FROM THE LADIES

by Holly FISHER
1978 / 16mm / color / sound and silent / 1S / 20' 00

Filmed in the multiple-mirrored women’s powder room of the NYC Holiday Inn: a space simultaneously seductive and vulgar, in which the most visible image was myself looking at myself with Bolex in-hand. Here is a room exclusively my own, and so the site for slippery play between myself as subject, object, maker, and woman. Slow pans in wide sweeping arcs, capturing anyone walking through, transform to an abstract swirl of motion and emotion. Filmmaker at play with the gaze...

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distribution format Digital file on USB stick (HD)
screen 1,37 - Standard (single screen)
speed 24 fps
sound sound
original language English
rental fee 79,00 €