Outcast Films A-Z
NO ONE by Su Friedrich
"The visual material of
But No One corresponds to the waking world
of the filmmaker…
OF SRIKANDI A film by Children of Srikandi Collective
In CHILDREN OF SRIKANDI, participants collectively worked as
crew members or actresses in each other’s film, with individual
stories ranging from observational documentary and concept art
to personal essay.
HANDS, WARM HEART by Su Friedrich
"Filmed on the
streets of New York's Lower East Side, Cool Hands, Warm
Heart, creates a unusually original vision.
AND UNUSUAL by Janet Baus, Dan Hunt and Reid Williams
Most states separate prisoners by genitalia alone, so pre-op,
transgender women are placed in men’s correctional facilities,
where they find themselves vulnerable and preyed upon.
IF YOU DON’T by Su Friedrich
You Don’t is Friedrich’s subversive and
ecstatic response to her Catholic upbringing.
COMES LOVE by Su Friedrich
Friedrich’s film is a sumptuous and deeply felt examination
of the timeless ritual of marriage.
DOWN THE STREAM by Su Friedrich
the Stream can be described about as easily as you
can hold on to a handful of water.
REDESIGNER by Johnny Bergman
reveals the true story of finding balance between
family and between masculine and feminine living in a rural
RENOVATION by Sue Friedrich
tells the inside story of the rezoning, demolition and repurposing
of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
OF A PIN, THE by Su Friedrich
The Head of a
Pin reveals the awkward ruminations of the filmmaker
and her friends as they attempt to learn about nature.
AND SEEK by Su Friedrich
Hide and Seek
tells the story of Lou, a twelve year old girl coming to terms
with her budding sexuality in the mid 1960’s.
AVENGERS EAT FIRE TOO, THE by Su Friedrich and Janet Baus
This film documents the first year of actions by The Lesbian
Avengers, a group of bold and brazen New York City activists
fighting for recognition and equal rights for lesbians everywhere.
OF RECOVERY, THE by Su Friedrich
After a twenty year period of multiple illnesses and injuries,
Friedrich turns the camera on herself as a way to analyze her
chances for a happier, healthier life.
PROFITS PROTEST: CHRONICLE OF THE GLOBAL AIDS MOVEMENT by
Anne-christine d’Adesky, Shanti Avirgan, Ann Rossetti
ACTS by Madsen Minax
is a 'trans-fabulous' rockumentary representing the multi-dimensional
lives of transgender and gender variant musicians.
BOTTOM follows the journeys of seven gay men struggling
with meth addiction and recovery against a backdrop of an emerging
second wave of HIV infection.
OF THE ROAD by Su Friedrich
Rules of the Road
is the story of a love affair and its demise through
one of the objects shared by the couple: an old beige station
wagon with fake wood paneling.
TISSUE by Su Friedrich
"... powerful and economic.
Setting out to film street activity, Friedrich ends up with
basically two images - women's legs skittering in high heels,
and men's midsections…
A BOY I KNEW by Gwen Haworth
Finding self-empowerment through self-representation, SHE’S
A BOY I KNEW is a comic, heartbreaking, and uplifting
autobiography that focuses on the interpersonal relationships
of a family who unexpectedly find their bonds strengthening
as they overcome their preconceptions of gender and sexuality.
IN AN EPIDEMIC by Jean Carlomusto
This ground-breaking film places the history of safer sex education
on a trajectory with current HIV prevention while exploring
the personal, political and structural challenges that have
continually hampered the best efforts of HIV educators and community
groups to curb HIV infection rates in the United States.
RED by Su Friedrich
In Seeing Red, three elements run parallel,
overlap, diverge, lock horns and in various other ways give
voice to the notion that a color, a melody, or a person has
OR SWIM by Su Friedrich
A contemporary classic and a landmark in autobiographical filmmaking,
Sink or Swim is an unflinching account of the
highly charged relationship between a daughter and her father.
STILL AROUND is a feature length compilation of 15 short films
about HIV/AIDS that weaves a diverse slate of stories into one
powerful video AIDS quilt of our times.
THAT BIND, THE by Su Friedrich
The Ties That
Bind is a powerful meditation on political responsibility
and personal loss as seen through the story of the filmmaker’s
mother, who grew up in Nazi Germany.
THE KNOT by Jim de Seve
Three years in the making, Jim de Sève's powerful documentary
on same-sex marriage provides a much needed historical and legal
perspective to the political war being waged in the nation today.