DOCUMENTARY TEXTS: THE OPEN HOUSE: HOME
MOVIES AND CONTEMPORARY RECYCLING THEREOF
Edited by Efren Cuevas.


Spanish

A growing number of contemporary documentary filmmakers have gone back to home movies, whether their own or those of others, as a sourse for images in their work, leading to a varied and thought-provoking range of films, from Peter Forgacs' micro-stories through to autobiographical flims by such directors as Alan Berliner, Sandhya Suri and Alina Marazzi.

This book explores this film method in three stages. The first lays out definitions and contexts. The second deals with reusing home movies in contemporary documentary filmmaking. And in the third, its relationship with the avant-garde is explored.

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