Stefanie Jordan  

Stefanie Jordan is a German-born director, producer, camerawoman, and animator whose films have been shown at festivals world-wide and have won numerous awards. Jordan studied film at the San Francisco Art Institute and San Francisco State University as well as a guest semester at the Art Academy in Hamburg. Jordan also studied animation at the Academy for Film and Television in Potsdam-Babelsberg. Jordan’s work includes animation, feature length documentary and experimental films as well as commercials. Her animated short film, "Late at Night," won the Silver Bear for short film at the 1997 Berlin International Film Festival and her documentary "Juliane-Bartel-Preis" received the German Women Media Award in 2003. Aside from film and video, Jordan has also worked as a graphic designer, a camerawoman, and has given several international lectures. Her film works are extensively explored in Alice Kuzniar’s book, The Queer German Cinema (Stanford University Press 2000). Currently, Jordan is developing a series of short films for children. (07/09)

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Some Real Heat

A film by Stefanie Jordan, 2001, 54 min, Color

SOME REAL HEAT explores the small and relatively new world of female firefighters in San Francisco and their upward climb to gain access to a male-dominated field. Armed with axes, chainsaws, muscle, heart and determination, six daring women demonstrate how they single-handedly turn gender roles upside down by putting their lives on the line everyday…

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