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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

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BURROUGHS

William Burroughs, the noted American novelist, is the subject of this long documentary filmed aver five years and including material shot earlier, in black and white, by British film director Antony ... More »

RUMBLEFISH

A stylish, fast-moving, gut-wrenching melodrama of hell-bent youth: a loose knit company of teenage crazies in the milieu of ... motorcycles, heroin, mean streets and pool rooms of Tulsa,Oklahoma ... More »

Refrigerator

A Kafkaesque nightmare about a lonely man whose life is gradually taken over by a noisy intractable ice box. ... More »

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