Media Arts Program
 


Monday, November 14, 1988

WAYS IN BEING GAY

Presented at:
Hallwalls

Jim Hubbard: HISTORY OF THE GAY MOVEMENT. Films by Jim Hubbard include: MARCH ON (1990, 7 min. super 8, silent); STOP THE MOVIE (1980, 12 min. super 8, silent); JUNE 12 1982 (1982, 3 min. super 8, silent,); BLUES (1983, 8 min. super 8, silent); HOMOSEXUAL DESIRE IN MINNESOTA (1980-85, 40 min. super 8, sound). [First biannual WAYS IN BEING GAY festival, founded by Ron Ehmke. The title, (which like "Hallwalls" itself, everybody gets wrong) is taken from a recurrent phrase in a Gertrude Stein story. Features return engagements by Tim Miller and Holly Hughes in their pre-"NEA 4" days, along with dozens of other artists and writers from across the country. Hallwalls writer-in-resident Hughes appears as a featured participant in the First International Women Playwrights Conference, and organizes some conference events at Hallwalls. — E.C.]


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