Eighteenth San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

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Two Spirits, Three Visions: Personal,­ Political, Spiritual

Tell Me A Story: New Lesbian Shorts 3 West Coast Premieres

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our parents never told you stories l i ke this!

The Story So Far is a smart and sexy comedy

with a bri l l i ant edge of social conscience from British co-directors Noski Deville and Rif Sharif.

There's loads of fun and excitement When a group of Black dykes stumble onto a jewel rob­ bery. Don 't miss it.. In Ira Sachs; wonderfully twisted faux-documen­ tary Lady, Dom inique "Dibbel (of the Five Les­ bian Brothers) stars as a lesbian playi ng a gay man playing a 70s TV star, or something l i ke

that. Home You Go, from Collette Cul len is a

little lesb ian weekend fantasy. In AnnMarie Bryan's Cutting The Edge Of A Free Bird a deaf, African-American lesbian wants to go to NYU,

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but her mother wants her to go to Gallaudet University for the deaf. Alison Kelly's A Fam i l y

Curated by Jaime Smith

In association with Gay American Indians

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hese raw and expressive works by or about

Two Spi rited Peoples offer three perspec­

tives on what it m eans to be a Gay/Lesbian Native American in this cou n try today. In 1 99 1 N i cci Farrel dec ided to foll ow her dreams to make vi deos; a wee k la ter she was

d iagnosed w i th cancer. Her first video, Land Beyond Tomorrow, is an ex perime ntal i n ter­ pretation of a v i si on she received after a two year battle with chemotherapy, radiation and a near death experie nce from a bone ma rrow transplant. Norma Jean Croy was charged w i th conspira­ cy to com m i t m urder, and since 1 978 she h as been serving a l i fe sentence for a crime she and her brother Hooty never com m i tted. Hoaty received the death penalty, appealed

buffets -all in the company of women.

date set. Produced b y Bo and d i rected by Crystal Mason, Shasta Woman is a story of courage, i njustice and racism.

subtitles Home You G o d i r. Col ette C u l len

o f Euro-Americans, Native Gay/Lesbi ans held spec i a l roles. Today these roles are sti l l s i gn i fi­

Jaime S m ith is a New Mexico-based cu rator; she is of Irish/Cherokee/Oj i bwa heritage.

are-every minute of every day.

So, go ahead IMAGINE paradise, then j oin us there !

Call us at

Land Beyond Tomorrow dir. Nicci Farrel USA

16m m . Total runn i ng ti me: 87 m i n s

Forgotten Classic d i rs . Rif S h arif & Noski

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- Jaime Smith

Devi lle 1994 GB 25 m i ns b&w. All works are

1993 USA 28 mins b&w The Story So Far - A

have the personal freedom to do what you want and be who

cant to cultura l and environmental exi stence.

1993 4 mins =- Shasta Woman dir. Crystal Mason U SA 1992 36 mins Balancing Factor dir. Carrie House USA 1993 33 mins. Al l works are video. Total running time: 73 mins

1993 GB 12 mins 16mm Lady d i r. I ra Sachs

IS THAT P O S SIB LE ? Yes ! Olivia charters the entire ship or resort and provides a fully-trained staff to insure that you

Balanc i n g Factor i s an experi mental docu­

and com ing out to parents.

lish and American Sign Language with Engl i s h

fun, adventure, luxury, relaxation, music,

comedy, dancing and everything else from meditation to midnight

the i r regard for bal ance. Prior to the onslaugh t

Ann Marie J. Bryan 1994 U SA 15 m i n s in Eng­

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and was released. Norma Jean was denied

mentary about Native G ay/Lesbians shari ng

mins Cutting The Edge Of A Free Bird d i r.

IMAGINE

parole three ti mes and has no future appeal

Affair tells a sweet story o f young lesbian love

A Family Affair dir. Alison Ke l ly 1993 U SA 7

a place where loving women is the norm .

Let

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