Mary Ann Toman

Female Offender, The (1994) 16mm, black and white, 32 min

Genre: Narrative, Experimental

Keywords: history, political_social activism

An exploration of the space where femininity and criminality collide. The film collages archival footage clips culled from silent films, original footage and computer-generated imagery with a series of narratives drawn from true crime confessions, early criminological texts, and the filmmaker's own reflections. The result is a cool and piercing meditation on the way the categories of "woman" and "criminal" have been constructed.

Rental: $75.00
16mm Rental: $75.00

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