Influences of My Mother

  • Influences of My Mother

  • Artist: Sara Diamond
  • Year: 1982
  • Duration: 26:00
  • Country: Canada
  • Images of the artist s mother, stories of growing up in a heady enviroment of socialist thought and Jewish identity during the McCarthy era, and the artist s own process of growth both away from and towards her mother, are negotiated through the work of grieving. A Canadian feminist video art classic, this video is also a personal testimony. In the artist s words, "it was an important way for me resolve my intense feeling over my mother s death."

  • Accession #: 1052
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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