by Barbara HAMMER
2010 / 16mm / color-b&w / sound / 1S / 30' 00

“Generations” is a film about mentoring and passing on the tradition of personal experimental filmmaking. Seventy-year-old acclaimed director Barbara Hammer hands her camera to Gina Carducci, an aspiring queer filmmaker. The women, each shooting her own footage during the last days of Astroland at Coney Island, find that the inevitable fact of ageing echoes in the architecture of the amusement park. Separately editing their respective footage, the filmmakers ultimately blend their work, thereby creating a true generational, experimental document.

World premiere at MoMA; winner of the Teddy Award for Best Short Film at the Berlin Film Festival; and winner of the Director's Choice Award at the Black Maria Film and Video Festival.


distribution format 16mm
screen 1,37 - Standard (single screen)
speed 24 fps
sound optical sound
original language English
rental fee 90,00 €