23.05.2008 | Babylon: Mitte, Rosa-Luxemburg-Strasse 30, 10178 Berlin-Mitte

Now we are persons! Cinenova, women’s film and video distribution

Friday, May 23, 2008 / 8 pm

Babylon: Mitte, Rosa-Luxemburg-Strasse 30, 10178 Berlin-Mitte, U2 Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz


A curated selection of rarely screened short films by women sets the stage for Lizzie Borden’s masterpiece feature length, Born in Flames, a film made over several years and combining footage from the lives of actors and scripted scenes with a cast that includes Civil Rights activist Flo Kennedy, film director Kathryn Bigelow, and Adele Bertei from the band, The Contortions. Born In Flames attempts to visualize the desires of women who want revolution over bourgeois radicalism. · Dyketactics (Barbara Hammer, USA, 1974, 4 min) · Boys in the Backyard (Annette Kennerly, GB, 1997, 22 min) · Hairpiece (Ayoka Chenzira, USA, 1982, 10 min) · Uranium Hex (Sandra Lahire, GB, 1987, 11 min) · Born in Flames (Lizzie Borden, USA, 1982, 80 min). Emma Hedditch, born 1972, is a visual artist and writer and has been a co-organizer of London’s Cinenova Women’s Film and Video Distribution since 2000. She lives and works in London (GB).


10th Berlin Biennale