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By Karen L. Ishizuka, Patricia R. Zimmermann

The first overseas anthology to discover the old value of novice movie, Mining the house motion picture makes obvious, via photo and research, the hidden but ubiquitous international of domestic moviemaking. those essays boldly mix basic examine, archival collections, severe analyses, filmmakers' personal tales, and new theoretical methods in regards to the that means and cost of beginner and archival movies. Editors Karen L. Ishizuka and Patricia R. Zimmermann have shaped a groundbreaking quantity that identifies domestic videos as very important equipment of visually retaining historical past. The essays hide a major diversity of material, defining a huge style of movie reports and constructing the house motion picture as a useful instrument for extracting historic and social insights.

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For a discussion of the relationship between narrative structure and conceptions of national identities, see Homi K. , Nation and Narration (New York: Routledge, 1990). 13. org, retrieved July 14, 2005. 14. For a discussion of the development of film archives and the national heritage, see Penelope Houston, Keepers of the Frame: The Film Archives (London: British Film Institute, 1994). 15. , Global Hollywood (London: British Film Institute, 2001). 16. , The New Cultural History (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992); Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Within the Plantation Household (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988); Lizabeth Cohen, A Consumer’s Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America (New York: Vintage, 2003); Janet Staiger, Bad Women: Regulating Sexuality in Early American Cinema (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995); Ronald Takaki, From Different Shores: Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994); and Ronald Takaki, A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America (Boston: Back Bay Books, 1994).

Each year a contact person in various communities from Florida to New 16 / INTRODUCTION York to California arranges a public screening of home movies brought by their makers (or collectors). These public screenings highlight the need for home movie preservation and archiving, and also serve to create public awareness about the importance of amateur films as part of the record of the twentieth century’s visual culture. Transformative History Hayden White has argued that history is an imaginative and transformative act, one in which fiction and fact endlessly flow in and out of each other.

13. org, retrieved July 14, 2005. 14. For a discussion of the development of film archives and the national heritage, see Penelope Houston, Keepers of the Frame: The Film Archives (London: British Film Institute, 1994). 15. , Global Hollywood (London: British Film Institute, 2001). 16. , The New Cultural History (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992); Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Within the Plantation Household (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988); Lizabeth Cohen, A Consumer’s Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America (New York: Vintage, 2003); Janet Staiger, Bad Women: Regulating Sexuality in Early American Cinema (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995); Ronald Takaki, From Different Shores: Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994); and Ronald Takaki, A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America (Boston: Back Bay Books, 1994).

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