The nuns from the movie Narciso Negro, the nuns who stroll by the neighborhood, the nuns and testimonies of Sister Crivelli and her sexual relationship with Sister Benedetta. A parallel montage emerges between the narrative plot of two fictional characters and these small assortments of the Imaginary order enveloping the “Brides of God”. Likewise, a narration that ultimately decides to question its own tone of voice in a film that sews amusing (and sensual) strokes about Catholicism and women beneath the religious habits. (C. A.)
An indispensable name in American avant-garde cinema and a seminal reference for lesbian voices in the production of images, Su Friedrich (1954 -) began her career in New York in the late 1970s, and has since navigated between different media, formats, and languages. To date, she has directed 25 films, working as director, photographer, and editor on most of them. She is a professor in the Visual Arts department at Princeton University, where she teaches video production.