Almost the Cocktail Hour

16mm, color, sound, 56 min
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A hybrid experimental narrative/biography that interprets Jane Bowles as a woman paralyzed by conflict – an expatriate, lesbian, alcoholic, and wife of the more celebrated writer Paul Bowles. "A thoughtful ...
Rental format: 16mm $130.00

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A hybrid experimental narrative/biography that interprets Jane Bowles as a woman paralyzed by conflict – an expatriate, lesbian, alcoholic, and wife of the more celebrated writer Paul Bowles.
"A thoughtful and unique consideration of writer Jane Bowles as well as a sympathetic sketch of the desire to claim her, to connect with her, generations later." – Carl Bogner, the Milwaukee Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Films

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    I Begin to Know You
    Experimental

    I Begin to Know You
    Lana Lin

    16mm, color, sound, 3 min
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    • Found Footage
    • Political / Social Activism
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    Sphere: Circle: Round
    Experimental

    Sphere: Circle: Round
    Lana Lin

    16mm, color, sound, 2 min
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    • Found Footage
    • Structural
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    Through the Door
    Experimental

    Through the Door
    Lana Lin

    16mm, color, sound, 3 min
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    • Films About Film
    • Found Footage
    • Structural
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    Mizu Shobal (Water Business)
    Experimental

    Mizu Shobal (Water Business)
    Lana Lin

    16mm, color, sound, 12 min
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    • Ethnographic
    • Political / Social Activism
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    Stranger Baby
    Experimental

    Stranger Baby
    Lana Lin

    16mm, color, sound, 14 min
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    • Philosophical
    • Political / Social Activism
    • Ethnographic
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    Taiwan Video Club
    Experimental

    Taiwan Video Club
    Lana Lin

    video, color, sound, 14 min
    Rental format: VHS NTSC
    • Ethnographic
    • Films About Film
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    No Power to Push Up the Sky
    Experimental

    No Power to Push Up the Sky
    Lana Lin

    video, color, sound, 23 min
    Rental format: VHS NTSC
    • Ethnographic
    • Political / Social Activism
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    Mysterial Power
    Experimental

    Mysterial Power
    Lana Lin

    video, color, sound, 53 min
    Rental format: VHS NTSC
    • Ethnographic
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
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    Unidentified Vietnam No. 18
    Documentary
    Experimental
    Installation

    Unidentified Vietnam No. 18
    Lana Lin

    color and b/w, sound, 30 min
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    • Ethnographic
    • Films About Film
    • Found Footage
    • History
    • LGBT / Queer