From: Jonathan Kahana (email suppressed)
Date: Tue May 22 2007 - 10:28:45 PDT
An excellent piece of theory and history on the subject is David
James's essay "Film Diary / Diary Film: Practice and Product in
Walden," in his collection on Mekas and the New York underground, TO
FREE THE CINEMA. (This is where Renov's essay originally appeared, if
I'm not mistaken.)
On May 22, 2007, at 1:26 PM, James Leo Cahill wrote:
> Sorry if these popped up already...
> Theoretical work: Michael Renov's book THE SUBJECT OF DOCUMENTARY
> has two
> pertinent essays: "Lost, Lost, Lost: Mekas as Essayist" and "The
> Subject in
> History: The New Autobiography in Film and Video" (which discusses
> Ilene Segalove, and Lynn Hershman).
> Diary Films: Unfinished Diary (1983) by Marilú Mallet.
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
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