Barbara Hammer was in person last Tuesday to screen her new film, WELCOME TO THIS HOUSE.
Barbara Hammer has made over 70 films investingating queer identity that use experimental, documentary and narrative forms. Her latest film WELCOME to THIS HOUSE explores the life of Pulitzer prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop and her many lives and loves across socially accepted boundaries. The film features narration by Kathleen Chalfant and original music composed by Joan La Barbara.
Left to right: Professor Michelle Handelman, Filmmaker Barbara Hammer, Professor Amy Lemmon. Photo by Max Hechtman
The series is supported by the Diversity Council, the Student-Faculty Corporation, the School of Liberal Arts, the Department of Film, Media and Performing Arts and the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.
Next Screening: IN THE EYE OF THE SPIRAL, directed by Eve Blouin and Raynald Leconte, will screen on Tues, Nov. 15 at 6:30pm