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Mining the Home Movie: Excavations in Histories and Memories / Edition 1

Mining the Home Movie: Excavations in Histories and Memories / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780520230873
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 12/05/2007
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Karen L. Ishizuka is an independent writer, curator, and documentary producer and is the author of Lost and Found: Reclaiming the Japanese American
(2006). Patricia R. Zimmerman is Professor of Cinema and Photography at Ithaca College. She is the author of Reel Families: A Social History of Amateur Film (1995) and States of Emergency: Documentaries, Wars, Democracies (2000).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Introduction. The Home Movie Movement: Excavations, Artifacts, Minings—Patricia R. Zimmermann
1. Remaking Home Movies—Richard Fung
2. The Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian
Institution—John Homiak and Pamela Wintle
3. Wittgenstein Tractatus: Personal Reflections on Home Movies—Péter Forgács
4. La Filmoteca de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México—Iván Trujillo
5. Ordinary Film: Péter Forgács’s The Maelstrom—Michael S. Roth
6. The Imperial War Museum Film and Video Archive—Kay Gladstone
7. 90 Miles: The Politics and Aesthetics of Personal Documentary—Amy Villarejo
8. The Florida Moving Image Archive—Steven Davidson
9. Something Strong Within: A Visual Essay—Karen L. Ishizuka and Robert A. Nakamura
10. Something Strong Within as Historical Memory—Robert Rosen
11. The Moving Image Archive of the Japanese American National Museum—Karen L. Ishizuka
12. The Home Movie and the National Film Registry: The Story of Topaz—Karen L. Ishizuka and Patricia R. Zimmermann
13. The Nederlands Archive/Museum
Institute—Nico de Klerk
14. Home Away from Home: Private Films from the Dutch East
Indies—Nico de Klerk
15. The Library of Congress—Brian Taves
16. Deteriorating Memories: Blurring Fact and Fiction in Home Movies in
India—Ayisha Abraham
17. The Movie Queen: Northeast Historic Film—Karan Sheldon and Dwight Swanson
18. The WPA Film Library—Carolyn Faber
19. Mule Racing in the Mississippi Delta—Karen Glynn
20. The Academy Film Archive—Lynne Kirste
21. “As If by Magic”: Authority, Aesthetics, and Visions of the Workplace in Home Movies, circa 1931–1949—Heather Norris Nicholson
22. The New Zealand Film Archive/Nga Kaitiaki o Nga Taonga Whitiahua—Virginia Callanan
23. Working People, Topical Films, and Home Movies: The Case of the North West Film Archive—Maryann Gomes
24. The Oregon State Historical Society’s Moving Image Archives—Michele Kribs
25. Reflections on the Family Home Movie as Document: A Semio-Pragmatic Approach—Roger Odin
26. The Stephen Lighthill Collection at the UCLA Film & Television Archive—Ross Lipman
27. Morphing History into Histories: From Amateur Film to the Archive of the Future—Patricia R. Zimmermann

Selected Filmography and Videography
Selected Bibliography


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