Without You, I'm Nothing

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Title

Without You, I'm Nothing

Subject

queer, whiteness, racism, feminist, performance, woman director

Description

I taught this film for many years. It felt utterly cutting edge to me, primarily for its no-holds-barred attack on racism from Sandra Bernhard's debased position of whiteness. It's cheeky queerness also felt utterly new in its time.

Date

1990

Contributor

Sandra Bernhard

Format

VHS

Language

English

Type

comedy film

Abstract

"Sandra Bernhard stars in a studio version of her off-Broadway show, blending re-enactments of the original show's pieces with concept vignettes and 'testimonials' to underscore the relationship between a performer and an audience." (IMDB)

Moving Image Item Type Metadata

Duration

90 minutes

Producer

Jonathan D. Krane

Director

John Boskovich

Files

without_you_im_nothing.jpg

Citation

“Without You, I'm Nothing,” VHS Activism Archive , accessed August 12, 2022, https://activismvhs.omeka.net/items/show/663.

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