Capturing lesbian history with a not-so-usual comedic viewpoint

Berlo, Beth
November 2001
Bay Windows;11/8/2001, pN.PAG
Film Review
Reviews three motion pictures written and directed by lesbian filmmaker Barbara Hammer. "History Lessons"; "Dyketactics"; "My Babushka: Searching Ukrainian Identities."


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