: Filmography :

Alexandra Juhasz
 

Dr. Alexandra Juhasz produced the feature films The Owls, and The Watermelon Woman, as well as nearly fifteen educational documentaries on feminist issues like teenage sexuality, AIDS, and sex education.

Alexandra.Juhasz@brooklyn.cuny.edu

 

Video Exhibitions and Screenings  |  Feature Film: Producer  |  Documentary Video Production

SELECTED VIDEO EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS


> International Film Festivals:
  
Sundance, Berlin, Toronto, Hong Kong, Creteil, Seoul, Flaherty.

> Gay and Lesbian Film Festivals:
  
New York, LA, San Francisco, Toronto, Torino, London.

> Museums:
  
The Whitney Biennial, Guggenheim, New Museum, Museo del Bario, LACE,
  London ICA, Wexner Center for the Arts.

> TV/net:
  
Sundance, BET, IFC, Free Speech TV, kcet.org/explore-ca.

PerpiTube: Hyper-Modern-Post-Alter-Anti, CAA video-art show, 2012.

The Owls: Berlin, Palm Springs, LA/SF/NY Gay and Lesbian, 2010.

SCALE: London Gay and Lesbian Festival screenings,
snagfilms.com, FreeSpeechtv.org.
Purchase a copy of this video by email to Alexandra.Juhasz@brooklyn.cuny.edu
Learn more, visit scalethedocumentary.com
VIEW IT
on YouTube.com.

VIDEO REMAINS: MIX, New Festival, Outfest, London Gay and Lesbian, Flaherty Seminar, Exit Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Silverlake, Rutgers, UCSB, UCLA, NYU, University of Illinois, Irvine, Chaffee College, Cal Arts, kcet.org/explore-ca, 2005-06.
Purchase a copy of this video by email to Alexandra.Juhasz@brooklyn.cuny.edu

DEAR GABE: Seoul International Women's, Berlin Lesbian Film Festival. New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Rochester Gay and Lesbian Film Festivals, 2003. REEL Mothers, 2009.
VIEW IT at snagfilms.com

NAMING PRAIRIE: Official selection, Sundance 2002. New York, Toronto, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festivals. Cleaveland Int.
Airs: Through the Lens. Seventh Art Releasing.
VIEW IT at snagfilms.com

RELEASED: Grassroots distribution to prisoners and prison rights organizations.
Airs on Free Speech TV.
Purchase a copy of this video by email to Alexandra.Juhasz@brooklyn.cuny.edu

WOMEN OF VISION: Cal Arts, Occidental College, USC, University of Massachusetts, Johns Hopkins University, Creteil Women’s Film Festival; New York, Toronto, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Tampa Gay and Lesbian Film Festivals.
VIEW IT at snagfilms.com

SAFER AND SEXIER: Distributed to college AIDS peer educators nationwide. Materials from this project have been archived at the NY Public Library.

WE CARE: Donnell Media Center's "Meet the Maker," The Brooklyn Museum, The Whitney Museum, WNET's "Independent Focus," Women in the Director's Chair Festival, Museo del Bario Festival of Hispanic Film and Video, 50 community screenings in New York City, 500 free tapes distributed to AIDS service organizations nationwide with NYSCA grant. Materials from this project have been archived at the NY Public Library.

WOMEN AND AIDS and PROSTITUTES, RISK AND AIDS: The New Museum, Dia Art Foundation, London's Institute of Contemporary Art, Ohio State University "AIDS: The Artist's Response," The Hong Kong and San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Film Festivals, The Kitchen, Hall Walls Gallery, DCTV, national and international AIDS conferences. Materials from this project have been archived at the NY Public Library.

SELF PROTECTION: Included in Video Databank's collection of Reproductive Rights Videos; distributed to high schools and social workers in New York. Materials from this project have been archived at the NY Public Library.

 

FEATURE FILM: PRODUCER

The Watermelon Woman 20th Year Re-Master and Re-Release
Producer with Marc Smolowitz. DCP with support from Outfest Legacy Project, TIFF.
Re-Premiered at Berlin Intl Film Festival, 2016.
Re-Release Festivals and screenings: Fusion, TIFF, SFIFF, MoMA.
Theatrical one week run: Metrograph, NY, November, 2016.
Distributed by First Run Features. Streaming.

THE OWLS
First Run Features
Producer. 2010, digital video feature, 70 mins.
Premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Screened at these 2010 Festivals: Seoul, Tei-Pei, Torino, Seattle.
Gay festival screenings: LA, NY, Toronto, Salt Lake City, San Francisco.
Distributed by First Run Features. Streaming on Netflix.

THE WATERMELON WOMAN
First Run Features
Producer: Alexandra Juhasz, 1995, 16mm.
Re-mastered 20th Year Anniversary Print supported by Outfest Legacy, TIFF, First Run Features. Berlin International Film Festival, Fusion, San Francisco Intl, 2016.

Winner “Teddy Bear” Berlin Film Festival, Audience Awards at Creteil Women’s Festival, Torino, Toronto and Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Festivals, Taipei Golden Horse Festival, featured at New York and San Francisco Gay Festivals and Toronto Film Festival, 1996. 20th Anniversary Screenings: Berlinale, Outfest Fusion.

Film and photos created for the film both selected for 1997 and 1999 Whitney Biennial.
Aired on Sundance Channel and BET. Distributed by First Run Features.

SHORT FILM: PRODUCER


BAD BOSSES GO TO HELL
Killer Films
Producer: Alexandra Juhasz
1997. 7 minutes, 16mm.

Feminist comedy about the trials and tribulations of job hunting. Screened at Palm Springs Int. Short Fest, East Hamptons Short Film Festival, IFFM. Airs on the IFC, HBO Latin America, PBS, British Airways, and atomfilms.com.

DOCUMENTARY VIDEO PRODUCTION


SCALE: ENDING THE BUSH AGENDA IN THE MEDIA AGE
Digital video. 60 mins. Director/Editor/Sound and Picture. 2007.
A documentary about ending the war in the media age.
Available at snagfilms.com. Airs on www.freespeech.org
Learn more,
visit scalethedocumentary.com
Purchase a copy of this video by email to
Alexandra.Juhasz@brooklyn.cuny.edu

HERE ARE YOUR ORDERS: Help Stop the Economic Invasion of Iraq
Digital video. 15 mins. Producer/Director. Spring 2006.
Introduces audience to Chapter 2 of The Bush Agenda: Invading the World One Economy at a Time, Antonia Juhasz (NY: Reagen Books, 2006).

VIDEO REMAINS
Digital video. 54 mins. Producer/Writer/Director. 2005.
Remembers and mourns the AIDS deaths and activism of the 1980s through one long-take interview of a dying friend. Queer Fests: London, NY, LA. Flaherty Film Seminar. Featured on kcet.org/explore-ca.
Purchase a copy of this video by email to Alexandra.Juhasz@brooklyn.cuny.edu

DEAR GABE
Digital video. 50 mins. Producer/Writer/Director. 2003.
6 college friends, feminists all, make diverse choices about creating and raising family.
Available at snagfilms.com

NAMING PRAIRIE
Beta-SP. 6 mins. Producer/Writer/Director. Sundance, 2002, official selection.
Queer Fests (NY, LA, SF, Toronto). Jewish Film Festivals (San Francisco).
A lesbian couple celebrates their daughter & family with a Jewish babynaming ceremony.
Available at snagfilms.com

RELEASED: 5 SHORT VIDEOS ABOUT WOMEN AND PRISON
27:30 minutes. Digital Video. Producer. 2001.
Women in the Director’s Chair, Queer Fests (NY, LA, SF, Toronto), Prison Fests.
6 media artists collaborate with women prisoners to represent new visions of this crisis.
Purchase a copy of this video by email to Alexandra.Juhasz@brooklyn.cuny.edu

WOMEN OF VISION: 18 HISTORIES IN FEMINIST FILM AND VIDEO
82:40; 3 part television documentary series. BETA SP.
Distributed by Cinema Guild.
Interviews eighteen scholars, makers, distributors and critics involved in this history.
Screened at Creteil Women's Festival; New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Toronto, Philadelphia Gay and Lesbian Festivals; college campuses.
Airs on Free Speech TV. (freespeechtv.org).
Available at snagfilms.com

SAFER AND SEXIER: A College Student's Guide to Safer Sex
May, 1993, 18 Minutes
2nd Prize, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Student Documentary, 1994.
Collaborative educational video by AIDS peer educators. Materials from this project have been archived at the NY Public Library.

LITTLE QUESTIONS/BIG QUESTIONS: The Case for Family Life Education
September, 1992, 27 Minutes
Produced by the New Jersey Network for Family Life Education.
Explains the need for K-3 family life education.

EXCITED, ANGRY, ACTIVE, VOCAL: Women Out Loud
May, 1992, 30 minutes
Produced by Alexandra Juhasz with grant from New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Philadelphia Independent Film and Video Association.
Collective video about college women's attitudes towards women's politics in the 90s.

BODIES, BIRTH AND BABIES: Teaching Healthy Foundations
April, 1992, 15 minutes
Produced by Planned Parenthood, Bergen County, NJ.
Short "trigger" video to demonstrate healthy conversation about sexuality between teachers and preschoolers for use in day-long teacher training workshops.

WE CARE: A Video for Careproviders of People Affected by AIDS
and A WAVE Taster
August, 1990. 32 minutes each.
Produced by The Women's AIDS Video Enterprise.
Awarded New York Council for the Humanities mini-grant and production grant.
Funded by The Astraea Fund for Women, ArtMatters, Women Make Movies and NYSCA.
Women's "video-support" group met for six months learning to produce their own educational AIDS tapes for their community. Materials from this project have been archived at the NY Public Library.

TALKING ABOUT IT:
Five New Jersey Family Life Educators Share Strategies
May 1990, 45 minutes.
Sponsored by The N.J. Network for Family Life Education.
Training video for family life education teachers in NJ public schools.

SELF PROTECTION: Teen Mothers Expand Their Options
June 1989, 10 minutes.
Produced for The Expanding Options for Teen Mothers Program.
A music-video of rap songs written by teenage mothers.

A TEST FOR THE NATION: Women, Children, Families, AIDS
February 1989, 28 minutes.
Produced for G.M.H.C.'s "Living With AIDS" cable show.
Places AIDS into framework of reproductive rights and women’s health care.

TEENS TELL THE FACTS
January 1989, 6 minutes.
Produced for Stanton House, a girl's group home.
Frank discussion of sexuality issues by teenage girls.

PROSTITUTES, RISK AND AIDS
May 1988, 28 minutes.
Produced for G.M.H.C., "Living With AIDS."
Places ineffective and punitive AIDS legislation responding to prostitution into the larger context of the representation of prostitution in film and the mainstream media. Materials from this project have been archived at the NY Public Library.

A NEW TRADITION: Counseling Safer Sex and Condom Talk
June 1988, 30 minutes and 5 mins.
Produced for Planned Parenthood of Bergen County, N.J.
Training tape explaining the integration of safer sex counseling into family planning.
Trigger tape for teenagers to raise issues about discussing condom use with partner.

ANOTHER DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE LOWER EAST SIDE
January 1988, 18 minutes.
Funded by Global Village, Artist-In-Residence Grant.
Experimental documentary challenging the cinema verite, on-the-street, documentary.

LIVING WITH AIDS: Women and AIDS
December 1987, 28 minutes.
Produced for G.M.H.C., "Living With AIDS."
Places women's issues concerning AIDS into a larger social, political and cultural framework. Includes basic safer sex and clean works education.



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