Hello Ladies

in development

A hybrid documentary that looks to women's language, gesture, rhythm and the public voice as modes of resistance. A social science-nonfiction in celebration of women and alternative voices.


Director, Writer and Producer

Deborah Stratman


Zsuzsanna Kiràly – Flaneur Films

Technical information

USA, Germany

Funding provided by

Art of Non-Fiction Program Sundance

Bio/Filmo Deborah Stratman

Artist and filmmaker Deborah Stratman makes work that investigates issues of power, control and belief, exploring how places, ideas, and society are intertwined. Recent projects have addressed freedom, sinkholes, comets, orthoptera, surveillance, manifest destiny, infrastructure, levitation and faith. She has exhibited internationally at venues including MoMA NY, Centre Pompidou, Hammer Museum, Mercer Union, Witte de With, the Whitney Biennial and festivals including Sundance, Viennale, Berlinale, CPH/DOX, Oberhausen, Ann Arbor, Full Frame and Rotterdam. Stratman is the recipient of an Alpert Award, Fulbright, Guggenheim and USA Collins Fellowships and grants from Creative Capital, Graham Foundation and Wexner Center for the Arts. She teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago.