Hi Scott, I¹m getting the book and am interested in a screening series related to it. Let¹s discuss off list.
But on-list if others are interested in a related screening series, please let me know. Best, Adam -- Adam Hyman Los Angeles Filmforum lafilmfo...@yahoo.com a...@lafilmforum.org http://www.lafilmforum.org On 6/12/13 8:34 AM, "Scott MacDonald" <smacd...@hamilton.edu> wrote: > Dear Frameworkers, > > I'm hoping some of you might be interested in a new book of mine that has just > been published by University of California Press. > > It is (excuse the pretentious title--it wasn't my choice, but these days > university presses have control of titles) American Ethnographic Film and > Personal Documentary: The Cambridge Turn. > > The book focuses on the work (and the artistry) of a number of documentary > filmmakers who have emerged over the past half-century in Cambridge, > Massachusetts (mostly from within what was the MIT Film Section and from > Harvard's Film Study Center and Visual and Environmental Studies Department): > among them, John Marshall, Robert Gardner, Timothy Asch, Ed Pincus, Miriam > Weinstein, Alfred Guzzetti, Richard Rogers, Ross McElwee, Robb Moss, Nina > Davenport, John Gianvito, Amie Siegel, Jeff Daniel Silva, Lucien > Castaing-Taylor, JP Sniadecki, Stephanie Spray, and Verena Paravel. > > I make a point of elaborating on some of the many interconnections between > what is usually called avant-garde film and those films I discuss in detail. > > Unfortunately, the book is over-priced (the Press tells me $39.00 is a normal > price for a book of this size, but it seems extravagant to me)--I'm sorry > about this. > > But hopefully, the book will be of use to some of you. > > Best Regards, > Scott > Scott MacDonald > > > > > _______________________________________________ FrameWorks mailing list > FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com > https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks
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