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Dub for teaching. I used these films often in my first years teaching feminist and women's film. Maybe Women Make Movies or the artists sent them to me for research for Women of Vision.

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Gift from filmmaker. For research and teaching.

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Gift from filmmaker. Michelle is a friend and colleague and was one of the subjects of my documentary Women of Vision, she gave me copies of her work to use as b-roll.

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Gift from filmmaker. Gina taught with me for years at Pitzer College. I love teaching this video by and about Latina girls and the power of media literacy.

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Dub for teaching. I taught with this video early on. An important intervention in feminist media analysis and art video.

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Dub for research for Women of Vision acquired from distributor. I taped over a video with a box label reading: Riverside Art-4, Fall 97, Jacob Lind, which led to some initial confusion when the Brooklyn College Librarians and I were trying to make…

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Dub for teaching. Amazing resource about consciousness-raising and its relation to video. Powerful to this day in its forthright conversation about women's sexuality. Minor Altercation is also on this tape. One of the first narrative films directed…

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Gift from filmmaker. Carol is a friend and collaborator who I first met making AIDS activist video. She was also a subject of my documentary Women of Vision. Students love learning about her large oeuvre connecting sex work, feminism, AIDS and…

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Carolee was one of the subjects of Women of Vision. She gave this and other tapes of her film and video work to me for B-roll. I recently re-interviewed her when she had a major retrospective in NYC at PS1. I went to her house upstate and had a…

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Gift from filmmaker. I knew Jennifer in the early 90s and taught this important film at that time. The interaction between experimental filmmaking and documentary in her work is compelling.

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Gift from filmmaker. Vanalyne is a friend and colleague. She was a subject of my documentary Women of Vision and would have given this to me to use for b-roll and teaching.

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Acquired as research for Women of Vision from the distributors. I also used this film for classes in women's and feminist films. Yvonne was my teacher at the Whitney Program in the 1980s. She can be seen in the 4+ hours of research footage I shot for…

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Acquired as research for Women of Vision from the distributors. Yvonne was my teacher at the Whitney Independent Studio Program and a role model for a life as a feminist queer artist, as well as for her conceptual inspiration.

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I used these for teaching, no idea where or how I got them. But at the time, they were very hip interventions into queer and feminist filmmaking.Ladies & Gentlemen [00:00 - 02:56] Created by Laura LarsonGilda Made Easy [03:10 - 07:25] Created by…

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Purchased for teaching. I taught often with this collection.

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Purchased for teaching. I taught often with this invaluable several-boxed collection from Video Databank which is currently unavailable.

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Purchased for teaching. I taught often with this invaluable multi-boxed collection from Video Databank which is currently unavailable.

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Purchased for teaching. I taught often with this collection at Pitzer College. It's a large compliation of the history of feminist video art.

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Gift from filmmaker. Cheryl is a long-time collaborator (we made The Watermelon Woman together). I teach her videos often. She is my ex-partner. Cheryl's work is formative in her documentary/fiction bleed. I taped Body Beautiful onto this tape that…

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Dub for teaching bought at a swap meet. The Warhol foundation controls access to all his films, so obviously, this was and is an illegal dub.

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Gift from filmmaker. Barbara was a friend and colleague, inspiration and radical. A lesbian experimental filmmaker, teacher, and activist, she made work for decades, as queer, lesbian, feminist, and AIDS activism transformed. She was a subject of my…

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Gift from filmmaker. Victor was a colleague at the Claremont Colleges. We spoke often about his developing documentary practice. Susan is a friend and colleague. The documentary makes an important intervention into queer and trans history and film by…

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gift from filmmaker, used for teaching and research.

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Gift from filmmaker, used for teaching and research.

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Used for teaching a class on American indie cinema.

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I was in this porno with Cheryl made by our friend Shu Lea Cheang. Because I was just starting in my first job as a professor, I asked to not be identifable. We screened it as part of the inter-generational programming, Collective Visions: The Past,…

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Illegal dub used only for teaching.

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Taped from TV for teaching and research about AIDS media, for my dissertation and then my book AIDS TV.Basketball star Magic Johnson speaks to kids about living with AIDS in this Nickelodeon News Special Edition.

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Dub used only for teaching.

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gift from filmmaker for teaching and research.

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Gift from filmmaker. Isaac is a friend and colleague. His work on AIDS and black queer representation has been formative to my own production and thinking. I taught this. The poster from the film was used as set decor in The Watermelon Woman.

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Gift from filmmaker. Gina taught with me for years at Pitzer College. I love teaching from this video by and about Latina girls who were educated at REACH LA, which "increases self-sustainability by encouraging creative expression, supporting safe…

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Gift from filmmaker. Gina taught with me for years at Pitzer College. I love teaching from this video compilation by and about Latina girls who were educated at REACH LA, which "increases self-sustainability by encouraging creative expression,…

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Gift from filmmaker. Gina taught with me for years at Pitzer College. I love teaching from this video compilation by and about Latina girls who were educated at REACH LA, which "increases self-sustainability by encouraging creative expression,…

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Gift from filmmaker. Gina taught with me for years at Pitzer College. I love teaching from this video compilation by and about Latina and queer girls who were educated at REACH LA, which "increases self-sustainability by encouraging creative…

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gift from filmmaker. Yvonne is my longtime friend and collaborator. I teach her films frequently in courses on feminist, queer, and documentary film. We co-edited Sisters in the Life: A History of Out African-American Media Making (2018).

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Gift from filmmaker. Barbara is a friend and colleage. She was one of the subjects of my book and documentary on feminist film history, Women of Vision. Over a long career in filmmaking, Barbara explored many styles and theories that woud allow her…

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Gift from filmmaker. Chris was a friend from Philly who worked with us on The Watermelon Woman. When I put a photo of my VHS tapes on Facebook, our mutual friend Brent Hill recognized that tape!

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Gift from filmmaker. Alisa is a longtime friend and collaborator who I met making AIDS activist video. We co-authored the Blackwell Anthology on Contemporary Documentary together many years later, and recently co-penned the manifesto "Beyond Story"…

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Gift from filmmaker. Elspeth was a friend and colleague who I met through activist AIDS video, and documentary studies. She died tragically in her 40s. 

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Purchased for teaching. When I first started teaching there really weren't that many films by women.

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Gift from filmmaker. Meema participated in a videomaking workshop that Cheryl taught in the late 80s, and that I also participated in, at Film/Video Arts in NYC. This is an early documentary that played on PBS about kids of gay and lesbian parents.

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gift from filmmaker for teaching and research.

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Dub for teaching given to me by I'm not sure by who. I was interested in how video was opening out into more honest stories of young people's lives. It worked well for teaching because it was raw.

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Gift from filmmaker. I collaborate often with Todd and his husband, P. David Ebersole, prolific queer filmmakers, writers, directos and producers. Todd and I self-distributed this film with my "Dear Gabe," both works on queer family. Hubby/Wifey is a…

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dub for teaching taken from TV airing. A great show! A PBS miniseries of poems covering the diversity of American culture.

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Gift from filmmaker. I collaborate often with Todd and his husband, David, prolific filmmakers, writers, directors and producers. P. David and I were early producers on Cheryl Dunye's HBO film, Stranger Inside.
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