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This is the main location for both our multimedia clips and background on theatrical performances based on Hunger's Brides.
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The "web ready" versions of the original supporting DVD files are available on two separate pages.
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The Flash movies play at 15 frames per second and have pretty good MONO audio.
Multimedia clip based on a sonnet by Sor Juana
The sonnet "Este que ves, engaño colorido..." interpreted by the celebrated Mexican actress (and celebrated friend) Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez.
Excerpts of the author and Random House Canada Publisher Anne Collins in conversation with Carolyn Weaver, host of Fine Print: Where books can take you. Fine Print can be seen on Book Television, Canadian Learning Television, Rogers Television, and The Biography Channel.
Staged readings on the theme of music in the novel Hunger's Brides
An evening of multimedia and readings based on the theme of music, inspired by Sor Juana's lost musical treatise, Caracol. Excerpts from the script. Performed as a one-off at the Banff-Calgary International Writers Festival.
Lectern theatre — theatrical adaptation and tour of Hunger's Brides
Preface to the manuscript as "lectern theatre," by the authors Blake Brooker and Paul Anderson.
An old clip of handheld palmcorder footage (the audio reverbs like crazy to boot) of One Yellow Rabbit's Denise Clarke, Michael Green and Elizabeth Stepkowski performing a scene of lectern theatre in Sor Juana's convent, now a Mexico City university bearing her name.