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"After months of thinking and reading, I set out to make a short film, this time real fiction [Gertrude & Alice in Passing]. The central questions for me at the time were: (1) how to deal with the illusionism of cinema and our cultural lust for the illusion of reality; (2) how to circumvent the editing process, which ellides space and time invisibly; (3) how to allow the characters, the subjects of the film, to remain whole—unfragmented—and to collaborate in the creation of the film (a principle I still find simpatico); and (4) how to acknowledge the inevitable voyeurism of the camera and of the audience."
-- Kay Armatage


Source:
Armatage, Kay. "Feminist Film-making: Theory and Practice." Canadian Woman Studies / Les Cahiers de la femme 1, no. 3 (1979). (p. 49)