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SFA to screen 'Who Does She Think She Is?'

March 24, 2010 - Sylvia Bierschenk

The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and Friends of the Visual Arts will present a one-night screening of "Who Does She Think She Is?" at 7 p.m. Friday, April 2, at The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, 329 E. Main St. in downtown Nacogdoches.

The 73-minue film was directed by Pamela Tanner Boll, co-executive producer of the Academy Award-winning Best Documentary Feature "Born Into Brothels."

Through the life stories of five women, "Who Does She Think She Is?" explores some of the most problematic intersections of our time: mothering and creativity, partnering and independence, economics and art, explained Christian Cutler, director of SFA galleries.

The film invites the audience to consider both the ancient legacies of women worshipped as cultural muses and more modern times when most people can't even name a handful of female artists, he continued.

"Who Does She Think She Is?" was named Best Documentary at the 2008 Baltimore Film Festival and Best of Show at the 2008 Colony Film Festival.

The film is sponsored in part by Nacogdoches Junior Forum and Stephanie Stephens, attorney.

Prior to the screening, a short video about Judy Pfaff, juror for SFA's "Texas National 2010" competition, will be shown.

For more information, please call (936) 468-1131.