Lynne Fernie

Lynne Fernie 1946 -

Lynne Fernie is a widely respected film-maker, multi-disciplinary artist and cultural activist. A prolific cultural producer, Lynne is best known for her films, which include the much-loved lesbian classic Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives with Aerlyn Weissman, a film which won numerous awards and has been broadcast internationally. The two also collaborated on the award-winning Fiction and Other Truths: A Film About Jane Rule. Lynne was a founding collective member of Fireweed: A Feminist Quarterlyand co-editor of Lesbiantics, the first lesbian issue in 1982. She also curated Sight Specific at A Space Gallery (Toronto) in 1987, a group exhibition of lesbian visual art. Lynne is currently working on a new film for elementary school children. (1998 Induction Statement)

Cinéaste, artiste multidisciplinaire et militante culturelle surtout connue pour ses films qui incluent le classique lesbian acclamé, Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives.

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Lynne Fernie 1946 -
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11.5 x 17cm (W x H)