Louise Diamond  

Louise Diamond (Producer) produced and co-edited the performance-based
feature documentaries directed by Demetria Royals, Conjure Women (1995,
85:00, nationally broadcast on PBS in 1997) and, most recently, Brothermen
(2001, 56:00). She is the Executive Producer of Mama's Pushcart: Ellen
Stewart and 25 Years of La MaMa E.T.C (1988, 52:00), which won numerous
awards, including at the San Francisco International Film and Video Festival,
and was broadcast on PBS. Ms. Diamond has produced the videowall
installations by Demetria Royals, Inventing Herself (Mill Valley Film
Festival, CA., 1993; the Brooklyn Academy of Music, NYC, 1995; National Black
Arts Festival, GA., 2002), as well as produced and collaborated with Ms.
Royals on the adaptation of "Mother Courage" in residency workshops, starting
at the Institute on the Arts & Civic Dialogue at Harvard University (1999).
Ms. Diamond earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in Dramatic Writing from
New York University and is a 2002 Packard Future of Children Fellow in
Journalism. (09/20/02)

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Conjure Women

A film by Louise Diamond, 1995, 85 min, Color/BW

CONJURE WOMEN is an exciting performance-based documentary exploring the artistry and philosophy of four African American female artists. Celebrated choreographer and dancer Anita Gonzalez was a founding member of and performer with Urban Bush Women and is now Artistic Director of Bandana Women. Robbie McCauley is a critically-acclaimed performance artist and theater director whose personal…

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