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Title Full frame [1] [videorecording] : documentary film festival / [presented by] Cinemax Reel Life.

Imprint [United States] : Docurama : Distributed by New Video, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    070.18 FUL v.1    Available
Description 1 videodisc (167 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Special features: director biographies; film credits.
Contents The laughing club of India c.2000 -- Why can't we be a family again? c.2002 -- We got us c.2001 -- Lucy tsak tsak -- Family values c.2002 -- The Sunshine c.2000 -- Mojave mirage c.2001.
Summary Laughing club of India (35 min. - col.): explores the power of laughter through the strangely popular phenomenon of laughing clubs in contemporary Bombay. A film by Mira Nair and Adam Bartos. Producer, Adam Bartos ; director, Mira Nair ; director of photography, Adam Bartos.
Why can't we be a family again? (27 min. - col.): chronicles the plight of two brothers in foster care, as they attemp to reunite with a mother who abandoned them for drugs over a decade ago. A film by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel. Producers, Roger Weisberg, Murray Nossel ; directors, Roger Weisberg, Murray Nossel ; narrator, Ossie Davis ; director of photography, Edward Morritz ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; original music, Mark Suozzo.
We got us (25 min. - col.): captures four elderly, Jewish women during their weekly game of Mah Jong, as they reminisce about their childhood, marriages, illness, and bereavement. Producers, Joan Booker, Michael Harry ; director, Joan Booker ; director of photography, Maya Stark ; Michael Harry ; original music, Walter Marks.
Lucy Tsak Tsak (3 min. - col.): traces the life and time of Lucy - one of the first women to work in the Bulgarian film industry. Paounov Kino Product presents a film by Andrey Paounov. Director, Andrey Paounov ; director of photography, Ilia Danchev ; editor, Araxy Mohibian ; original music, Ivo Paounov, Vichren Paounov.
Family values (21 min. - b&w): refreshing and amusing portrait of a suburban lesbian couple who run a "mom and mom" business cleaning up gory crime scenes. A documentary by Eva Saks. Director, Eva Saks ; directors of photography, Redmond Walsh, Eva Saks ; editors, Eva Saks, Jessica Sharzer ; original music, Eric Schorr.
The Sunshine (29 min. - col.): an intimate look at the residents of one the Bowery's last flophouses. A poignant story about gentrification, poverty and displacement. Raconteur Pictures and Hudson River Pictures present a Bertelsen Philm. Producer, Phil Bertelsen ; director, Phil Bertelsen ; director of photography, John Foster ; editor, Bryan Gunnar Cole ; original music, Erin O'Hara, Jimi Zhivago.
Mojave mirage (27 min. - col.): tells the story of a telephone booth that was placed out in the Mojave desert and the people who came out to answer the phone or place phone calls. Producers, Kaarina Roberto, Derek Roberto ; director, Kaarina Cleverley Roberto ; director of photography, Derek Roberto ; editors, Kaarina Roberto, Derek Roberto ; original music, Tony Morales.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD, Dolby digital stereo., Region 1 encoding.
Subject Laughter.
Jewish women.
Women in the motion picture industry.
Lesbian business enterprises.
Telephone booths.
Genre/Form Short films
Documentary films
Added Author Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group.
Added Title Full frame documentary film festival
Cinemax Reel Life (Television program)
Laughing club of India.
Why can't we be a family again?
We got us.
Lucy tsak tsak.
Family values.
Mojave mirage.
ISBN 0767055691
Standard No. 767685954539
Music No. NVG-9545 Docurama

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