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American filmmaker

Barbara Hammer is ...

Born 15 May 1939 in Hollywood
Died 16 Mar 2019 in Manhattan
Age79 years, 10 months
Causeovarian cancer
Barbara Hammer
Barbara Hammer
Barbara Hammer at the 2014 Art+Feminism Wikipedia Editathon at Eyebeam. This is a cropped version of ArtAndFeminismNYC-HardAtWork05.jpg with a more descriptive title.

About Barbara Hammer

Barbara Jean Hammer (May 15, 1939 – March 16, 2019) was an American feminist filmmaker known for being one of the pioneers of lesbian film whose career spanned over 50 years. Hammer is known for having created experimental films dealing with women's issues such as gender roles, lesbian relationships and coping with aging and family. She resided in New York City and Kerhonkson, New York, and taught each summer at the European Graduate School.


Barbara Hammer has worked on the following films: