Re: [Frameworks] Travelogues

From: matt's frameworks address <>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 11:35:02 -0800

the films of Bill Brown should definitely be considered, especially
Confederation Park and Mountain State.

and while not yet complete, I'll make a plug for my almost finished new
feature length experimental documentary The Great Northwest, which is based
on the re-creation of a 3,200 mile road-trip made in 1958 by four Seattle
women who thoroughly documented their journey in an elaborate scrapbook.
you can see a clip and read more about it at


On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 9:41 AM, Adam R. Levine <> wrote:

> Hello you,
> I am trying to pull together a list of experimental films that either fall
> directly under the category of "travelogue" or bear witness to travel and
> distance from a point of origin on the part of the filmmaker. These would
> not be so much ethnographic works which are part of a sustained cultural
> exchange, but films made as a result of the filmmaker "passing through" and
> acknowledging the looming spectre/problem/pleasure of "the tourist film".
> Warren Sonbert, perhaps John Smith's "The Hotel Diaries"? I'm sure there
> are others...but can you name them?
> Thanks/Grazie/Kiitos!
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