A Portrait Of The Artist As An Old(er) Woman
30 minutes / All ages / 2007 / United States of America / Average:
Three octogenarian women artists whose art informs their identity, share their vision and experiences to give us insight into creative energy and vitality that is not hampered by age.
Three octogenarian women artists – Margaret K. Johnson, Printmaker, Hanna Eshel, sculptor and Hava Mehutan, sculptor -- whose art inform their identity, give us insight into creative energy that is not hampered by age.
On-camera interviews are woven together with archival films, home movies and images of their work, to tell their story of life wrapped around art.
The three artists were born and raised in the early part of the 20th century, an era that did not provide support for women to pursue their career choices. Nevertheless, these women radiate with energy, a vibrant strength of spirit, passion, and commitment to the pursuit of Art. Through childhood, marriage and raising a family – art has been their vehicle to maintain vitality.
CastNarrator: Germaine Greer
2008 Women in Film Festival (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
New Jersey Film Festival at Cape May
EYE AM, Women Behind the Lens (New York City)
Tank Film / New Docs, 2008 (New York City)
Mosaic Film Festival (Bloomington, Indiana)
National Museum of Women in the Arts’ Festival of Film (Washington, D.C)