Deborah Stratman is a filmmaker and artist born and based in Chicago. In 1996 She became an independent film-producer founding Pythagoras to foster her own works. Since 1990 this many-sided artist has completed more than a dozen film projects, both on sixteen-millimeter film and on video. Since 1996 she has widened her activities to video performances and radio. In 2003 San Francisco Cinematheque and the Pacific Film Archives of Berkeley have screened her whole work.