As a queer person, it’s a relief to watch work like this. It gives us permission to just be free, to just be queer, to just be ourselves. That’s what great queer cinema can accomplish.
Barbara Hammer was the evidence that living a queer life could be good, and long, and full of wonder at a time when I felt like this was all was out of reach.
Barbara Hammer, the first lesbian filmmaker: how I have a giddy schoolgirl crush on her, one degree of separation from her and how she definitely has it out for Freud.