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Why I Got Into TV and Other Stories

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

Director: Ilene Segalove

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.

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What is Business?

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 ... More »

The Mom Tapes

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

More TV Stories

Five episodes titled: ... I. The PASTRAMI SANDWICH ... II. DIAL 116 ... iiI. ANATOMY IN MOTION ... IV. HOTEL SUITE ... V. THE FORBIDDEN CHANNEL ... More »

HONKY TONK MAN

A slightly off-handed way of reviewing Honky Tonk Man would be to write which is true anyway - that after having been taken for John Wayne, Clint Eastwood can now be taken for John Ford himself. One ... More »

Ossian: An American Boy in Nepal

This film is a portrait of a 12-year-old western boy who is living in Nepal and studying in a Tibetan Buddhist monastery as a monk. Ossian Kennard Maclise was born in Great Barrington, Mass., USA, to ... More »

SEVENTEEN

An extraordinary filmic record of the lives of a group of teenagers during their final year of High School. They are residents of Muncie, Indiana, the site of the oft-consulted ... "Middletown USA" ... More »

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