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Su Friedrich Collection

Su Friedrich

Since 1978, Su Friedrich has made nearly two dozen acclaimed films – many recognized as masterworks of personal documentary and experimental queer cinema. The collection at the Academy Film Archive includes about 80 items, encompassing super 8mm originals for some of her earliest films, such as “Scar Tissue” and “Cool Hands, Warm Heart” (both produced in 1979), as well as masters and other printing elements for her best known works, including “The Ties that Bind” (1984), “Sink or Swim” (1990), “Rules of the Road” (1993), and “Hide and Seek” (1996).


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