Critical Writing Index

Women's Work: The Walker's Month-Long Women in the Director's Chair series charts feminine diversity

by Terri Sutton

City Pages, Jan. 5, 1994, p. 15

The article is a critique of Women in the Director's Chair Festival. In the article, Terri Sutton focuses on the cultural diversity of works and artists in the Festival, and the emergence of a community in media arts for women.

Women In The Director's Chair series, showcases female film and videomakers whose representations of women foreground diversity and ponder connections with other women as well as men. The series includes two nights of local film and video entitled Home Girls, creating a forum for videomakers to have their work seen and discussed. Women In The Director's Chair focuses on community-building, promoting women's efforts in creative media.

ITEM 1994.086 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Daughters of DustJane Campion

D'estLina Wertmuller

From Hollywood to Hanoi

Warrior MarksAdrian Lyne


Consider Anything, Only Don't CryJoe Eszterhas

Alive From Off CenterJulie Dash

Amongst FriendsChantal Ackerman

Living in Half TonesTiana Thi Thanh Nga

Pratibha Parma

Alice Walker

Lu Lippold

Helen DeMichiel

Helen DeMichiel

Rob Weiss

Karen Me Kyung Muckenhirn

Karen Feinberg