Hide and Seek
Film Hide and Seek + Janine Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAM Rose Cinemas
Feb 13, 2019
  • 7PM
Running Time: 75min

Queer cinema pioneers Su Friedrich and Cheryl Dunye explore the joys and struggles of lesbian adolescence.

MEMBERS: $7.50 (free for Level 4 and above)

Hide and Seek

Dir. Su Friedrich
With Chelsea Holland, Ariel Mara, Linzy Martinelli
1996, 65min, 16mm


Like Riggs, the films of Su Friedrich artfully blend narrative, documentary, and avant-garde techniques to explore queer sexuality and identity. In the 1960s-set Hide and Seek, the story of a twelve-year-old girl’s coming of age is interspersed with clips from retro sex education films and interviews with lesbians who share their own stories of growing up to create a rich, kaleidoscopic vision of the joys and heartaches of adolescence.


Dir. Cheryl Dunye
1990, 10min


Pioneering black lesbian filmmaker Cheryl Dunye (The Watermelon Woman) explores issues of race, class, and sexual identity through the story of her high-school friendship with a white girl.