Critical Writing Index

Video Verities

by Andrew O'Hehir

San Francisco Sentinel, June 17, 1988, v. 16, no. 25, p. 20

An overview, in the San Francisco Sentinel, of the 1988 SF International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. The article describes film and video highlights from several of the festival's special series, including the AIDS Video Symposium, Lesbian TV Party, Connoisseur's Corner (experimental tapes), and Sex and Drag and Rock'n'Roll. Work covered includes George Kuchar's Video Album 5, which portrays the people surrounding filmmaker Curt McDowell before his death; Nick Deocampo's Revolutions Happen Like Refrains in a Song, which explores the downfall of Marcos, a Filipino gay activist; and Lorna Boschman's Scars, which features a series of faceless interviews with people who practice self-mutilation.

ITEM 1988.121 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Video Album 5George Kuchar

Revolutions Happen Like Refrains in a SongNick Deocampo

ScarsLorna Boschman