Paris was a woman [videorecording] / Jezebel Productions & Cicada Films in association with Salzgeber Medien ; produced by Greta Schiller, Andrea Weiss, and Frances Berrigan ; written and researched by Andrea Weiss ; directed by Greta Schiller.

Contributor(s): Schiller, Greta | Weiss, Andrea (Film producer) | Berrigan, Frances J | Stevenson, Juliet | Jezebel Productions | Cicada Films | Salzgeber Medien (Firm) | Zeitgeist FilmsMaterial type: FilmFilmPublisher number: Z1043 | Zeitgeist VideoLanguage: English, French Original language: French Publication details: New York, N.Y. : Zeitgeist Films, 2003. Description: 1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 inUniform titles: Paris was a woman (Motion picture) Subject(s): Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 | Toklas, Alice B | Colette, 1873-1954 | Barnes, Djuna | Beach, Sylvia | Flanner, Janet, 1892-1978 | Laurencin, Marie, 1883-1956 | Monnier, Adrienne | Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 | Women and literature -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century | Women artists -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century | Women intellectuals -- France -- Paris -- Biography | Women authors, American -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century | Women authors, English -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century | Lesbians -- France -- Paris -- Biography | Lesbian community -- France -- Paris -- History | Paris (France) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | Rive gauche (Paris, France) -- Intellectual life -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Documentary films.DDC classification: 944.36/086643 LOC classification: DC752.R52|bP3 2003 Production credits: Camera, Nurith Aviv, Renato Tonelli, Fawn Yacker ; music, Janette Mason.Narrator: Juliet Stevenson; voices: Maureen Ali, Gillian Hanna, Margaret Robertson.Summary: Utilizing groundbreaking research, newly-discovered home movies, and intimate storytelling that intertwines interview with anecdote, this documentary re-creates the mood and flavor of a unique female artistic community who flocked to the City of Lights during its most magical era.Summary: Through a combination of still photos, archival film footage, and interview commentary, this film documents the creative community of French, English and American women, many of whom were lesbians, who gravitated to the Left Bank in Paris during the early part of the 20th century.
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Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995.

Camera, Nurith Aviv, Renato Tonelli, Fawn Yacker ; music, Janette Mason.

Narrator: Juliet Stevenson; voices: Maureen Ali, Gillian Hanna, Margaret Robertson.

Utilizing groundbreaking research, newly-discovered home movies, and intimate storytelling that intertwines interview with anecdote, this documentary re-creates the mood and flavor of a unique female artistic community who flocked to the City of Lights during its most magical era.

Through a combination of still photos, archival film footage, and interview commentary, this film documents the creative community of French, English and American women, many of whom were lesbians, who gravitated to the Left Bank in Paris during the early part of the 20th century.

DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; full screen (aspect ratio: 1.33:1).

In English and French with English subtitles.

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