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The Mom Tapes

USA, 1978 (MIFF 1986, Video Visions - Personal and Public - Ilene Segalove)

Director: Ilene Segalove

Segalove employs a hybrid form of scripted documentary through which mother and daughter create a series of ironically witty skits.

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Five short pieces where TV is the trigger for childhood memorie. These ... are all brought together by Segalove's wry, ‘nothing but the facts' narration. ... More »

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THE LAND WHERE THE BLUES BEGAN

A documentary shot on location in Mississippi which presents the musical and sociological roots of Blues music It Includes footage of prison work songs railroad work gangs a Baptist revival service ... More »

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