with filmmaker Jennifer Montgomery
Friday, April 10, 2009 - 7:00pm

In this all-female video remake of Deliverance, a cast of experimental filmmakers/academics (Peggy Ahwesh, Su Friedrich, Jacqueline Goss, Meredith Root and Montgomery) play mirages of themselves—urban artists looking to unplug in the unspoiled wilderness. The filmmakers follow John Boorman's original closely as the gender inversion complicates hegemonic notions of nature, power, and sexual violence, all on a stretch of river coincidentally called Beaverkill. – BAM

Introduction by Prof. Lauren Berlant

Co-sponsored by Center for Gender Studies