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First Comes Love

USA, 1991 (MIFF 1992, Experimental)

Director: Su Friedrich

Last year's Grand Prix winner Su Friedrich (Sink or Swim), returns with something of a departure from her usual style First Comes Love uses footage shot at weddings, married with a soundtrack of pop-soul romantic clas­sics, to build a pungent comment on wedlock, with one killer punch.

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Rules of the Road

USA, 1993
MFF's '91's Grand Prix winner Su Friedrich's (Sink or Swmi) latest film is a slyly subversive take on dominant male car culture and the dif­ficulty of carving out a feminine or lesbian space with… More »

Sink or Swim

USA, 1990
Friedrich's latest film, Sink or Swim, about her difficult relationship with her father, is both precise and wonderfully suggestive, at once readily accessible and dense with allusion, in less than a… More »

HIDE AND SEEK

USA, 1996
This beautifully crafted short feature, examin­ing adolescent lesbian identity in the 1960s, is an absolute gem. Director Su Friedrich approaches her subject from a number of differ­ent persp… More »

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