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World Through a View Finder, The (Part II)

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Edwin Mayer

Description:

"This amateur film captures Edwin and Minnie Mayer’s worldwide adventure across Australia, Asia, Africa, and Europe in the 1950s. This segment documents stops in Thailand, India, Egypt, Greece, Vatican City, Italy, the Netherlands, and England" Texas Archive of the Moving Image.


World Through a View Finder, The (Part I)

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Edwin Mayer

Description:

"This amateur film captures Edwin and Minnie Mayer’s worldwide adventure across Australia, Asia, Africa, and Europe in the 1950s. This segment documents stops in Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and Malaysia" Texas Archive of the Moving Image.


Rice Harvest in Japan

Date produced: 1971

Filmmaker(s):

Veda Linford

J. B. Linford

Description:

"Rice Harvest in Japan by James and Veda Linford, PSA members of Oakland, Calif. The Linfords have presented another pirze film to go along with their former winners. This 8-minute 16mm film was awarded a Ten Best Medal" PSA Journal, Nov. 1971, 41


Monkeys of the Snow Mountain

Date produced: 1969

Filmmaker(s):

Masatoshi Okochi

Description:

"Monkey's of the Snow Mountain is a touching film of northern Japan produced by Masatoshi Okochi of Japan. You will never believe how sorry you can feel for a tribe of monkeys in 15 minutes of snow, snow and more snow. The film is in color, mostly white. It took four years to film the seasonal cycle in its fullest. Here we have suffering not only by the subjects of the film but by the film maker as well. In spite of that, you'll enjoy it" PSA Journal, Nov. 1969, 57.


Hong Kong

Date produced: 1969

Filmmaker(s):

Jack Babkes

Description:

"Hong Kong. There have been films and films about Hong Kong, but this one tops them all. Jack Babkes of Brooklyn takes you on a 12.5 minute tour of one of the most interesting spots in the world. Naturally it's in entertaining color, very entertaining otherwise, too. You'll feel that "you-have-been-there" " PSA Journal, Nov. 1969, 57.


Ukiyoe

Date produced: 1968

Filmmaker(s):

John M. Lavery


Legend of San San Ku, The

Date produced: 1968

Description:

"The Legend of San San Ku was a practically unanimous choice as winner of the top award with its story of a Japanese legend. If the credits were to be removed from the beginning of this film, it would be hard to believe that it was not made in Japan. It was a very ambitious production for a crew of amateurs to undertake, and they came through with flying colors. Here's 20 minutes of Japan that is delightful to experience" PSA Journal, Oct. 1968, 48.


Rice and Farmer

Date produced: 1967

Filmmaker(s):

Masakazu Ueda

Description:

"Rice and Farmer depicts the life and toil of the Japanese who raise rice for a living. Ueda, who made the film, has a keen eye for composition. Few filmers today pause long enough to look for a pleasing view through the lens before pressing the trigger, but this is one of Ueda's strong points, and his film is a joy to see for this one aspect alone" PSA Journal, Aug. 1967, 37.


Isle of the Gods

Date produced: 1967

Description:

"Isle of the Gods is a visit to the Island of Bali and a closeup look at the people, their beliefs, their superstitions, and their way of life. Bali is changing. No longer is this a primitive isle, for the constant encroachment of civilization has made its mark here as well as elsewhere in the South Seas" PSA Journal, Aug. 1967, 37.


201-203

Date produced: 1967

Filmmaker(s):

Krishna Shah

Description:

"201-203 tells the simple story of man and woman, the alienated anti-heroes from two civilizations at the opposite ends of the spectrum, Asian and America. They try to make contact, through reality as well as fantasy, against a backdrop of technology and pop theology. Well acted and well photographed" PSA Journal, Aug. 1967, 36.


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