Critical Writing Index

A Little Groening, a Little Allegory

by Randi Spires

The Toronto Star, Jan. 5, 1990

Listing of videos and performances occuring in Toronto at the time. The Second Animation Celebration includes episodes of The Simpsons by Matt Groening, Rarg by Tony Collingwood and a film called Lazar. The Euclid Theatre presents an evening of feminist strategies and stories, including performances by Amy Gotlieb, The Hummer Sisters, Tanya Mars and Nancy Nicol. Innis Film presents Phil Hoffman's Kitchener-Berlin, the last in his series of autobiographical films, as well asThe Road Ended at the Beach, a road movie that ends with Hoffman meeting filmaker/photgrapher Robert Frank.

ITEM 1990.072 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Life in HellMatt Groening

The SimpsonsMatt Groening

RargTony Collingwood


Tempest In A TeapotAmy Gotlieb

Hormone WarzoneThe Hummer Sisters

Pure VirtueTanya Mars

The Struggle for Choice: Part I: The Abortion CaravanNancy Nicol

Kitchener-BerlinPhil Hoffman

On The PondPhil Hoffman

The RiverPhil Hoffman

Passing Through/Torn FormationsPhil Hoffman

?0,Zoo!Phil Hoffman

The Road Ended at the BeachPhil Hoffman

Pull My DaisyRobert Frank