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Directed by Lizzie Borden
United States, 1976
Documentary, Drama


In this experimental film, Borden explores the dynamics among the members of a woman’s group.

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Regrouping Directed by Lizzie Borden

Critics reviews

It’s as much about the splintering of a group as it is the breakdown of the filmmaking process itself. The meta-conceit leads to a destabilizing, but always fascinating, experience for the spectator… Regrouping illuminates both the liberating and confining possibilities of the credo “the personal is political” — the rallying cry of second-wave feminism — in a way that few other works from that era ever dared.
February 16, 2018
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A bridge between the wild shores of the avant-garde forum and the 1976 festival’s other major strand, the Psychoanalysis and Cinema event, even though it “never gets mentioned” at the latter. Its avant-garde play with form offers, for him, a more acute reflection of the complex Lacanian terms under discussion (which he footnotes) than the majority of films programmed, although he salutes the screening of Chantal Akerman’s Jeanne Dielman (1975).
July 20, 2016
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