White Cassandra

1968, 4:08 min, color, silent, Super 8mm film on HD video

"Aerial views of Los Angeles rooftops and a swimming pool surrounded by tan sunbathers contrast starkly with the Wheeler Ranch, hippie free land of shacks and barren landscape in Sonoma County. Is this about the filmmaker's own childhood urban lifestyle and the rural life she chose in early adult years – identifying with Cassandra, the prophet foretelling a future celebrating an end to capitalism? And what of the radical attempt to divert the small aircraft with mirrors and bow and arrows harassing the open land freestylers?" — Barbara Hammer

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1968-69, 36:37 min, color, silent