Taylor & Lisa Fisher 1994 U SA 32 mins Florence And Robin dir. Nick Fi n n i s 1994 GB 5 1 m i n s . Al l works are video. Total ru nning time: 95 m i n s

pressure so prevalent among the perpetrators

sexual and violent nature .

Queer Cinema, and the next steps for lesbian

Sea Of Time dir. Che ri Gau lke 1993 USA 12

The Bach Virus cou ld on l y have been made

realistic h igh school story, depicting the peer

response. David Col l i ns' Boot describes one

Why can't Star Trek: The Next Generation

the forthcom ing bi rth of their chi ld.

portrayal of a gay bashing. Just For Fun is a

When You Name Me, a disturbingly graphic

taining, erotic, campy and provocative. Thi s

Tue June 14 5:30pm $7 ROX 614F

the death of the i r cl ose gay male friend and


fronted by bashers. Green On Thursdays

In association with Digital Queers

reflects on the spiri tual re lationsh ip between

This program begins with Scott Beveridge's

Barbare l l a , Batman, Bugs Bunny and

Out Of The Closet & Into The Universe: Queers And Star Trek

another perspective as a l esbian couple

front of the fight against the bash ing of les­

feeli ngs of terror and defiance when con­

Total ru nning ti me: 100 m i n s . Jennie Livingston is the director of Paris is Burning. Her short video Hotheads is screening in the When You Name Me? program (Friday June 17 6: 30pm Center for the Arts). As an actor, Jim Lyons has a ppeared in such fi lms as Poison and Postcards From America; as a fi lm editor he has worked on Poison , Si lverlake Life and Todd Haynes ' forthcoming Safe.

tive on the subject, interviewing a

Mi nneapo l i s lesbian couple and the i r gay

For 15 years, CVA V has been in the fore­

fi nally, i n pornography. With c l i ps from

program a l so contains material of an explicit

takes a decidedly more American perspec­

Fri June 17 6:30pm $7 CEN 617L

Bonder's Stick Figures is a stark depiction of

Bunue l , this program promises to be enter­

American l esbian couple and the i r quest for

a chi l d through AI. Terms Of Conception

friend/spenn donor. Sea Of Time takes yet

Livingston and Jim Lyons explore sado­

masochism in the movies, television, and,

director, the u ps and downs of the New

Christine Vachon will be

studies two aired episodes, "The Host " and

in San Francisco.

Sponsored by HEADLINES

person. The evening w i l l feature cl i ps from

Henry Jenki ns looks at the pol i tics of the

Gaylaxians letter-wri ting campa ign and

chronicles the grassroots, commun i ty-based subway rider's fantasy about striking back.

pedoph i les. Directed by Adi Sideman (and

a raw, American-made essay about the North wavers between caution and voyeurism.

tion for a debate that will clearly continue.

The Bach Virus (Het Bachvirus) d i rs . Arnold

Vogel & Robbert Verhoeven 1993 Netherl ands 40 m i n s video in Dutch with Engl ish subtitles Chicken Hawk d i r. Adi Sideman 1994 U SA 60 mins 16m m

program. There w i l l be an opportun i ty to


discuss these fi l ms at the screening.

When You Name Me d i r. Scott Beveridge

1993 Canada 12 mins video + Just For Fun dir. David Oiye 1993 Ca nada 23 mins 16mm + Thick Lips, Thin Lips dir. Pa ul Lee 1994 Canada 6 mins 16mm Stick Figures d i r. Diane Bonder 1994 U SA 3 mins video Green On Thursdays (extract) d i rs. Dean Bushala & Deirdre Heas l i p 1993 USA video + Boot d i r.


David Col l i ns 1992 Can 6 mins video ., Hotheads d i r. Jennie Livingston 1993 U SA 6

m i ns video. Total ru nning time: 95 m i n s

Baby Talk u s Premieres

In association with the Lesbian and Gay Parenting Group

Thu J u ne 16 8:45pm $7 CEN 616H

US Premiere In association with Telefilm Canada and the Canadian Consulate


12 8:45pm $7 CEN 6120

Ka nada takes pl ace in a future of civi l war,

French-Canadian separatism and lesbian

dram a. In h is Ca l i gariesque headquarters, a

megalomaniac plans to end the worl d with a te levised war, ju st after he kisses his

boyfriend. A ske l e ton narrates the latest

news: all rectums w i l l be sewn shut. We are

rel ieved when two marvel ously hu man les­

bians (Babs Chula and Gabrielle Rose) take

control of the screen. In a moment of

respi te, the couple make l ove. "Sometimes

the rest of your l i fe lasts an afternoo n . " The

A program of three vi deos about lesbians

present, for these women, is all there is.

duced Florence And Robin (partly fi l m ed in

P l u s, Daniel MacIvor's grippingl y funny

and arti fi cial insemi nation. The British-pro­ San Francisco) offe rs a portra i t of an

- Mary Wings

Margaret Atwood An d The Problem With


SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS� LATE ADDITIONS AND FREE EVENTS • Margaret Atwood And The Problem With Canada dir. Daniel Maclvor 1993 Canada 6 mins video • Kanada dir. Mike Hool boom 1993 Canada 65 m i n s 16mm

Local Heroes: New Bay Area -Films & Videos World Premieres

In association with Film Arts Foundation

Sat June 11 6:30pm $7 CEN 6110 Our annual showcase of Bay Area lesbian and gay film and videomakers celebrates the talents of established icons and introduces young new­ comers. What better way to begin this pro­ gram than with our own Barbara Hammer? Shirley Temple And Me is a clever excerpt from her forthcoming autobiographical feature.


Shirley Temple And Me d i r. Barbara Hammer 1993 USA 3 m i n s video What Gets

You Off d irs . Danielle Mass ingale, Grace Giorgio & J u l ienne Y u h n 1994 USA 7 mins video That's Alright Mama dir. Rachel

Herbert 1994 USA 12 mins video Who Is Poetessa Fishhouse? d i rs . Alison Gall ant & Nicola Kountoupes 1994 U SA 15 m i n s video The Flip Side di r. Georgina Corzine 1993 U SA 4 m i n s video Talking About The Weather d i r. Carl Sandler 1994 U SA 11 m i ns 16mm Project Last Supper d i r. Tony Coray 1994 USA 9 m i ns 16m m One Single Life d i r. Becky MacDonald 1993 U SA 13 m i n s 16m m Homophobia Is Known To Cause Nightmares dir. Michelle Handel man 1993 U SA 7 mins 16mm b&w. Total ru n n i ng time: 82 m i ns

Not Angels But Angels us Premiere

Thu June 16 3:00pm $5 ROX 616K

An exciting l a te addition to the Festival is the first international screen ing of a pro­ fou nd and moving documentary abou t teenage boy prostitutes in Prague. Aston ishi ngly frank and refreshingl y unsen­ timenta l , Not Angels But Angels is graced with a gang of wry and sel f-aware in tervie­ wees. Th is is a rare fi lm indeed. Not Angels But Angels di r. Wiktor Grodecki

1994 Czech Repu blic 80 m i n s . 35mm

Sexual Personae: Kalin, Lindell, Comstock & Maybury us Premiere

In association with Digital Queers

Wed June 15 8:45pm $7 CEN 615J Th i s program features ten outstanding new shorts by Tom Kal i n , John Lindell and

W i l l iam Comstock, plus Joh n Maybury's

Premon i tion of Absurd Perversion in Sexual

Personae Part One, a provocative vi deo trib-

ute to the male body .

Lesbian Features In Progress

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Panel Discussion

Sat June 11 - Sat July 30 Eye Gallery

Tue June 14 6:30pm Center for the Arts ;

Free Admission

Impossibly rich and

extremel y dema ndi ng, i t's a dazzl ing display

of techno-queer abandon.

Nomads dir. Tom Kal i n 1993 U SA 4 m i ns

Darling Child d i r. Tom Ka l i n 1993 U SA 1 min Caress d i r. John Lindell 1993 USA 4 m i ns On

The Sentimental Side d i r. William Comstock

1994 USA 3 m i n s Pavane For A Dead Princess d i r. Wi ll iam Comstock 1994 U SA 6 mins Sunray d i r. John Lindell U SA 1993 2 mins Watch Out For North Dakota d i r. John Lindell 1993 U SA 3 mins The Blue Hour d i r. John Li ndell 1993 U SA 4 m i n s The Man I Love d i r. William Comstock 1994 USA 3 m i ns Confirmed Bachelor d i r. Tom Ka lin 1994 USA 4 mins Premonition of Absurd Perversion in Sexual Personae Part One d i r. John Maybury 1993 G B 60 m i n s . All works are vide o . Total ru n n i ng time: 94 m i ns

Projections & Other British Music Videos us Premiere

Sponsored by Moby Dick

Fri June 10-Fri June 17 8 :00pm daily Free Admission

A free two-hour program of exceptional music vi deos and fi lms from Britain, all

directed (or co-directed) by Derek Jarman , a n d produced b y J a m e s Mackay. The pro­ gram plays free, daily, from 6 : 00pm at

Moby Di ck's Bar, 4049 1 8th Street at Hartford (one block from Castro Street).

The first hour of the show includes

Marianne Fa ithfu l , The Smi ths, Suede, Patti

Free Admission

Wonderi ng abo u t the l a te st l e sb i a n fea­ tu res?

Get a gl i m pse at the future of l es­

Photographs by Nina Levitt

The Eye Gallery presents an exhibi tion of

photography by Montreal artist N i na Levitt,

whose work reflects the current cri tical pre­

b i a n cinema. F i l m/vi deomaker Cheryl

occupation with redefi n i n g and recla i m i ng

scri pt, Watermelon Woman. Jennie

Ranging from Cal amity J ane to cross­

w i l l share her experiences on the pre-pro­

transgressive w.omen who disrupted conven­

Profit, and producer Regi na Gong w i l l

The Eye Gallery is located at 1151 Miss ion

Dunye w i l l discuss the development of her

identity, sexual i ty and representation.

Livi ngston, d i rector of Paris Is B u rn i ng

dressers, the work pays homage to those

du ction of her curre nt project, Not for

tional notions of fem inin i ty.

show scenes a n d t a l k about the o f t h e l ocal­ ly made lesbian feature, J e l l y fi sh Kiss. On

O u r Backs fi lm col um n i st J u d i th H a lberstam w i l l moderate .

Street, between 7th and 8th Streets in San Francisco.

Seating is lim ited and avai lable on a first

Understanding Opportunities In The Lesbian & Gay Media Market

come, first served basi s .

Isaac Julien In Person Sat June 11 5:00pm A Different Light

Co-presented by EBS Productions In association with Film Arts Foundation

Free Admission

Join us for discussion with British fil m mak­

Please note Gallery hou rs :

Tuesday t o Saturday, n o o n t o 5:00pm.


er Isaac J u l ien, d i rector of A Darker S i de Of

Mon J une 13 6:30pm Center for the Arts

Bl ack, Looking FOr Langston and Black

Free Admission

And White In Color (each of which screens in this year's Festival).

The San Franci sco I n ternational Lesbian &

S m i th , Bob Geld of, Easterhouse, and

A Different Light bookstore is located at 489 Castro Street, at 18th Street. Seati ng is l i m­

Gay Fi lm Fes tival has q u i ckly become the

the show features the U . S . premi ere of

ited and ava ilable on a first come, first

e x h i b i tors i n terested in l esbian a n d gay

M i ghty Lemon Drops. The second part of

Projections, created by J arman to serve as

served basis.

work. Join some of our guests to learn

background to the Pet S hop Boys' 1 989




Broken English (3 Songs by . Maria nne Faithfu l ) d i r. Derek Jarman 1979 15 mins The Queen � Is Dead (3 Songs by The Sm iths) d i rs . Derek Jarman , Richard Heslop, John Maybury & Chris H ughes 1986 15 m i n s Ask

(The Smiths) dirs . Derek Jarman & Cerith Wyn Eva ns 1986 3 mins 1969 & Whistling In The Dark ( Easterhouse) d i rs . Derek Jarman, Richard Heslop & Cerith Wyn Evans 1986 8 m i n s Out Of Hand (M ighty Lemon Drops) d i rs . Richard Heslop, Cerith Wyn Evans, Chris H ughes & Derek Jarman 1987 4 m i ns I Cry To & In The Pouring Rain (Bob Geldof) d i rs. Derek Jarman & John Maybury 1987 8 mins It's A Sin & Rent (Pet Shop Boys) dir. Derek Jarman 1987 10 m i ns So Young & Tbe Next Life (Suede) di rs . Andy Crabb, David Lewis & Derek J a rman 1993 6 m i n s Little Emerald Bird (Patti Smith) di rs. Derek Jarman & Keith Collins 1993 2 m i ns Projections (Pet Shop Boys compilation) dir. Derek Jarman 46 mins. All works are GB a nd video. Total run n i ng ti me: 117 mins

prem ier meeting place for di stribu tms a n d

BAVC Open House Sat June 11 12:00 noon - 4:00pm Bay Area Video Coalition Free Admission

The Bay Area V i deo Coa l i tion (BA VC)

how to navigate through this new media

m a rket.

Fe atured speakers will in clude

Tom Abe l l , manager of Dangerous To

Know, Bri ta i n's best-se l l ing gay and les­

bian home v i deo labe l ; Wouter

Barendrecht, coord i n a tor of the Rotterdam Ci nemart and partner in Fortissimo Fi l m Sales; M i randa ,Pear, fi l m buyer for

i n v i tes a l l l esbi a n , gay, bisexual a n d trans­

Channel Fou r TV, Engl and; Nancy

House, fea turi ng demonstrations of

Frame l ine; Mark Tusk, fil m buyer for

gender fi l m and vi deomakers to an Open BA VC's d i gi ta l video and audio e d i t i ng

fac i l i ties, w h i ch i nclude: the Maci ntosh Quadra 650 w i th Adobe Premi ere, the Interformat S u i te w i th Amiga V i deo

Toaster 3 . 1 , the D i gi tal Au d i o Worksta t i on w i th Digidesign's Protool s a n d the

Fishman, di stribution d i rector for

M i ramax ; and Marcus H u , partner in

S trand Releasing and prod ucer of The Liv i ng End and Frisk.

This special se m i n a r is facil itated by Wendy Bra itman of EBS Prod uctions (and co-director of the a n n u a l I nternati o n a l Fi l m Fi n a n c i ng

Sun dance Offl i n e System .

Co nfere nce) .

BAVC is located at 1 1 1 1 17th Street at

a d m ission is restricted to Festival guests

Mississi ppi , San Francisco .

BAVC is the

largest member su pported nonprofit video a rts center i n the country.

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Because of l i m ited space ,

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n collaboration with Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens, this year s Festival presents three dl1:ily­ changing screenings (at 12 noon, 2:00pm and 4:00pm) for the price of Gallery admission. Spend the after­ noon at the Center for just $31 Each day we'll present a group of new videos addressing one particular theme: citizenship and activism, humor, extended families, and lesbian/gay internationalism. Many of the makers will also be present to introduce their work. There qre no ' advance tickets and seating i; -�vailable on a first come, first served basis. Also during th� run of the Festival, the Center for the Arts presents a selection of pallels from the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt in the Galleries. The Gallery ticket price of $3 includes admission to the Quilt and all three afternoon screenings.

road to the IJresidency i n 1 992. ,


Lick Bush In '92 d i rs . Gabriel Gomez & Elspeth Kydd 1993 U SA 89 m i n s video

4:00pm Lesbian Avengers Eat Rre Too Intro To Cultura l Ski t-zo-Frenia is a savvy sideswipe at atti tudes to lesb i a n/gay people of color (part i cu l arly those of black or

iViva 16th! dirs . Valentin Agui rre & Augie

m i xed raci a l h e ri tage). Silence . . . Broken

Robles 1994 USA 30 m i ns History Will

incorporates poetry and expe ri mental .s truc­

Accuse Me d i r. Carl George 1993 USA 20 mins

ture to speak out aga i nst racism, sexism and

.. Looking For A Space: Lesbians &

homophobi a . Lesb i a n Avengers Eat F i re

Gay Men In Cuba/Buscando Un Espacio: Los

Too looks at the first year of the a l l -out, all­

Homosexuales En Cuba d i r. Kelly Anderson 1993 USA 38 m i ns Al l works are video. Total

lesbian d i rect-action gi rl gang.

ru n n i ng ti me: 88 mins


dir. Aishah Shahidah Simmons 1993 ,U SA 8

Age Of Dissent

mins • Lesbian Avengers Eat Fire Too dirs. Janet Baus & Su Friedrich 1993 USA 55 mins

long battl e to change British legislation

All works are video. Total run ni ng time: 73 mins

I t includes a

Cine Acci6n

Sun June 12

Taking Liberties

Broadcast Tapes Of Dr. Peter is a dee ply

In association with National Gay & Lesbian Task Force

AIDS; it was nom i n a ted for a 1 994 Best Documentary Academy Award.

Tue Ju ne 14

Age Of Dissent d i r. W i l l i a m Parry 1994 GB 55


12:00 noon

mins video . The Broadcast Tapes Of Dr. Peter prod . David Paperny 1994 Canada

declares one of the German i n terviewees i n B e Careful What K i n d O f S k i n You Pull

Boys From Brazi l , an amazing, moving and in-depth diary of a small group of Rio drag queens and "travesties." Be Careful What Kind Of Skin You Pull Back, You Never Know What Kind Of Head Will Appear dir. J u rgen Bru n i ng 1994 Germany 26 mins video Boys From Brazil d i i. John Paul­ Davidson 1993 BraziljGB 69 m i n s video

2:00pm Looking For A Space Look ing For A Space: Lesbians & Gay Men

In CubalBuscando Un Espacio: Los Homosexuales En Cuba is one of the most important videos we've seen in a long time; di rector Kelly Anderson steers a thoughtful course between the myths and stereotypes about Cuban culture.

History Will Accuse Me

is a more personal account of a stay in Havana. iViva 1 6th! brings us back to San Francisco; it's a raw and chatty celebration of the city's lesbian and gay ChicanolLatino community.

phobic l egislation and the rel igious right that deta i l s Orego n ' s 1 992 anti-gay ba llot i n i tia tive. Drip d i r. Frances Dickinson 1994 GB 14 mins video Ballot Measure Nine d i r. Heather McDon ald 1994 U SA 7 5 mins video

Brothers & Sisters In association with National Gay & Lesbian Task Force

From Bri ta i n , more v ideo The Flower Market


about PFLAG and parents of lesbian a n d gay chil dre n ; each o f t h e fi l m ' s diverse i n terviewees speaks enterta i ni ngl y and com­ passionatel y. Other Fam i l ies deals with a rti­ ficial i nsem i nation and spends some qual i ty time with seven adul ts who were raised by

video Other Families d i r. Dorothy Chvatal 1993 USA 49 m i n s video

1993 USA 15 m i n s Heaven, Earth & Hell dir. Thomas Allen Harris 1993 USA 25 m i n s All ' works are video. Total ru n n i ng time: 7 3 mins

of our generation - coming out, cheap sex,

2 :00pm Canada With A Q

first dates - w i th terrific, snappy style.

Th is program draws on Canada 's reputation

Powerful and engaging, Sacred Lies, Civil

as one of the foremost producers of unusual

Truths offers a sharp overview of the strate­

documentari es . Whatever is structured

gies and h istorical workings of the rel i gious

around an i nterview w i th bl ack poet

righ t ' s war agai nst the civil rights move­

Courtney McFarlane. Body Of D i ssent

Plus a clever pair of PSAs cal led

exami nes the struggles of lesbian and gay

Civil Enough.

Mennoni tes b y presenting insightful i n ter­

Civil Enough d i r. Mari lyn Freeman 1994 USA

vi ews, as well as h istorical background on

1 min Gangtime d i r. GANG 1993 USA 23

the Mennoni te church. The National F i l m

m i ns Sacred Lies, Civil Truths d i rs . Catherine

Board o f Canada 's award-winning Sandra ' s

Saalfield & Cyril Ie Phi pps 1993 USA 58 m i ns

Garden, d i rected b y Bonnie Dickson, tel l s a

Total ru n n i ng ti me: 82

lesbi an's brave story of surv i v i ng i ncest.

m i n utes

+ Sandra's Garden

d i r. Bonnie Dickson 1991 Canada 34 mins + Body Of Dissent

2 :00pm Lick Bush In '92

d i r. Gordon Bowness, Cate Friesen, Greg

"If a bad actor can be elected president, why

Lichti , H o l ly Natta ll 1994 Canada 39 m i n s

not a good drag queen?" Lick Bush In ' 92 is


a fascinating documentation of Chicago

.. Whatever dir.

Canada 2 1, mins

drag queen (and a favorite local hero) Joan

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2:00pm Our House Are you black or gay? Our House : Lesb i a ns & Gays I n The Hood is an affi rm­

Wank Stallions d i r. Alison Mu rray 1993 GB 33 mins The Flower Market d i r. Jack Waters

12:00 noon Sacred Lies, Civil Truths From New York, Gangt i me tel l s the stories

All works are video.

Queer Son is an i nspiring and affecting fi l m

Queer Son d i r. Vickie Seitc h i k 1993 49 m i ns

is a funny and langu i d short about budding

Sat June 18


12:00 noon Queer Son

on the ' trickst�r' figure in African and North

piece set on the beach.

Mon J u ne 13

the eroticism - and political antecedents -

Bal lot Measure

Nine is a fast-paced crash course i n homo­

poetry: Wank Stal l i ons, a staccato dance

In association with National Gay & Lesbian Task Force

Will Appear; it's a provocative essay about Totally different is

Dicki nson 's imaginative and zany Strictly Bal l roo m on a budget.

lesbian mothers.

of his first love.

Citizen Q

Back, You Never Know What Kind Of Head

of the gay skinhead style.

pai ring of i tems. Dri p i s Frances

work by Thomas Al len Harris; he refl ects American cul tu res, while rev i s i ting the story

Boys From Brazil

"Skinheads are the macho clones of the '90s,"

Heaven, Earth & Hell

Heaven, Earth & Hell is a graceful new

5 0 mins video

Thu June 16 12:00 noon

We end thi s day of l iberty with an unusual

Wed June 15

Frorri Canada, The

moving compression of TV programs

In association- with

4:00pm Ballot Measure Nine

visit to Russia, where homosexual ity was rece ntly l egal ized.

recorded by an articu late doctor dy i ng of

As The World Turns


Intro To Cultural Skit-zo-Frenia dir. Jamika Ajalon 1993 USA 10 mins Silence . • . Broken

Age Of Dissent captures the recent year­ abou t the gay age of consent.

Al l works are video. Total running time: 94

Kika Thorne 1994

i ng, thoughtful i nspection of identi ty i ssues for lesb i a n and gay Afri can Ameri cans (an d everyone e l se). Party is a short s a l u tory d rama about how a con dom comes between two lovers.

Two Men And A

Baby is a s p i ri ted a n d sweet snapshot of two gay African Americans, their H I V pos­ i t ive chi l d , and "three bea u t i fu l gay godfa thers."

G h ost Body is a compel l i ng,

q u i xotic accoun t of the ambivalences of i n terracial desi re . Plus Sleeping Subjects, ­ Quentin Lee ' s cheerfu l l y sel f-reflexive melodrama (or, as Lee describes i t, "a Bennetton menage-a-trois about a bl ack gay man, a b isexu a l Ch i n ese guy and a Caucasi a n woman"). Two Men And A Baby d i r. Juanita Mohammed 1993 USA 10 min s Party di r. Charles­ Sessoms 1993 U SA 26 m i n s

Our House:

Lesbians & Gays In The Hood prod . Not Channel Zero/Black Planet 1992 U SA 30 mins Ghost Body d i r. Christopher Cotrone 1993 USA 20 m i n s Sleeping Subjects dir. Quentin Lee 1993 U SA 28 m i ns Al l works are video. Total ru n n i ng time: 1 14 m i ns

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Geduldig. The St raight Agenda counters the right-w ing hate video The Gay Agenda, with Craig Chester as the Former Straigh t Another spoof, Very

Funny, is set beh ind the scenes at a comedy competition; Karen Ri pley i s the lone l es­ bian com i c in the m i dst of a group of homo­ phobic straight wags portrayed by Mark Davi s, Scott Capurro, Sabrina M atthews, Amy Boyd and more Suzy Berger. How Many Lesbians Does It Take To Change A Lightbulb? d i rs . Al ison G l azier & Eve Arbogast 1994 USA 14 m i ns Out In Comedy d i r. Marla Leech 1994 U SA 2 1 m i ns The Straight Agenda d i rs . John B i n n i nger & Jackie Turnure 1994 USA 19 mins Very Funny d i r. Bohdan Zachary 1994 U SA 16 m i ns A l l works are video . Total running time: 70 m i n s

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How queer can TV be? It's A Queer Worl d is a global survey of the tastiest bits from contemporary lesbian and gay TV shows. High l i ghts of th is fast-moving collage


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England ' s first lady of drag. How queer can TV be? Look no fu rther than Cam p Ch ristmas, a hol iday spec i a l broadcast o n B ri ta i n ' s C h a n n e l Fo u r TV. "What rh ymes w i th Com o but i s never seen on TV at Ch ristmas?" asks the press notes. A i m i ng to be a genu i n ely s i ncere gather- round-the-fi replace sort of thi ng, Camp Christmas act u a l l y ends up be i ng a u n i qu e summ i t of queer talent. M e l i ssa Etheri dge and Andy Bel l a re hosts to a l i ne - u p th a t i ncl u des Armi stead M a u p i n , Q u e n t i n Crisp, P i erre e t G i l l es, Col . M a rga rethe Cammermeyer, S i r I an M c Ke l l e n , and Lea DeLa ria (who gets to say the word "pussy" on primetime TV).

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Girl dir. E l l a Gant 1994 USA 45 m i ns video

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The Child And The Saw was one of Derek's favorites as well as m i ne. Paul Bettell's ele­ giac The Deflatable Man was the l ast film that this young and talented film-maker was able to complete before his untimely death. With Imagi n i ng October - which is general­

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The following alphabetical source index of this year's Festival films and videos lists title ; address, phone/fax number, followed by the catalog page number(s) indicating where and when the work is being screened.

For a list of Program Titles only, please see the contents page at the front of the catalog. A complete list

of this year's 600 Festival submissions is available on request for a small handling fee. 100 Deys

BefoIe The Command • • •

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Edition Manf�d Salzgcbtr


Attention Cinemacoers


David �nall

Boys From Bradl.

1 7 Havtn SI., Bumlty, Lancasbi�,


BB10 4DQ England


49 30 793 4181 / 49 30 793 3888

44 2R2 33709

Pussy Tou�ne




Kirk Ma",olina


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923 Tt rma i ne Avt., LA. CA

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900 19

213 934-5405/ 2 1 3 930·9042

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21at �ry Nun. . . Tbt London Jnltmalional



Sebool c/o Cbrissy Brigbl

24 Sbtlton SI .• Covtnl Garden.

Auto Blo&raphy .

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272 Sackoll SI H1·R, Brooklyn, NY

Bach Virus, The •

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A, Toronlo, Onlario

IE6 Canada

4 1 6-205·5633/4 16-205·8607

Carrit H. House Box 945, SI, Micbael,

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AZ 065 1 1

Measure N i ne


53 63


For Endurance •


1001 1

8 1 8 342-9006/samt


London Film Makers Co-<lP

212 620-8147/ 212 229-2864

Be Careful What Kind of Skin You Pull Back, You Never Know What Kind Of Head Will Appear . . . . 63


44 71 586 4806/ 44 7 1 483 006R

45 RPM LOYe •

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Jurgcn Bruning

Dennis Conroy

Willmanndallllll 12, 10827 Berlin

3143 22nd SI" SF, CA 94110


4 1 5 2R2·7280

49 30 7828702/ 49 30 7829760


94 Arcan DriYe

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Nonb York,

2489 Bayvitw Avt.,



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FublsbulIl<r SIr, 425, 22309 Hamhurg Gemlany

Berenice Abbott: A'View Of The 20th Cantury . . • • • . . • • • . . 21

Age Of Dissent .

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Maya Vision

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43 Ntw Oxford Slreet, London, 44 71 836 1 1 13/44 7 1 836 5 1 69

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Nuria Olive - Belles 2 1 2 593-1054

All You Can Eat


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Micbatl Brynnlrup


Ptrmannstra ... 64. 0-12049 Berlin Germany 49 30 621 78 00/ 49 30 62 1 78 00

Analstalll _ _ Idtxa


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406 Haigbt SI., SF. CA 94 1 1 7


63 Avtnut 0 #4B, NY, NY 10009 2 1 2 254-263 1 / 2 1 2 302-0829

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Julie X Black 3510 lS1b SI #4, SF, CA 94110-1640 415 552-1907

Allauinatlon •



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Production Picluf(S 337 W. 21s1 SI. #50, NY, NY 1 00 1 1 2 1 2 645-0658/ 2 1 2 645-D220

Aasumptlon, The

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May Trububovicb c/o NZ Film


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346 Ninlb SI., SF.



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415 703-8650/415 861-1404


237 N. Sberman. Olympia, WA 98502 206 352·8538

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Kil Parker Films

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124 Horscferry Rd. London SWIP


2TX England



Gills .

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M6J 2RS Canada


PO Box 437, Oakville, CA 94562

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H4P 2C8 Canada

Caress .

27, 48

1/2 N. Billy Bryan. Carbondale.

IL 6290


Consequence, The •

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32, 35, 6 1

Carrie •

27, 31, 55

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M4M 2X7 Canada

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Boy Next Door: A Profile Of Boy • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 23 ,

Cheap Skates: The Hardly­ Cardigan Affair . • . ' . . • • • • Man Eben

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4003 241b SI. . # 2, SF, CA 94 1 14 4 1 5 550·91 1 2 / 4 1 5 861·1404

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Dtafvision Filmworks. Inc. P.O.Box 1858, NY, N Y




Ballersea Studios, Telrvison �nler, Tbackeray Rd" London SW8 3TW 44 7 1 4989643/44 7 1 498 2104 • . . • . •

Stt The Alltndant


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BBC Arena

Date With Fate • Danny G. Acosla 1243 'Amlacosl #6,

Seallie WA 98134

3 1 0 473·7171

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Ground Floor Flat, 72 Soutbborougb

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818 Garf",ld SI., SF, CA 94132 415 739-6281

Fireworks Revisited •

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Flip Side, The

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46 Lloyd SI. #2, SF, CA 94 1 1 7

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POB 20260 Tompkins Squa",

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Dottie Gets Spanked

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Indrpendcnl Television Service

Dream Machine, The • See Tbe DeOatable Man

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See Firrworks Revisih.'d

138 Ludlow St. # 25, NY, NY




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French Bitch •

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Friend Of Dorotlty, A

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See Built For Endurance

Drip · A Narcissistic Loye Story . . . . . . .

From Dental Dams To Latex Gloves • • • • . . • • . • . • • • • •

Ans Council o f Grtat Brilain





Lisa Fisher

Dykes Rule (NY Giants)

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20 Clinlon SI. #3E NY N Y 1 0002

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PO Box 2813, S.II Lake City,


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Cbannel 4 Ttlevision

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Samutl Goldwyn Comp.ny

Engla.nd 44 7 1 631 4444/44 7 1 580 2618

BS6 5SH England


2000 1

1 12 Ablion SI., SF, CA 94 1 1 0

153 Wavtrly PI. NY

2 1 2 873-901 3/ 2 1 2 873-9072

202 387·8096

4 1 5 252-D428

2 1 2 243-D6OO/ 212 989·7649



Home You Go

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L.C.P.D.T. Film . nd Video Do.'pt.




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Green On Thursdays • Firsl Run FtalU�s


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M+M ProdUl'lions


It NeYer W. You

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OffWbitt Produl'lions, lnl·.


148 Cbamber.; St. #3, NY, NY 1 0007

1547 W. CbtSlnul. Cbicago, iL

It's A Mitzvah .

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Alison Glazier

Finkelslein . . •

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225 A Brtl'knOl'k Road, London N19 5AA England 44 7 1 21\4 0551/ 44 7 1 2H-1 0617

Jellyfish Kiss (trailer) .

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Blind Eye Films


3807 Lom. Vista Aw,. O.kl.nd, CA 94619 510 482-3K76/ 5 1 0 835·H393

Joan Sees Stars See &lgl'S Joggernaught

Journey, A

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See Blirklust

Judy's Do

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S,:OIl Craig 2434 Silver Lake, LA, CA 9O(l3�

Just For Fun . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 0 Direrl Cim'lIIa Box 1 0003, S.nta Monir., CA

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96 Sp.dina Ave. #301, Tornnto, Onlario M5V 216 Can.da 4 1 6 865-1 225/4 1 6 865-9223 • . . . . • . . . • . • • .

The Ac;socialion of Ml'dia Ani�ls.

Smll Ebom


Arnslerdam Thc Nelherlands

Kindling Point, The

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EgOf.'enlric Productionsl Terri Rice 738 E, 6tb SI. #2B, NY, NY

Kill, The



Cinema E\p<'ralk'a Inll'malional

Killer Babe

415 387-7551



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Mil'bael Jonncr

4 1 5 5 1 2·7286

356 Sanl'bez St" SF, CA 94 1 1 �

Don't Want To Be A Man

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4 1 5 626-2464

George EaSlman House


900 Easl Ave. Rocbesttr NY 14607

Set The Attendant

716-271·33611716-271 -3970

Land Beyond Tomorrow

I Dream Of Dorothy

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Peler MrDowtll

Ice Cream Sunday •

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Sberry Rilscbct

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3302 S. Hudson #108, Tulsa, OK 74135-5051

233 Hanford SI .. SF, CA 94 1 1 4

Illegal Tender • • See Tbt Alltndanl


See 3 Sbon Films hy Racbel

Kanada .

How Many Lesbians Does It Take To Change A Ughtbu lb? • . • • 64

I Didn't Know What Time It Was •


Lawrence Sltgtr

2 1 3 665-2069 / 2 13 665- 27 1 1

9 1 8 622-5352


Last Stop, The

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Set The Denal.ble M.n

Lawn Butch

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Se'e Land Beyond Tomorrow


Le Donna E Mobile (NY Giants)

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56 43

Maria Maggenli clo Smash Pictures . . . . . . . .


337 E. Ttnlb SI. #3E, NY, NY 1 0009 2 1 2 674·6520/2 12 995-4063

In My Father's Bed


3850 Pleasanl Beacb Dr., Bainridge


Victoria Auslralia

4 1 5 285-7129

POB 170415, S,F., CA. 94 1 1 7

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Doug Mohky

x l 72/44 71 833

Homicidal . • . . . Ser Calamily Jane

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Ka�n Cbamtan

326 Culrridge. SF, CA 9� 1 1 0


10203 Sanla Monica Blvd.,

44 2n 232026/44 272 423256

Summil Films


2 1 2 777-2497 / 2 1 2 353-0250

Imagining October .

I.A CA 900 67




fax 3 1 0 284-9124


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See Denalable Man

155 W. 70tb SI. #12C, NY, NY

Q SI., N.W., Wasbington

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3 1 2 472-7754


Accuse Me

728 Great Higbway #2, SF, CA

Chicago I L 60614

Go Flsh


Cinrpbile Produl'1ions

4 1 5 386-2002/ 4 1 5 752-D300

Set Tbe Denalablt M a n




510 WtSI Fullenon, ApI. 301,

Glitterbug •

9006 9-1126

215 Aldine St., R".:besltr, NY 14619

Jeff Cowan


Chrislopber Cutrone

9230 Robin Drive, Los Angeles, CA

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84 1 1 0

Ghoet Body •


A.ron Klk

4 1 5 621-D634

801 355·3612


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39 Greal Jones St. #7, NY. NY 10012

Jan Andrews

3 7 S. Wabasb Avt., Cbicago, iL

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GANG c/o Loring Ml'alpin

2 1 2 343-9337

Is M8ry Wines ConIine? •

4 1 1 6 Argyle SI., Fitzroy, Melboume,

Alfalfa Enlenainmenls, Ud.


6 1 2 874-3519

Bill Cory

Rd., Cotbam, Bristol


MN 55404

Slranger Than Fiction Films

JI Sydtnbom


2 1 2 947·9277/2 1 2 594-6417

It's A Queer Wolld •

160 Brannan SI. # 406. SF, CA.

2535 2nd Ave S. #2, MirUieapolis

44 7 1 333 0 100'

Extennlnator II


335 W. 381b SI., NY, NY 1 00 1 8

History Of Westem Sexuality, The • . • •

• • • • . • • •


IntlO To Culturai Skit·ZC>f'renia63 Third World Ntws�tI

2 1 2 529-2894

Hysterio Paulo •

2 1 2 925-0606/ 2 1 2 925-2052

. . . .


Sltpben Winttr Filmworks

3828 Balhos St.. SF, CA 9� 121

See Bridgcl1c




Set Edges


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2 1 2 349-7242/ 2 1 2 349-7607

212 677-5014

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Abby Moser

• • • . • .

Here Be Dracons •

�e Tbt Alltndanl

3 1 2 455·8675

530 E. 131b SI. #17, NY, NY 10009

Hotheads • . . . .

. . . .


5 1 0 533-6474/ same

415 552-t\019

Freak .

190 E. 51b SI. #200, St P.ul, MN

60 Cbarlone S� London WIP 2AX

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3520 181b St. #2 SF CA 94110

Frankfurter .

• • • • • • • • • • • •

H�obia Is Known To Cause Nightmares . . . . . . . • . . . • • . 61

. • . .

Chicken Hawk

, Edmund White, A


Daniel Humphrey

Don't Look Up My Skirt Unless You Mean It (NY Giants) . . . . 43

H er AppetIte •

Intrapidluima •

61 3 419-D585

1 0 BI3l'k Hill, Lundon EC I R 5EN

Station, NY. NY 10009

Forward, Bound .

2 7, 63

2 1 2 947-9277/ 2 1 2 594-64 1 7


212 529-8!!l5 / 2 12 353-0250

J.D. Salome Milsle.d

Third World Ntwsretl

44 71 735

Mark Kidel'

. . . . . . .


44 70 621 6084/ same

Naked Eye Cinema

• •

NYC 10009


Flower Market, The .

45 22 44 381 33 1 45 22 26 98

Heaven, Eartll And Hell

Tompkins Squ . ... Sial ion, Box 20479,

1 Eliz.betb St. Wbitl'",dl BOllom

George •

. . .


Georgina Conine

Florence And Robin

2 1 2 777-4406

7 1 6 328-6531

44 81 981 6828/44 81 983 4441


Edges •


Cinenova, 13 Roman Rd, London E2

6 rut de Berne, 75008 Paris Franl'e

Eat This


Rcmrded Delivery Productions, Ud.

Andn-c Duchaine Films


Day In The ute Of

. . . . .

R05.\Cndale, Lanl'Oshi", BB4 9LW

Group 1



1571A Sancbtz SI .. SF, CA 94 1 3 1

310 550-7280/3 1 0 550 .0830

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. . . . . . . .

198 E. 71b SI 1I5, NY, NY 10009

139-A Albion SI., SF, CA 94 1 10

91 22 2619586/ 91 22 2626430


Alisa Surkis


4 1 5 552-4543


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• • • • . • • • • • • • •

Kalrina Fullman

415 550-6335

54 Rose #4, Venil'e, CA 90291



OHU England

Zabid Dar


206 292-966 1/206 292-9326



Fax 212 941·3846

3 1 2 345-3550/ 312 541·8072

Wood Lant, London WI2 7RJ

1001 SW Klickilal Way, #200c,



Vidto Dala B.nk

See The Blut Hour

. 25

375 G�tnwicb SI., NY, NY

Mary Paliemo

• • • • • • • • • •

Dalling Child . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61


Miramax Films

Women Make Movirs, Inc.

44 81 576 7737/44 81 740 4622

Ooor, N Y NY


2 1 2 251 ·8718/2 1 2 251-8606

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462 Bmadw.y 5tb FIr. N Y NY

470 Park Ave S, 9tb



4 1 6 703·8650

183 Batbursl SI., Toronlo, Onatrio MST Canada

Desperate Remedie•


• • • • • •

J.B.H. Wadia / Wadia Movielont


� Pee •

335 W. 381b SI., NY, NY 1 00 1 8

Frankie Franchini

6 1 2 225-9035/ 612 225-9102

7 095 255 9052/ 7 095 973 2029


4 1 6 863 9897



Mosc.�ow Russia

Artistic UC'tnsc Films

. . .


15 Druzbinnikivskaya St., 123242

, Darker Side Of Black, A •



Cbristine V.cbonlM.rlenc McC.ny


David Collins


Frameline A,,'bive 346 9tb St, SF, CA 94103

Dangerous When Wet

• • • • • • • . • • • . • • • • •


4 1 5 552-4514

England •

• • • • .

R40 S. Serrano Ave., #608,


6 1 8 457-806 1 1

Oul On a Limb


See The Blue Hour

See The Alltndanl



"--'eu: The Hunterwali Story •


Marazaban Palb, Bombay India

Dinner With Malibu . • . . • • . . • • •

• • • • • • •

Firsl FIr, Ballard House, AD!

• • • • • • • • • •

310- 396-71381 310· 392-2021

2 1 2 924·7665

D..ce Macabre •

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CA 94904

Complicated Flesh .

2 1 2 932-D861

8275 Mayrand, Monl�al, Quebec

• • •

47 G =nbr .. Boardwalk, G�enbrat,

Resa Osbiro

Cutting The Edge Of


F..t TrIp, Lone Drop See Tbt Blut Hour

580 7222/ 44 7 1 631 05n

Oena;ua: I Uk. My Name •

Dick Tricks .

• . . . .

Alison Ktlly


2 1 2 228-3251

5 1 0 654-5846/ 5 1 0 65�4783

225 W. 13lb SI., NY, NY 100 1 1

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31 Ptrcy SI., London W I 9FG

44 71

Hallowed • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 3 7 Yiond. Stevens PO Box 6047, Olympia, WA 98502 ' 206 754- 1332

Family Affair, A


Rd, London E9 7EE Engl.nd


A Free Bird .


44 81 9865436/44 753 540542

Desi del Vallt • • • • • •

Lucy Massie Pbenix

611 Broadway #742, NY, NY 10012

Gay Mennonites And Brethren Continue The Joumey • . • • • . 63

Dthorab Hoffmann 5569 Lawton Ave., Oakl.nd, CA.

Cruel .

Cannelita Tropicana •

Body Of Dissent: Lesbian And



153 Norfolk SI. H3E, NY, NY 10002

Destiny/Desire/Devotion • • • • . . . • . • •

Can You Say Androgynous?

37 Gorevale Ave., Toronto, Ontario

Drift Dislribulion 2 1 2 254-4 1 1 8/ 2 1 2 254-3154

416 539'()()76 / 4 16 539-0076

Suzy Ril'bter

5 1 4 342·2340/5 1 4 342-1922

Blue Hour, The •

Onlario M6G2W2 Canada

94A Camline Ave., Toronto, Ontado

Cinepix Inc.

Fax 2 1 2 353·8485

882 M.nning Ave, 2nd Fl., TorontoO,

4 1 5 703-8653/415 861-1404

Cap Tounnente

Sixpack Films


Cross Your Heart


278 E IOtb SI. #5B, NY, NY 1 0009

• • •

Tbird Eye Film ProdUl'lions

Creation Of Adam


44 71 255 1444/44 71 436 7950


Coconut/Cane & Cutlass •

Rais..'\3 Fomina/ lnlen.'il1l:ma AgCrK.�y

c/o Frameline, 346 9tb Street, SF, CA

• • • • • • •

213 654-0343

See Camp Cbrislmas


707 944-D706/same

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1 12 Albion SI., SF, CA 94 1 1 0

SlKngn Charles c/o Quenlin Lte

• . • • . • • • •

FabI.. •• Freeak Show • Pita.. Louise ProduC1ions

Basilisk Communications J...i miltd


Complaints Of A Dutiful Daughter


4 1 5 864-5453

Men, 'The


Descent •

Closing Numbers •

• • • • • • •

N. Wtsltm

213 856-7600/ 2 13 467-4578

4 1 5 461·6490

Altxis Bistins

Sec The Blut Hour

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Venice, CA

Susan Wtbling

Avras 44 Kilissia, Alhens 14562

93940 408393-0303/408 393-D304

Cancer In Two Voices 23



PO Box 27999, 2021 Ave., LA. CA 90027

' CIearIn&, TIle . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

1245 Tentb St",el, Monlerty, CA

4 1 6 861-8595

• • •


Anne Cb.mberlain

11 Wesl 53rd SI., NY, NY 10019

Black And White In Color • Brilisb Film inslilult TV


P.O. Box 341, Olympia , WA 98507-


5 1 2 472-7465/ same


. . . . . .

Oiympia PklU�sIMarilyn F�tman

Condomnation •

2303 Wtst I l ib SI., Austin, Texas

NY Museum of Modem An Fax 2 1 2 708-953 1


Two Fal"Cd PrOO Ul"lion

Laura Cowell

4 1 6 461-2451

64 9 360 2 1 85/64 4 385 9754

Attendant, The

102 W 85tb NY, NY 10024 2 1 2 535 6700/212 734·1062

M4M 1 W2 Canada

1/2 Masons Ave, Heme Bay, Auckland Ntw Zealand


lenni Olson

46 Sproall Ave" Toronlo, Ontario


Wendy Jo Carllon


61 2 5 19 6303

Bike Boy

. • . • • • . • • • . • • • • .

44 71 396 4444/ 44 71306 8361

NSW 2050 Australia

Bllckiust •

Anastasia And The Queen Of • • • ' : : � • 43

Angel Of Woolwortha, The


2 1 Sltpben SI., London W1P IPL

4 1 5 552-3081


• • . • . • . . . • . . • .

1 2 Gihbens Streel, Call1perdown

Eve Sicular

531 Main SI, #1310, NY, NY 10044



Film Four Intcmalional

Beyond The Pale: "The Celluloid Cloeet" Of Yiddish Fi l m • . . . • 60

WCIA 1 BH England

Alicia Was Fainting

Bete Noire


Camp Christmas

Hollywood, CA 90028

800 428-7136 Virloria Hunt

49 40 6305260/ 49 40 394676

8033 Sunsel Blvd., #4002,

Calamity Jane .

6253 Hollywood Blvd. # 1 1 07,

Adrian's Monday •

Twinhmtbers Filmproduktion



Manha WbeclOl'k, Isbtar Films



212 475-7186/ 2 1 2 529-5078

416 445·1 446/ 4 1 6 445-9481

Slrand Rtleaslng

Butch Wax •

222 E. 51b SI. #6, NY, NY 1 0003

Ontario, M2L IA8 Canada

Absolutely Fabulous_

Bedtime Stories (NY Giants) •

• • • • • • •

Ligbl Box

Su Friedricb

Canadian Film Cent�


2 1 2 962-6730 /212 962-3616

54 W. 16tb Strett #121, NY, NY

42 GlouCtsl .. Av, London

. .


30 1 rol 8872/ same

149 Cburcb SI. # 4-S, NY, N Y 10007

3 Short Films By Rachel Flnkelstein • • • • • • • • • •

Healbtr MacDonald



• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Catberine Saalfitld


. • • • . • .

Civil EnoucII .

• • • •

206 438-9502/ 206 438-9502

Room 7·A·304, P.O. Box 500, Slolion

Child And TIle Saw, TIle • Set Tbt DtOaubl< Man


Haarlemm .. Houltuinen 307, 1 0 1 3

. . • • •


4 1 5 64S-8869

LageSlte Film BV

Balancing Factor .


63 -,

584 Castro SI. H26O, SF, CA 94 1 1 4

718 875·9010 / 2 1 2 941·1298

• • . •


Dr. Peter,

1 1 231



Canadian Broadcosl Corporation

31 20 62733 73/ 3 1 20 626 10 49

Joctlyn Taylor

. .

Onlario M6J 351 Canada

GM Amslerd.m Nelberlands



4 1 6 504-0275/ 4 1 6 365-3332

London WC2H 9HP England

• • • • • • • • • •

. . . . .

Broadc.t Tapes Of

Slation C, Toronlo,

44 71 836 9642/44 7 1 497 3718

24 Hours A Day •


Dennis Day

PO Box 737,

• • • • • • • • •

Xingu Films, New York

Seblosslr. 29 12163 Berlin

103 0.,.... .


• • • • •


American Film Jnstitule

. . • . . • . •


Randa Downs

Island, WA 981 1 0 206 842.0635

Legend Of Fong Sai Yuk, The . . .

• . • • • . • • • .

Hills, CA 90212 310 203-81R2/3 1 O 556-3214

In Vi_ Of Her Fatal Inclination, Ulo Wanders Gives Up The GhoIt . . . . • . . . . . . . 18, 25

Lesbian Avengers Eat Fire Too • • • •

Frankenlbaltst r. 23, 81539 Municb

PO BOX 64, New Almadtn, CA

HFF Municb


Rim Film Dislrihutors, Inc. 9884 Sanla Monica Blvd., Beverly

• • • • • . . . .

Wolfe Vidto



49 89 680004-4 1/ 49 89 680004·36

408 268-6782/408268-D232


Lesbians Wlto Monica Nolan

Date Men

• . . •


Monsters In The Closet •

• • • •

Jennifer Todd Reeves


3347 20Ib SI.. SF, CA 94110

121 MacDougal #\0. NY, NY 10012

4 1 5 550·7412

2 1 2 677.-8692

Let's Watch SomethIng Daddy Wam. To Watch . . . . . . . . . • 60



Hot beads

Uc:k Bulh In '92 .


. . • . . . • • •

Gabri<l Gomez 5 1 2 W. Cornelia # 1 0 1 , Cbicago IL 3 1 2 404·7364


. . .

. . . .

David E. Johnson 221 1 MissionSI. 4 1 5 648·8190


Like Mother Uke

. .. .

. . .


SF, CA 94 1 10

Liquor, Guns And


. . . . . . .


Barhara Karpinski

Ammo •

• . • .


4/42 Cliflbrook Pde, Clovelly, NSW 2031 Aus"alia 61 02 3 157587

Kelly Anderson

. . •


, • . • . •

• • • • • , •




200 Dean SI., Brooklvn, NY 1 1 2 1 7 7 1 8 243.0075 / 2 1 2

Looking For Langston

120 Lundys Lane, SF CA 94 1 1 0

Mr. Wonderful •


Mud Luverz • Healber


• . . • . • • • . • • • •


. . . , , •


. . • . • . . . • . . .


4 1 5 206-9365/ 4 1 5 43 1 - 1 456

Musc:le •


Musc:le Lens •



86 Rvvrrdate Rnad, London NI6 6PL 806·6012/44 81 694·891 1

Lost Heart, TIMt .

. • . . . . . . . •

Hilou Vogrtmann Ards."ilr. 57, &>799 Munkh Gennanv . Fax 49 89 321 82·1'42

Love And Lashes .

. . . • . . . . •


Patrick Rowlev #3 93 Hornse . Rd. London N7 6DJ


44 71 700·7876

Love Machine, The

. • • . . . • •


Palrirk Snee 151 71b Ave. #2. Brooklyn, NY

• . • . • . • • • . . •


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• . • • • • .


Alix Umen

• • . . • . • • • • •


Joe Orr

10009 2 1 2 861·9797/ 2 1 2 628-0698

Manuela's Loves (La Jupon Rouge) . • • • . • • • • • • . . . •

• •


International Home Cinrma, Inc.


215 Broadwav, Sanla Monica. CA 3 1 0 396-989 / 310 396·9808


For Freedom •

• • • • •

Projrc1 1993 Produclions


4 I 6 5<)3- I 808/ 4 1 6 593·H661 . . • • • . . .


See Bumps


UniversilY of BriSiol c/o Maddy

Margaret Atwood And The Problem With Canada • • •


Da Da Kamera 700 Sbaw SI., Toronlo, Onlario M6G 3L7 Canada 4 1 6 535-4345/ 4 1 6 593-1616

Midwest Mambo

• . . • . • . . • •


Bart Everly 823 Palms Blvd., Venice. CA. 90291 310 823-3770

Miss Otis

-l4 272 303030/44

. • • • •



Wrsl 100-1 131 Howe SI. Vanl'Ouver BC

Naomi's Legacy.

. . . . • . • . . .

Crary Huns Films


NeapolItans, The

. . . . • • . • . •

Firsl Look Pictures


Sunsci Blvd # 302. LA. CA

Gay YOlrth .

Queer Son

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .


• • . • . . . • . . . • . .



7 1 8 599·3860

Pavane For A Dead Princess •

. . . • . • . .

aaire Wbilaker


. . • • • • • • • . •

Ph/r/ases (NY Giants)


• • • • • • • •


• • • . •

Sikay Tang

• • • • .


WeSimore, Auckland

New :Ualand 64 9 3764481/

Pom •


64 9 373 2772

• • • . • • •


. • •


3 Bromley Place. London. W1P 5HB

See Blicklusl

• . • . • • • • • •


Project Last Supper •

• • • • • • •


. • • •

Man I Love . . . . . . . . .


Becky Mac Donald


61 61 .

• . • . • . . . • • .

4 1 5 753-1822

Projections .



Pirkpockel Productions

608 Kernberry Dr., San Rafael. CA

20 Glover Slree� SoUib Melbourne

. • • • • • . • • . .


See The DeOa ..ble Man

Public Opinion •

I ngrid Wilbile


. . • . • . . • • . . .

Daven Gee

. • • . . •


• • • . • • • • • • •

Rites Of Pas.age •

• • .

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Sacred Ues, Civil Truths

• • • •

• • • • • • • • • • • • • .

Is Dead, The .

Vicloria 3205 Auslralia


See The DeOa ..ble Man

. . . • . . .


Bowl (NY Giants)

• • • • • •


Safe Sex Is Fun •

• • . . .

. • . . •

• • . • . • • • • • • •


JefT CoIe

I Gorflon House. Ayloun Rd. London

• • • • • •

. . • . • • • . .

See Sex Bowl


. . . . • • . •

48 49


Shall We Dance.

• • . • . . • . . .


Hou� of Pain Production 130 W. Houslon SI. #2, NY. NY


2 I 2 982-3195 / 2 I 2 979-8786

Shasta Woman Bo Pmdul'tions


David Grolell

3 1 5 E. 651b SI.. 2 1 2 249·8915

Shirtey Temple And Me

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. . . . .


• • . • . • •


Dawn Logsdon

Wait, What ? Productions

. • . • . • . • • • . . • • . .


P.O. Box 460697. SF. CA 94146


The DeOalable Man

• • . • • . •

. • .

• . • • . • . . • • . • • • . • • .

Sopbie Conslanlinou


. • • . • • • . . • . . •



131 Albion SI. #5. SF: CA 94 1 10



• • • • . • • . • • . • •


14624 Hart SI.. Van Nuys. CA 91405 8 1 8 505·7786

• • . • . • . • •


Two Men And A Baby Juanita Mobammrd


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54 25

• . . • • . . . . . . . •

Furlow:; Films


717 Easl 51b SI., NY, NY 1 0009

73 51b Ave. 71b FIr.• NY. NY 10003 2 1 2 255·3326/ 2 1 2 255·3502


Blue Hour

Super B 1/2

. • ,

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

• . • •

. • . • .

. . • • • . . .

Robert Winkler


. . . • • . . . . . • .


. • . . • . • . • • .

Bndban Z31'bary

43 222 239 575/43 222 4S52 63515


Jo Smilb

1 66 Norfolk SI. #5A, NY. NY 1 0002

• • • • • • • . • •


Take Me Back To Cairo




. • • • •

Leslie Singer



4 1 5 285-0539

Quebec. H2S 3A6 Canada

Talking About The Weather... . 61

5 1 4 276-1803

Carl Sandler •


4 1 5 62 1 - 1 2 1 2/ 4 1 5 648·1077

Is ( Not) A Mister, The . 32

. • • • • • •

Fisblayl Productions


4 1 5 386·6710/ 4 1 5 399-3041


63 25


Vol Che Sapete •

See The Man

I Love

• . • • . • . • . •

461A Sackville SI.. Toronlo. Onlario M4X ITJ Canada 4 1 6 944-0450

Who Is Poetessa Fishhouse?



. • . • • .



• • • . • • • • • • .

Sleeping Subjec:t:s See Oescenl

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. . . . . . . .

63 56

1201 Currie Ave.. Mpls., M N 55403 6 1 2 337-0000

So Unlike Their Reputation •

PO Box

• • .


14854. SF. CA 94 1 1 4

Texas (NY Giants)

• • . • • • • • .

Mari Keiko Gonzalez 122 Bond SI., Brooklyn. NY


4 1 5 824-60 1 6

See The Allendanl

Heidi Arnesen

. • . . • . .

28A Cumberland SI., SF. CA 94 1 1 0



Walk On The WHd SIde

• . • • .


27, 49, 60

• • • .

Eric Mueller

Wrecked For Ufe: The Trip And


Magic: Of Troc:adero Transfer


JobnGoss 1022 Keniston, LA, CA 9001 9

You UttIe Devil, You

. • • . . • •

Your Heart I. All Mine



14052 Berlin Germany 49 30 303072521 49 30 3019875

La Boxeuse) . KD Productions

Fax 33 1 42 7 1 6 9 4 5

"1 81 895 6577/ 44 81 895 6974

Wanderer, The

. .

Wank Stallions

• . . •

See The De O . . able Man

. • • • • . . • •

• . • • • • •



Hoerenslraal 60. B-U04O Brussels Belgium Fax 32 2 732 7687

• . . . . . . . . • . • . • • .

Gordon Seaman


4 1 6 778-5574/ 4 1 6 778-0604

Brian Boyle

Out For North Dakota The Blue Hour

146 Downey SI.. SF, CA 941 1 7

178 N. Main SI., Sbaron. MA 02067


4 1 5 665-7795

6 1 7 784-8575/ 6 1 7 339-0658


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Susanne DimpO/ DFFB



44 Tennis Cres, Toronto, Ontario

. . . • . . .

18, 54, 55

2200 23rd Ave. S. Mpls.• MN 55404

Rm 5044 BBC Kensinglon House. England

M4K 113 Canada

Toe Heel Polka. The


World And Time Enough •

Ricbmond Way. London W14

Wanted! .


4 1 5 821 -3320



• • • • • • •

8 Rue de la Cbine. 75020 Paris

Alison Murray/ ARGOS

Racbel Herbert

2 1 2 995-8753 / c/o B i l l Sofield 2 1 2

• • • •


7 1 8 855-3461/ 2 1 2 251-8606

Th ic k U ps , Thin Ups

• • • • • • •


415 553-3953

That's Alright Mama . .

NY. NY 1 0 1 1 3



• • • .

3 1 Coso, SF. CA 94110

Zoe The Boxer

Arena!Debbie Roberts

Texas Tomhoy

49 89 167 9964


See Dreamgirls

Carolin Ollerbacb


4 1 5 627-3 1 27/ 4 1 5 627-3 122

(Zoe • • • • • . . • • • . • .

3238 161b SI. #C. SF. CA 94103

Pommernallee 1. Theodor-Heuss-PI.

Problem Wilb Canada

Terra Nullius


4 1 5 431-3691

6 1 2 644·8632


. . . . . . .

Scon Beveridge

4 1 5 252-9649 (VA) .nd 415 255-

192 Spring SI. #2. NY. NY 1 00 1 2

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Planel Eye Productions

See Margarel AlWood And Tbe

Skin And Hair

. •


2336 Markel SI. #28. SF. CA 941 14

M N 55404


When You Name Me


172 Clinlon Park, SF. CA 94103

Julie Zay

Solera Tscbeller!Poinl of View Films



Valenlin Aguirre and Augie Robles

Wake Up Jelt< Off, Etc

Snow White

See Qui: Siorie< of Lesbian

2 1 3 938·9526

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520 Sbreder SI. #3, SF. CA 941 1 7

! Viva 16th

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967 Sbolwell Slree� SF. CA 94 1 1 0


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44 71 274-5556

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Chrislian-Sleger-Slr. 10, 46042

Taking Back The Dolls •

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Woman Of The Wolf .

1376 ClaYlon SI . • SF. CA 94 1 1 4

4 1 5 621·6115/ 4 1 5 552-7723

And The Crone

16 Ocean Park W. #C21 Brooklyn NY 1 1 2 1 8

Tanya Miller

4 1 5 749·0966

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WithOlrt Saying Goodbye

Virgin, The Mother

Kaiser mublendamm 103/36.

1223 Witn Auslria


1 7 1 4 Clay SI. #6. SF. CA 94109

Very Funny

What Is A Une? (NY Giants) • . 43

Nicali ProdUl"lions

Nicholas Kalsapctses



Vacancy .


Kika Thome c/o LIFT

2 1 2 995-1659

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When Shlrtey Met Florence .

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Three Fun Girls


Sec I Didn'l Know Wbal Time II Was

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What Gets You Off•

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307 Valencia SI. #201, S.F.• CA

85 Coldbamour Lane. Camberwell.

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431 Van Ness. SF CA 94103

Tortures That Laugh

2 1 2 473-2863/ same

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54935 2 1 2 439·8753

We've Only Just Begun

Lynn Appel

Interviews Wrth Queer Sex

Strings •


4 1 5 647-4754

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Via Ponlida 5, 20121. Milano lIaly

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3 E IOlb SI. # 4A, NY. NY 1 0003

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Simple Facts.


4 1 5 626· 1 1 54

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430 Andover SI.. SF. CA 94 1 1 0


So Far: A Forgotte n Classic:, The . . • . • . • . • . • • • . • . • • • 53 Su Loss of Heal


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2 1 2 431-5 1 1 9/212 431-4608

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Paolo Broggi

Safe Sex: The Manual

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Images en Siock

4 1 5 647·9283/ 4 1 5 647-0774

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Sex Fish



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Premonition Of Absurd Perversion



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Revenge Of The Wicked Witch 57 6242 W 61b SI.,

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In Sexual Personae Part 1

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213 876-04 1 9

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921 Robinson S� Los Angeles CA

Not Angels But Angels•

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Only The Brave

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4096 181b SI. #35

HeliCal Prnduclions

1466 W. Pensacola. Cbicago, IL

Bad Fruit


See The Man I Love


None Of The Above See NigblWork

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Perversion In Sexual Personae Part

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Remembrance Of Things Fast . 47

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NY 10020

Performance Notes: A Bar


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Reencounter .


Speaking . • • .

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Robert Ellswonb

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212 982·6861

Sea Of Time


4 1 5 369·8524

Reflections .

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379 Ridge Rd .• San Carlos, CA 94070

22/52 Darling Poinl Rd .. Darling


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Passage A L'Ac:te


Queers Among Queers: A Bay Area Perspective . • • . . • . . . . 23

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See The Allendanl



She's A Talker Neil Goldberg

Andrew Porter

4 1 5 558·9710

National Film Board of Canada


Auslralian Film. TV and Radio



6 1 7 253·3068/ 617 253·6105

AJDS Films

4 1 5 824-01 1 9



4 1 5 281 -0547


NightwOrk •

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Marla Leel'b

5 1 0 655·4043

899 Capp SI. # 3. SF. CA 94 1 1 0

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1251 Avcnue o f tbe AnH.'ril'as NY

604 684-3014

"Boys Enlrance" 81 1 1 Teesdate aose.

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Out: Stories Of Lesbian And

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One Single ute

44 71 729 6302/ 44 7 1 873 0051


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272 288251

On The Sentimental Side

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Our Hoose: Lellbians And Gays In



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6 I 7 524·0980/ 617 524-8838

Into TIMt Universe: Queers

. 42 2 2481 0966/42 2 2481 0632


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And Star Trek

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348 E. 91b SI., NY. NY �0003

Out Of The Closet And

Na Porici 14. 1 1000 Prague 1 . Czecb

305 667-7346/ 305 667-7346


Queer Carpentry Seminar

Queer AClion Figures! Tom Hill

PO Box 460542. SF, CA 94146


9175 Ham mOl'k Lake Dr., Miami, Florida 33156


4 1 5 642·1553/ 4 1 5 252-5352

No Saintly Girt .

5 1 5 E. 121b SI. #7B, New York, NY

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132 Broadway. Broo klyn. NY 1 12 1 1


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No Fairy Tale

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416 863-9897/416-360-0781

Rain City Confidential

Aimre Morgana

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183 Balbursl. Toronlo. Onllrio M5T

97 Coleridge SI.. SF. CA 94 1 1 0

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44 HI 694·1376

William Comslock


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Queer Across Canada

Out In Africa .

London U K SE8 4PY England

Man I Love, The

39 Navarino Rd. London


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PO Box 126 Nonb Ryde. NSW

415 252·8044

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1 1 43 Mariposa SI.. SF, CA 94107



3 1 0 855- 1 1 99/ 3 1 0 855·0719

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Mad About The Boy .

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Tbe DeOalabl< Man

My Sweet Peony .


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Buill For Endurance

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My Grandma's Lady Cabaret .

Loss Of Heat •




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My Dinner At Dan's



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4 1 5 824-4330

My Addiction

Long Time Comin'

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O�m Of Hot Blood •








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ADVANCE TICKETS GO ON SALE MAY 20! NO CONVENIENCE fEE fOR IN-PERSON PURCHASE AT BASS TICKET CENTERS Through special arrangement w i th BASS, we are pleased to offer advance ticket sales

grams se l l out very q u i ckly. W i th 150

BASS ticket centers across the Bay Area,

everyone has an equal chance of obtaining

tickets. We recommend that you p lace your

order toda y.

RecordsNideo. There is no conve nience cha rge to pay for i n - person purchase !

Framel ine pays the convenience charge for"

you, so a $5 or $7 ticket costs just $5 or $7

- with no extra cha rge . . Please remember that this offer i s good for in-person book­ ings only. There is a convenience cha rge

for phone orders (see below). For your

nearest BASS ticket center, cal l (4 1 5) 776-

1 999, (5 1 0) 762-BASS or (408) 998-BASS.

a.dSS rlCKETS ®

DAY-Of-SHOW SALES BASS w i l l stop sel li ng advance tickets on

the day-of-show. To get same-day adva.nce

tickets, you must visit the venue box office. m i nutes before the first show of the day.

This means that, for a program on Tuesday,

BEfORE ORDERING Use the program grid in the center of the

course, if a program is already sold out,

If you want to hear program updates, or recorded version, please cal l our 24 Hour

A COM M U N ITY EVENT The Festival i s designed as a celebration of

at the advance ticket centers, we may sti l l

have a number o f tickets for sale at the door.

This is because we have to hol d back a cer­ tain nu mber of seats for pass-holders. If not

a l l pass-holders turn up, we can then release these seats for sal e.

In our past experience, this usual ly means that there about 50 tickets ava i l able at the

Castro Theatre just before the screening

the program you want to see. Use this as

avai lable at other venues varies.) These are

BASS ticket centers. (Programs w i thout a

ing starts. We recommend that you arrive

starts. (The number of l ast-minute seats

your guide when you call or visit one of the

released about 15 m i nutes before the screen­

BASS code are either free, or are special

earl y to be in l i ne for these tickets. Please

available.) Tickets for some Festival pro-

seats being ava ilable.

programs for which no advance tickets are


there will be no advance day-of-show tick­

ets avai lable.

catalog (pages 40-41) to make your program choices, and circle the BASS code next to

w i l l be i ssued prompt l y .

Festival Hotl ine: (4 1 5) 703-8650.

When a screening i s advertised as "sold out"

Out-of-state, cal l 1 -800-225-BASS.

ter where you bought them, and a full refund (incl u d i ng any convenience charge)

the first screening that day is at noon . Of

buy a ticket anytime after 1 1 : 30am because

Also begi nning May 20, you can buy tickets

1 999, (5 1 0) 762-BASS or (408) 998-BASS.

cel led, please return tickets to the ticket cen­

would l ike to hear this information in a


a $2.00 charge per order. Ca l l (4 1 5 ) 776-

If a program is can­

Ju ne 1 9 at 9:30pm at the Castro, you may


venience charge on each ticket in addi tion to

cancel led. We onl y offer refunds i f a pro­

Each venue box office w i l l open about 30

THE WHe."I!HOU •• I TOWe." .... CO.. O./VIDEO

by phone from BASS. There is a $ 1 .50 con­

Someti mes, for reasons beyond our control, programs must be changed, rescheduled or gram is cancel led.

at all 1 50 Bay Area BASS Ticket Centers, incl uding The Wherehouse and Tower


remember, though, we offe r no guarantee of

our community. We i nvlte everyone to enjoy this year's exci ting range of lesbian and gay fi l m and video. We are especia l l y commi tted t o assisting audience members w i th special needs.

We offer pre-seating

for people w i th d i sab i l i ties: please make yourself known to the house manager at each venue. Some screenings are signed for the heari ng- i m pa i red, and these are indi cat­ ed in the program notes. We also ask a l l movi egoers t o please refra in from wearing perfume and other scented products so that those with environmental i l l nesses may attend.

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All venues are wheelchair accessible. Please note that as of yet the Castro Theatre does not have a wheelch a i r­

accessible restroom.


429 Castro St. at Market, San Francisco

Roxie Cinema ( ROX)

3 1 1 7 1 6th St. at Valencia, San Francisco Center for the Arts at Verba Buena Gardens (CEN)

(programs show in the Screening Room) 70 1 Mission St. at Th i rd, San Francisco

Pacific Film Archive ( PFA)

University Art Museum

2625 Durant Ave . , near College Ave., Berkeley

Towne 3 T}1eatre (TOW)

1433 The Alameda, San Jose

Aquarius Theatre (AQU)

430 Emerson Street, Palo Al to Members-Only Ticket Office:

Presto Pri nts

499 Castro St. at 18th, San Francisco Official Festival Cafe:


4094 1 8th St at Castro, San Francisco

(next to the Members-Only Ticket Office) Official Festival Bar:


2367 Market Street at Castro, San Francisco

(close to the Castro Theatre)



' HOW TO BUy TICKETS IF YOU'RE A FRAM EqN E MEMBER Frameline, the non-profit organization that pre­ sents the Festival, is supported by donations from members. Membership starts at $35.



As our

way of thanking you for your support of lesbian

New for this year: the Festival Gold Card. This

Frameline's, annual fund for film a n d videomakers

allows you to walk in to any venue at a ny time,

is designed to help bring .lesbian arid gay work to

without waiting i n l ine. At the Castro, you will

the screen.

use the special Gold Card door. Gold Cards are

provided grants to a number of films featured i n

our thank you to $500 donors.

t h i s year's Festival, including Go Fish, Out Of Africa, Alicia Was Fainting, Tom's Flesh,

and gay media arts, Frameline members receive the following special services and discounts at the

Djune/Idex.a and Sis: The Perry Watkins Story.




Completion Fund guidelines are available by mid­

If you are a $50 donor (or higher), please collect

July each year, and the deadline is mid-October.

your free Joe Boxer Festival T-shirt, w ith our

For more information, call (4 1 5) 703-8658.

You must present your membership card to

Frameline members! Located at Presto Prints, at

redeem your T-shirt. T-shirts are also available

Castro and 1 8th Streets, the outlet will be open from Friday May 20 through Saturday June 18 at the following times: 1 0:00am - 7:00pm Monday to Friday

1 1 :OOam - 6:00pm Saturday and Sunday

for purchase (only) at the following fine stores on

our cinematic history.

Frameline is the nation's only comprehensive

you are a Frameline member and want to buy tickets or Fast Passes

you want to redeem your Take Ten card

you want to buy Gala tickets

you want to become a Frameline member

you ,w ant in-person answers to Festival

Frameline's Archive & Resource Center is another

Light bookstore.

to go if: •

RESOURCE SERVICES way in which we continue to provide access to


archival and current materials -- films, videos, stills, posters, catalogs and clippings -- on lesbian and gay film and video, from the 1930s to the

present day. Our Archive & Resource Center is

currently provided as a service to progra mmers,

tion, distribution, promotion and funding of les­

writers, students and researchers all over the

bian and gay film and video. The San Francisco

world. Call (4 1 5) 703-8653.

Frameline's signature event.

PRIORITY PURCHASE Through the miracle of computerized ticket sales, we will be able to hold a l imited number of


Area audience of over 5 1 ,000 (in 1 993). Our

As part of its outreach mission, Frameline has provided support to City College of San Francisco's Fil m 1 20C and 120D lesbian and gay

the Festival was honored to be voted Outstanding

film classes since their inception in 1 9 88. Taught by Frameline's Education Consultant (and

if a screening is advertised as "sold out" at other

Cal i fornia bestowed its Com m unity Service

track representations of lesbians, gays, bisexual

ticket outlets, there may sti l l be tickets left for

Award on Frameline for our contribution in

and the transgendered through a n eclectic cross­

Frameline members to purchase at the Members­

reclaiming history through film.

section of queer cinema history.

Only Ticket Outlet. (However, we still advise you to buy tickets early.)

I n addition to the Festival, Frameline also pre­

Bornstein, Marlon Riggs, Barbara Hammer, Marc


Huestis and Aarin Burch.


All Frameline members receive a $1 discount on single ticket prices only when buying at the Members-Only Ticket Outlet. So a regular $7 ticket costs you only $6, and a $5 matinee ticket costs only $4!

. VENUE FAST PASSES As usual, we will have l imited quantities of Festival Fast Passes which allow priority access to specific Festival theatres. There are fou r Fast Passes: Castro, Roxie, Towne 3 and Pacific Film

Fra meline Distribution brings over 1 40 lesbian

OnJy Ticket Outlet.

A Take Ten card allows you to buy ten tickets for

ers post-Stonewa ll film and video, begins August 24 and 25. Separate sections of the class are held Wednesday and Thursday evenings 6:30-9:30 at

the country. ' Our ever-growing collection repre­

daytime class is held on Wednesday afternoons at

sents the variety, excellence, innovation and

2 at City College's mai n campus (Cloud Hall,

importance of lesbian and gay work today. Titles

room 247).

include Gus Van Sant's first film Mala Noche,

call for more information: (4 15) 668-0767.


You may enroll at the first class, or

Marlon Riggs' Tongues Untied, and Last Call At




In 199 1 , Frameline co-presented the first ever les­



The Fall 1 994 semester of Fi l m 1 20D, which cov­

Everett Middle School, at 17th and Church.

Archive. You may buy these at the Members­

bian and gay film festival in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

In early 1 995, we're teaming up


o Benefactor ($500)

Includes a l l of the above, plus two Festival

Fast Passes for a venue of your choice, or one Festival Gold Card, invitations to Festival parties, and two tickets to the Festival Gala

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Human Rights Commission to present the first


lesbian and gay fi lm festival in Delhi, Bombay

346 N i nth Street

and Calcutta.

From The Front. To be placed on our home video

a lifetime; for more information, cal l IGLHRC at

You can join us, too, in the trip of

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mailing list, please call (41 5 ) 703-8659.

(41 5) 255-8680.

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Titles available from July 1 include Together Alone, Extramuros, Tongues Untied a nd Voices

This is not a walk-in pass.

Includes all of the above, plus two tickets to

the Festival Opening Night reception and

again with the International Gay & Lesbian

You must redeem it fot individual tickets at the

the price of seven.

qu arterly

o Patron ($150 si ngle/$250 couple)

This summer, we will la unch Frameline's Lesbian

& Gay Cinema Collection on home video.


o Supporter ($50 single/$80 couple)

Expiry date

and gay films and videos to television, theatres,


a nd


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colleges, libraries and community groups across

Maud's, Paris Poirier's history of lesbian bar cul­

ticket discounts, use of



Class guest

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ambition is to showcase the best and most diverse

In 1 993, the

Includes Festival


Your name

work by or about lesbians and gay men. In 1 994, Event by the Cable Car Awards.

o Donor ($35 single/$50 couple)


local film critic) Daniel Mangin, the two courses


Indicate membership level :

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Gay & Lesbian Historical Society of Northern

advance tickets for Frameline members only.

use this form, or call (415) 703-8656.

All of the above, plus one additional Gold

For eighteen years

we've been bringing new and rare works to a Bay


The center contains both

non-profit organization dedicated to the exhibi­

International Lesbia� & Gay Fil m Festival is


To join Framel i ne, please visit our VIP Festival ' Ticket Office between May '20 and June) 8; or


Castro Street: Citizen, Head l i nes and A Different

The Members-Only Ticket Outlet is the place


Includes all of the above, plus a Festival

compliments, at the Members-Only Ticket Outlet.

New for this year: a ticket outlet just for

Through the Completion Fund, we

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