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What is Business?

USA, 1983 (MIFF 1986, Video Visions - Personal and Public - Ilene Segalove)

Director: Ilene Segalove

A pseudo documentary about growing up, ‘WHAT IS BUSINESS' parodies instructional and educational films. Segalove conducts a series of interview* with a variety of business people and comedy takes over.

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