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Glimpses of a Hidden History: Exploring Irish Amateur Collections, 1930–70

Gwenda Young

Gwenda Young is Lecturer in Film Studies and Co-director of Film and Screen Media at University College Cork, Ireland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... Rising). Yet, he offered some hopeful scenes—a fleeting image of a happy young couple leaving the local “tin church” that then stood on Gloucester Street—and some gently comic ones (a man snoozes on a dairy cart that bears the name of his...

Introduction: Amateur Filmmaking: New Developments and Directions

Laura Rascaroli

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Laura Rascaroli is Senior Lecturer and Co-director, Film and Screen Media, University College Cork, Ireland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gwenda Young

Gwenda Young is Lecturer in Film Studies and Co-director of Film and Screen Media at University College Cork, Ireland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Barry Monahan

Barry Monahan is lecturer in Film Studies at the University College Cork, Ireland. He has published Ireland’s Theatre on Film: Style, Stories and the National Stage on Screen (2009), and also written on Irish cinema from different theoretical and aesthetic perspectives in various collections of essays, including Screening Irish America (2009), Genre and Cinema: Ireland and Transnationalism (2007), and Viewpoints: Theoretical Perspectives on Irish Visual Texts (2013). He contributes regularly to Estudios Irlandeses, the Spanish Journal of Irish Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

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... of Kathleen Lockwood (1908–97), whose documentation covered significant moments of British history through her amateur newsreel production.In “Glimpses of a Hidden History: Exploring Irish Amateur Collections, 1930–70,” Gwenda Young examines...

Home Movies and Amateur Film as National Cinema

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... after their rediscovery, the reels were edited together in roughly chronological order and dubbed The Catherine Films, after the young girl who appears in them and whose name is evident on some of the film labels as well as on the inscription...

Towards Mobile Filmmaking 2.0: Amateur Filmmaking as an Alternative Cultural Practice

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... of text messaging, the users were the young or poor in the West and East. (177; emphasis in original) The potential of mobile video can also be illustrated by considering the numerous mobile-mentaries produced in the last number...

Joseph Morder, the “Filmateur”: An Interview with Joseph Morder

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Dominique Bluher: I would like to devote this interview to the notion of the “amateur,” not only because it is particularly meaningful with respect to your work, but also because in French the word “amateur” does not only mean a hobbyist...

Amateur Film, Automobility and the Cinematic Aesthetics of Leisure

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... in filming this scene. He shoots a Navajo child eating ice cream, while the mother helps manage the child’s pose. Next, a shot of a traditional hogan made of stacked logs and mud. The third scene shows a young woman spinning carded wool...

The Amateur Film: From Artifact to Anecdote

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... The first shows Merrilees holding a young toddler, standing and smiling next to the program’s host Eamonn Andrews. Photograph taken on the set of the BBC program This Is Your Life featuring Chief Inspector William Merrilees OBE. Screenshot....

Starring Sally Peshlakai: Rewriting the Script for Tad Nichols’s 1939 Navajo Rug Weaving

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... a woman to be a role model for a young person, she was the one chosen. I always thought she was a big, tall matron. The strange thing is I found out she was tiny. She was shorter than I was. I still can’t believe it—she was larger than life...

Home Movies in the Age of Web 2.0: The Case of “Star Wars Kid”

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Introduction: The age of Web 2.0 “Web 2.0” was initially coined by electronic information consultant Darcy DiNucci in 1999, and was described as something that “will be understood not as screenfuls of text and graphics, but as a transport...

“I am a time archaeologist”: Some Reflections on the Filmmaking Practice of Péter Forgács

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... in the Hungarian city of Szeged. Marci was born in the same year as Lisl, 1909, and their lives were to remain forever intertwined. As a young man, Marci had developed what was to become a lifelong passion for photography and home moviemaking,...