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Welcome To This House (DVD)


by Barbara Hammer

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WelcomeTo This House (2015), a feature documentary film on the homes and loves of poet Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979), about life in the shadows, and the anxiety of art making without full lesbian self-disclosure. Barbara Hammer filmed in Bishop's 'best loved homes' in USA, Canada and Brazil believing that buildings and landscapes bear cultural memories. Interviews with poets, friends, and scholars provide 'missing documents' of numerous female lovers. Bishop's intimate poetry is beautifully performed by Kathleen Chalfant and with the creative music composition by Joan La Barbara brings Bishop into our lives with new facts and unexpected details.

Please note that this DVD is for private home use only, if the order is for an institution please contact the estate of Barbara Hammer directly: Barbara Hammer DVD.

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SKU 10129641
Subtitle A Film on Elizabeth Bishop by Barbara Hammer
Product contents 1 disc
Year 2015 (DVD 2016)
Director Hammer, Barbara
Format DVD
Publisher(s) Barbara Hammer
Countries USA
Colour Colour + B&W
Sound Stereo sound
Language(s) English
Running time 79 min
DVD region 0
Certificate N/a
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