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Mining the home movie : excavations in histories and memories

Author: Karen L Ishizuka; Patricia Rodden Zimmermann
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first international anthology to explore the historical significance of amateur film, this book makes visible, through image and analysis, the hidden yet ubiquitous world of home moviemaking. These essays boldly combine primary research, archival collections, critical analyses, filmmakers' own stories, and new theoretical approaches regarding the meaning and value of amateur and archival films. The editors have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Kongressbericht
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen L Ishizuka; Patricia Rodden Zimmermann
ISBN: 9780520230873 0520230876 9780520248076 0520248074
OCLC Number: 74568929
Notes: Outgrowth of an international symposium at the Getty Center, Los Angeles in 1998, called The past as present: the home movie as cinema of record.
Description: xix, 333 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Remaking home movies / Richard Fung --
The human studies film achives, Smithsonian Institution / John Homiak, Pamela Wintle --
Wittgenstein tractactus : personal reflections on home movies / Péter Forgács --
La filmoteca de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico / Iván Trujillo --
Ordinary film : Péter Forgác's The maelstrom / Michael S. Roth --
The imperial war museum film and video archive / Kay Gladstone --
90 miles : the politics and aethetics of personal documentary / Amy Villarejo --
The Florida moving image archive / Steven Davidson --
Something strong within : a visual essay / Karen L. Ishizuka, Robert A. Nakamura --
Something strong within as historical memory / Robert Rosen --
The moving image archive of the Japanese American National Museum / Karen L. Ishizuka --
The home movie and the National Film Registry : The story of topaz / Karen L. Ishizuka, Patricia R. Zimmermann --
The Nederlands Archive/Museum Institute / Nico de Klerk --
Home away from home : private films from the Dutch East Indies / Nico de Klerk --
The library of congress / Brian Taves --
Deteriorating memories : blurring fact and fiction in home movies in India / Ayisha Abraham --
The movie queen : Northeast historic film / Karan Sheldon, Dwight Swanson --
The WPA film library / Carolyn Faber --
Mule racing in the Mississippi Delta / Karen Glynn --
The academy film archive / Lynne Kirste --
"As if by magic" : authority, aesthetics, and visions of the workplace in home movies, circa 1931-1949 / Heather Norris Nicholson --
The New Zealand film archive/Nga Kaitiaki o Nga Taonga Whitiahua / Virginia Callanan --
Working people, topical rims, and home movies : the case of the North West Film Archive / Maryann Gomes --
The Oregon State Historical Society's moving image archives / Michele Kribs --
Reflections on the family home movie as document : a semio-pragmatic approach / Roger Odin --
The Stephen Lighthill Collection at the UCLA Film & Television Archive / Ross Lipman --
Morphing history into histories : from amateur film to the archive of the future / Patricia R. Zimmermann.
Responsibility: edited by Karen L. Ishizuka and Patricia R. Zimmermann.
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