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Double Strength

Barbara HAMMER

  • USA
  • 1978
  • 15min
  • 18 +
  • DCP
  • color
  • Documentary

A poetic study of the stages of a lesbian relationship by two women performance artists from honeymoon, through struggle, to break-up, to enduring friendship. Starring Terry SENDGRAFF on trapeze.

Director

  • Barbara HAMMER
    Barbara Hammer is an internationally recognized film artist who has made 80 films/videos making a significant contribution to lesbian and gay cinema. Her experimental films of the 1970’s often dealt with taboo subjects such as menstruation, female orgasm, and lesbian sexuality. In the 80’s, she used optical printing to explore perception and the fragility of 16mm film life itself. Her documentaries tell the stories of marginalized people who have been hidden from history and are often essay films which is multi-leveled and engaging audiences with the goal of activating them to make social change.