Linda Farin was a successful lawyer in Austin, Texas. After seeing Donna Deitch's film "Desert Hearts," she became inspired
to produce a realistic and positive lesbian errotic film and began forming a cohort of lesbian writers in order to develop
a script. This collection contains documentation relating to the production, distribution, and reception of the film "Waking
Up: A Lesson in Love."
Linda Farin was a successful lawyer in Austin, Texas. After seeing Donna Deitch's film Desert Hearts, she became inspired
and challenged to produce a realistic and positive lesbian erotic film and began forming a cohort of lesbian writers in order
to develop a script. Through her participation with Liatris Media, which produced the Third Wave Women's International Film
and Video Festival from 1986-1989, Linda Farin met Greta Schiller and Andrea Weiss. Greta Schiller became involved in the
project in the early stages anonymously and later added her name to the project as Director. Farin formed both Foosh Productions
and Anonymous Was a Woman Ltd. in order to help fund the project. Anonymous Was A Woman Ltd. was later dissolved in 1996.
1 document box (.5 linear ft.)
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