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Uniform Title Born in flames (Motion picture)
Title Born in flames / a film by Lizzie Borden ; story, editing consultant, Ed Bowes ; produced, directed, edited by Lizzie Borden
Published [New York] : [First Run Features], [1983]


Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 80 min.)) : sound, color
Summary This movie that rocked the foundations of the early Indie film world, this provocative, thrilling and still-relevant classic is a comic fantasy of female rebellion set in America ten years after the Second American Revolution. When Adelaide Norris, the black radical founder of the Woman's Army, is mysteriously killed, a diverse coalition of women - across all lines of race, class, and sexual preference - emerges to blow the System apart. Featuring early cameos by Kathryn Bigelow and Eric Bogosian
Notes Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
Credits Camera, Ed Bowes, Al Santana ; music, The Bloods, Ibis, The Red Crayola ; special effects, Hisao Taya
Cast Honey, Adele Bertei, Jeanne Satterfield, Florynce Kennedy
Notes English language soundtrack with optional English closed-captioning
MPAA rating: Not rated
Berlin International Film Festival, Reader Jury of the "Zitty," 1983
Créteil International Women's Film Festival, Grand Prix, 1983
Online resource; title from title frames (Kanopy, viewed May 24, 2022)
Subject Feminists -- Drama
Women -- Social conditions -- Drama
Murder -- Drama
Sexism -- Drama
Classism -- Drama
Racism -- Drama
Heterosexism -- Drama
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
SUBJECT United States -- Social conditions -- Drama
Genre/Form Motion pictures
Internet videos
Independent films
Films for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Documentary-style films.
Independent films.
Fantasy films.
Comedy films.
Dystopian films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Internet videos.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Films fantastiques.
Films comiques.
Films dystopiques.
Films de fiction.
Vidéos sur Internet.
Vidéos pour personnes handicapées auditives.
Form Streaming video
Author Borden, Lizzie, 1958- film director, film producer, editor of moving image work.
Bowes, Ed, director of photography, screenwriter
Santana, Alfred J., director of photography.
Honey, actor.
Bertei, Adele, actor.
Satterfield, Jeanne, actor.
Kennedy, Florynce, 1916-2000, actor.
Bloods (Musical group), composer (expression), performer.
Red Crayola (Musical group), composer (expression), performer.
Ibis (Musical group), composer (expression), performer.
First-Run Features (Firm), publisher.