Even if Lesbian Home Movie Project’s first collection had been a talkie, the only way to have known for sure that at least some of the women in it were lesbian would have been to have known the filmmaker or at least one of the women in the footage. As it happened, I did know
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Archives grow from what elders preserve and death releases, and winters hit the aged hard. It’s a plain truth no one can celebrate. This polar-vortex winter has been stringent, even in the south, and as 2017 turned into 2018 three women who appear in Lesbian Home Movie Project collections died — ally Barbara Ann Davis
Wild and prolific painter, sculptor, and filmmaker Jere Van Syoc transferred from Moody Bible College to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1962 with the modest intention of becoming a high school art teacher. In her earliest days at SAIC, her roommate the fiber artist Leora Stewart recalls, she still went to
By Sharon Thompson, Executive Director, Lesbian Home Movie Project Lesbian Home Movie Project (LHMP) is nosy. We won’t take footage unless the possessor agrees to help us document it. And we don’t just ask for the meat and potatoes of moving-image archives, dates and locations. We ask what was happening when the footage was captured.