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Title Mining the Home Movie : Excavations in Histories and Memories / edited by Karen L. Ishizuka and Patricia R. Zimmermann.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2007.

Subject Amateur films -- History and criticism.
Film archives.
Alt Name Ishizuka, Karen L.
Zimmermann, Patricia Rodden.
Description 1 online resource (354 pages)
Summary Features essays that combine research, critical analyses and theoretical approaches regarding the meaning and value of amateur and archival films. This book identifies home movies as methods of visually preserving history. It defines a genre of film studies and establishes the home movie as a tool for extracting historical and social insights.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-307) and index.
Includes filmorgaphy and videography: pages 289-297.
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.
ISBN 9780520939684 (electronic bk.)
0520939689 (electronic bk.)
0520230876 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0520248074 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780520230873 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780520248076 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 723943549
Additional Format Print version: Ishizuka, Karen L. Mining the Home Movie : Excavations in Histories and Memories. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007 9780520248076

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