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  • Lorenza Mazzetti: Free

    She filmed Together (1956), her story of two deaf mutes, dock-workers in East London. They are friends boarding with a family that doesn’t want or like them. Every...

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  • Lorenza Mazzetti: Free

    The idea behind Free Cinema became official in February 1956, one month after Lorenza finished making Together. She was heartbroken, but she still had her friends, a colourful group...

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  • Lorenza Mazzetti: Free

    Lorenza returned to Italy, but her struggle to make film was only just beginning. The Italian industry didn’t know what to do with her, she told me. Her...

  • Beyond Social Fact in Susan Hiller's PSI GIRLS

    Psi Girls is comprised of five scenes projected side-by-side, each portraying a young girl performing a telekinetic act. She cites iconic moments from The Fury (1978, Brian di Palma), The Craft (1996, Andrew Fleming), Matilda (1997, Danny...

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  • Beyond Social Fact in Susan Hiller's PSI GIRLS

    Hiller said to Tillman, “Psi Girls deals with this sort of obsession with special powers of some human beings, in this case, of girls—now that’s a social fact.”4 Once a...

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  • Beyond Social Fact in Susan Hiller's PSI GIRLS

    From The Kunsthalle Nürnberg’s catalogue in 2012, Susan Hiller: From Here to Eternity: The near-critical mass of examples of such scenes from genre films . . . proves that...