A Litany For Survival: The Life & Work of Audre Lorde


1h 30m 1995

Brief Synopsis

A series of interviews with the late poet, essayist, and civil rights activist Audre Lorde--an African-American lesbian who struggled against breast cancer and turned survival into an art.

Film Details

Also Known As
Litany For Survival: The Life & Work of Audre Lorde
Release Date
1995

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

A series of interviews with the late poet, essayist, and civil rights activist Audre Lorde--an African-American lesbian who struggled against breast cancer and turned survival into an art.

Film Details

Also Known As
Litany For Survival: The Life & Work of Audre Lorde
Release Date
1995

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Awarded the audience prize for best feature documentary at the 1995 San Francisco International Film Festival.

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Panorama) February 9-20, 1995.

Shown at Contemporary African Diaspora Film Festival in New York City November 28 - December 14, 1997.

Shown at I Mostra internacional de cinema gai i lesbic in Barcelona, Spain October 23-29, 1995.

Shown at IMAGE & NATION gaie et lesbienne: festival international de cinema et de video de Montreal November 2-12, 1995.

Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) in New York City September 17-24, 1995.

Shown at International Gay & Lesbian Pride Film Festival in Tampa, FL September 29 - October 8, 1995.

Shown at New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 1-11, 1995.

Shown at OUTFEST '95: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 6-16, 1995.

Shown at Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 6-16, 1995.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 20 - May 4, 1995.

Shown at Sundance Film Festival (in competition) in Park City, Utah January 19-29, 1995.

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