Barbara Hammer Birthday Dykes, Camera, ActionTo Celebrate the birthday of Barbara Hammer on May 15  Frameline Virtual Cinema releases Dykes, Camera, Action! 

On Friday, May 15 Frameline celebrates the birthday of the inimitable filmmaker Barbara Hammer with the virtual cinema release of Dykes, Camera, Action!

This feature documentary explores the rich legacy of lesbian cinema Hammer inspired as one of the preeminent female filmmakers of the 20th century and the first openly gay female director in America.

The film is presented in partnership with the Roxie Cinema in San Francisco and includes a panel discussion featuring Dykes, Camera, Action! Director Caroline Berler, Hammer’s partner of 31 years Florrie Burke, and filmmakers Desiree Akhavan, Vicky Du, and Kimberly Reed.

Moderated by Jenni Olson, this discussion will explore the effects of the recent changes in Hollywood and the status quo on female filmmakers.

Dykes, Camera, Action! will continue its virtual cinema release through the end of June in arthouse cinemas nationwide.

For more information, and to purchase tickets to Dykes, Camera, Action!, check out the event page.

Dykes, Camera, Action! Trailer | 2018 Documentary Features
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