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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 »

More TV Stories

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The Mom Tapes

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

EXPOSED

James Toback's third film is a breathless, dazzling see-saw between illusion and obsession, love and death, role and ... self—the major themes of Bunuel and Godard, with a dash of ... More »

Atomic Artist

Atomic Artist is a portrait of Tony Price, ... a painter and sculptor who for the last ... fifteen years has been using the salvage ... from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (”Birthplace of the ... More »

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