Films (1984-2017)

Filmmaking is an important aspect of Lynn Hershman Leeson’s work. She has directed 26 films, of which six are feature-length: First Person Plural, The Electronic Diaries of Lynn Hershman Leeson (1984-1996), a video confessional; Conceiving Ada (1997) and Teknolust (2003) , two films that explore the sci-fi genre from a feminist perspective and address subjects related to biotechnology; Strange Culture (2009), a documentary/docudrama on the case of artist Steve Kurtz, who was accused by the FBI of being a “bioterrorist”; and the documentaries !Women Art Revolution (2012) on the Feminist Art Movement, and Tania Libre (2017) on the activist work of artist Tania Bruguera.