Dotted Lines: Women Filmmakers Connect the Past and the Present

4/6/10 to 4/21/10

A miniseries of works by women exploring personal and global histories through the film essay form. Irene Lusztig, Lynne Sachs, and Amie Siegel will be present to discuss their work.

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  • Reconstruction, April 6

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Past Films


    • Wednesday, April 21 7:30 pm

    Amie Siegel (U.S., 2008). Amie Siegel in person. Disparate interviews and incidents gradually cohere into an essay on issues of history, state control, personal identity, and memory in the former East Germany. (135 mins)

  • States of Belonging: Films by Lynne Sachs

    • Tuesday, April 13 7:30 pm

    (U.S., 1994–2009). Lynne Sachs in person. In The Last Happy Day, Sachs profiles a cousin who fled the Nazis and translated Winnie the Pooh into Latin; Which Way Is East, made with her sister Dana, observes life in postwar Vietnam. With short Tornado. (74 mins)

  • Reconstruction

    • Tuesday, April 6 7:30 pm

    Irene Lusztig (U.S., 2001). Irene Lusztig in person. Searching for information about her grandmother, a participant in a notorious bank heist in communist Romania in 1959, Lusztig sifts through the facts and fictions of Romania's totalitarian past. (90 mins)