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About

Amelia Productions produced fourteen videotapes between 1980 and 1982. Collective members were Billie Carroll, Sarah Davidson, Sara Diamond, Ellen Frank, and Gay Hawley.

Amelia’s intent was to elaborate on issues that were ignored, abbreviated or were given biased coverage in mainstream media. The struggle documentaries were meant to give voice to the disenfranchised. They were often undertaken in immediate response to political events. The video was shot and as quickly as possible broadcast through the community cable channel. They were subsequently distributed through the newly established artist-run distribution networks, feminist distributors, like Women In Focus, and through the communities they covered.

 

Amelia Productions Materials in the Sara Diamond fonds

The Sara Diamond fonds includes Amelia Productions videotapes and miscellaneous ephemera from her time working with the collective.

 

Access

Descriptions of videos can be found at Video Out.

Amelia Productions are actively distributing their videos.For information on rental or purchase, contact distribution@vivomediaarts.com

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