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Films By 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. ... Read more
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 perspectives, combining fiction, talking heads and archival documentary sources. The central dramatic ... Read more
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 within its over-arching discourse. Friedrich combines footage of a 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser ... Read more
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 an hour this film covers more ground than some filmmakers manage in a life's work. ... "When ... Read more
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