Critical Writing Index

Roxie hosts Film Arts Festival, celebrates local independents

by Michael Fox

FILM/TAPE WORLD, Nov. 1992, v. 10, no. 58

Michael Fox encapsulates the outstanding independent film screenings at the Bay Area Film Festival of 1992, identifying overriding themes of identification with political ideologies, gay rights and social justice in response to ongoing current affairs. He also observes that identity is a popular theme amongst emerging talent.The personal expression embodied in independent filmmaking is celebrated by the film festival, which Fox finds lacking in mainstream feature films.

ITEM 1992.073 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Luck of the DevilMark Summers

Desire to DanceMartin Klimek

No RewindPaula Mozen

In the Shadow of the StarsIrving Saraf

In the Shadow of the StarsAllie Light

Deadly DeceptionDebra Chasnoff

M.F.K.Barbara Wornum

John Cage Talks About "Cows"Chris Felver

Life-LineMyra Levy

Adam Abdul Hakeem:One Who SurvivedThalia Drori

Boiling Point: Law and Order in San FranciscoCarla Leshne

Boiling Point: Law and Order in San FranciscoTodd Edelman

TuscaroraDavid Schickele

Return of the ScorcherTed White

A Certain GraceSandra Nettleback

Homeless Not Helpless: Opening DoorsJerry Jones

Shadow ChildrenCharlotte Beyers

Shadow ChildrenHarry Mathias

Shadow ChildrenRichard Scott

Non, Je Ne Regrette RienMarlon Riggs

Shooting Script: A TransAtlantic Love StoryLynn Hershman

Gay YouthPam Walton

Y Na Na: Woman of a Thousand PlacesYvette Torell

O No Colorado!Craig Baldwin

My Home, My PrisonSusana Blastein Munoz

My Home, My PrisonErica Marcus