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Barbara Hammer Tribute Screening with special guest Lynne Sachs

Barbara Hammer Tribute
w/ special guest Lynne Sachs
Friday, May 31st, 2019, Reception @ 6:30pm, Films @ 7pm
Macauley Honors College
35 W. 67th Street (bet CPW and Columbus)

Join us on Friday, March 31st as the New York Film and Video Council pays tribute to Barbara Hammer w special guest Lynne Sachs.

The indie film world lost one of its pioneering spirits this March with the passing of Barbara Hammer.  Join us on Friday, May 31st as we honor her life and legacy with a screening of Tender Fictions, her 1995 autobiographical feature, preceded by Lynne Sachs' short Carolee, Barbara, and Gunvor, a portrait of the three groundbreaking women artists.

What:  Barbara Hammer Tribute
When: Friday, May 31st, Reception @ 6:30pm, Films  @7pm
Where: Macauley Honors College, 35 W. 67th Street (the former Makor building)
RSVPs:  Free and Open to All.  Please RSVP to the Eventbrite to let us know you are coming.

About the Films

Tender Fictions
Barbara Hammer, 1995
Innovative, funny, and historic, TENDER FICTIONS is an autobiographical exploration of the search for and meaning of gay community. From a childhood spent being groomed as the next Shirley Temple to her current work as an activist and maker of over 70 films and videos, groundbreaking filmmaker Barbara Hammer casts a wry eye on her life and changing world. In a rich montage of home movies, experimental films, news footage, and personal photographs, Hammer charts her growth from 1950's child star "wannabe" to 1960's straight earth mother to 1990's lesbian artist and activist.

Carolee, Barbara, and Gunvor
Lynne Sachs, 2018
An 8 minute cinematic collage exploring the approaches of three groundbreaking women artists-- Carolee Schneemann, Barbara Hammer, and Gunvor Nelson.
Enchanting”–– The Brooklyn Rail

Earlier Event: March 22
Banjo Films and Music
Later Event: June 20
NYFVC Member's Screening Night