Film & Video

Lenn Keller was a photographer, filmmaker, and activist who played a significant role in documenting and promoting lesbian culture in the United States.


Ifé a film by Lenn Keller 16mm b&w, 5 minutes
© 1993

Written, produced and directed by H. Lenn Keller, Ifé chronicles a day in the life of a black French lesbian in San Francisco. This humorous short pays stylistic homage to Jean Luc Godard's 50's film, Breathless. Ifé won Best Short Film at the '94 Madrid International Women's Film Festival, and is distributed by Frameline Films and is also available on a video compilation called Dyke Drama, distributed by Wolfe Video. Ifé premiered at the San Francisco Lesbian & Gay Int'l Film Festival in 1993, and has screened in festivals internationally, including KQED's Living Room Festival, the London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival, SXSW, and Women in the Director's Chair.

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