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Hoboken Historical Museum and Thomas Edison Film Festival mark Women’s HERstory

A still from filmmaker Deborah Peretz’s film, “A Rose from My Garden” Courtesy of Deborah Peretz

On March 19, the Hoboken Historical Museum and the Thomas Edison Film Festival will kick off a Women’s HERstory month film marathon presenting three virtual programs of selected shorts by women filmmakers, including talks with the filmmakers.

Part I includes a conversation with Jane Steuerwald and filmmaker Deborah Peretz and Uliks Gryka and a screening of  Peretz’s film “A Rose from My Garden.”

Part II includes a conversation with filmmakers Lynne Sachs and Lisa Barcy along with the following films: The Ephemeral Orphanage – Animation – by Lisa Barcy, Chicago, IL, US; Carolee, Barbara & Gunvor – Documentary – by Lynne Sachs, Brooklyn, NY, US; Miracle on Central Park West – Animation – by Candy Kugel, NY, NY, US; I want to make a film about women – Documentary – by Karen Pearlman, Sydney, Australia; Ekstase – Experimental – by Marion Kellmann, Cologne, Germany; A Portrait – Documentary – by Carlotta Beck Peccoz, London, UK;  Waste Away – Animation – by Elly Stern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; On the Domestication of Sheep – Animation – by Jill Godmilow, NY, NY, US; Who Won the War – Documentary – by Francesca Di Marco, Albany, CA, US;  Lazarus – Experimental – by Tuixén Benet Cosculluela, Barcelona, Spain; and Alder – Experimental – by Vanda Ladeira, London, UK.

Part III includes conversations with filmmakers Charly and Eriel Santagado, Sophie Shui, along with the following films: Listen to Us – Documentary – by Juliana Henao, Savannah, GA, US; Dancing is an Old Friend – Experimental – by Marta Renzi, Nyack, NY, US; De-Eschatology – Experimental – by Charly and Eriel Santagado, Metuchen, NJ, US; Lullaby for a Pandemic – Experimental – by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, Lincoln, NE, US; A Trip with Mom -Narrative – by Sophie Shui, New Taipei, Taiwan; Jane – Animation – by Ilene E, Princeton, NJ, US; Radical Care: The Auntie Sewing Squad – by Valerie Soe, San Francisco, CA, US; Kapaemahu – Animation – by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, and Joe Wilson, Honolulu, HI, US; JamieSonShine – Experimental – by Phoebe Jane Hart and Jamison Hart, LA, CA, US; My Body Given for You – Experimental – by Anna-Clair Ostasenko Bogdanoff, Paris, France; and Liberate – Experimental – by Karen Lavender, Beverly Hills, CA, US.

The programs will go live on March 19 and will run through the end of the month. All three programs are available for free to the public. Donations are much appreciated.

To view the programs, go to  www.tefilmfest.org.

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To make a donation to the Hoboken Historical Museum visit https://www.hobokenmuseum.org and click on “Join & Give.”

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