Now I'm Turning to Face You

1982, 6:50 min, color, sound

Tajiri combines classic cinematic moments with her own text, slyly juxtaposing the power of the viewer's anonymous machinations with the illusions created by the magicians of cinema — both located out of sight, just behind the curtain/screen.

Technical Assistance: Kim Ingrinsham, John Owen. Film clips from: The Birds, The Wizard of OZ and The Lady from Shanghai.