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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Leslie Thornton, Su Friedrich, and Abigail Child Leslie Thornton, Su Friedrich, Abigail Child, and American Avant-Garde Film of the Eighties William Wees 2. Chantal Akerman Chantal Akerman's Revisionist Aesthetic Jerry White 3. Maya Deren and Germaine Dulac The Violence of Desire in Avant-Garde Films Maureen Turim 4. Nina Menkes Allegory, Politics, and the Avant-Garde Jean Petrolle 5. Lourdes Portillo, Rea Tajiri, and Cheryl Dunye History and Falsehood in Experimental Autobiographies Kathleen McHugh 6. Sally Potter Passion, Politics, and Production in The Tango Lesson Lucy Fischer 7. Yvonne Rainer Yvonne Rainer's Avant-Garde Melodramas Patricia Levin 8. Safi Faye and Trinh T. Minh-ha Safi Faye and Trinh T. Minh-ha Gwendolyn Audrey Foster 9. Faith Hubley and Caroline Leaf Two Sisters Amy Lawrence 10. Marie Menken, Carolee Schneemann, Marjorie Keller, Anne Charlotte Robertson and Rose Lowder Avant-Gardens Scott MacDonald Bibliography Filmography Distributor Contact Information Contributor Information
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Experimental films -- History and criticism.
Women motion picture producers and directors -- Biography.