Suzanne, Suzanne

Camille Billops, James Hatch, USA 1982, 27’
Older Women and Love

A portrait of Camille Billops’s niece, a woman suffering from drug-addiction who is also trying to be a good daughter, sister, and mother. Billops focuses on the pathway to addiction, codependency, and how violence is inscribed in the social structure.

Monika Talarczyk

Camille Billops, James Hatch

A New York filmmaking duo; she – a ceramic artist, sculptor, painter, and he – a historian of African American theatre, documentary filmmaker and creator of an extensive archive of African American art. Their films focus on the personal and social problems of black women and men from the Camille Billops family circle and the artistic community that coalesced in the couple's New York apartment. Their Finding Christa received the Grand Jury Prize at the 1992 Sundance Festival.


1982 Suzanne, Suzanne (short)

1987 Starsze kobiety i miłość / Old Women and Love (short)

1991 Odnaleźć Christę / Finding Christa

1994 Butik KKK to nie żadne wsioki / The KKK Boutique Ain't Just Rednecks

1998 Wezmę pani torby / Take Your Bags (short)

2002 Sznur pereł / String of Pearls

Cast & Crew

director Camille Billops, James Hatch
screenplay Camille Billops, James Hatch
cinematography Camille Billops, James Hatch
editing Camille Billops, James Hatch
cast Billie Browning, Suzanne Browning, Camille Billops
producer Camille Billops, James Hatch
sales Third World Newsreel
language English
coloration b&w
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