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Films By Sadie Benning

A New Year (Sadie Benning, 1989)
Benning's dazzling first work began as a bedroom exper­iment with the PXL 2000. A pastiche of image and sound fast becomes a lucid commentary on adolescent isola­tion in a poor Milwaukee neig… Read more

FLAT IS BEAUTIFUL (Sadie Benning, 1998)
Taylor is a 12 year-old tomboy growing up in the 80s, the latch-key kid of a hard-working single mom and a self-obsessed and absent father. Emotionally and phys­ically caught between childhood an… Read more

It wasn't Love (Sadie Benning, 1992)
In her earlier work, Benning develops a filmic language that tests and gives provisionary representation to the very intimate world of her bedroom, and what it means to be Sadie growing up (and out) … Read more

The Judy Spots (Sadie Benning, 1995)
A five-part animated video for an MTV special on women's health issues. Integrating puppets, drawings, cut-outs, video and masking techniques, Benning cre­ates a pocket-size geography permeated b… Read more

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