This is beautiful. I just started (last night) going through some footage shot in the years before my dad died (1993). I will put something together from it at some point.

I'm interested in the ways that we try to construct memories of our loved ones when we don't really have much to remember. This is an interesting era to be in where we have video footage. It's like piecing together a puzzle in the dark.

Your (father's) footage is really beautiful.

Jul 25, 2005 4:50 PM | reply to me!

jones

laurafehl

It's beautiful.

Apr 18, 2005 9:42 PM | reply to me!

what a treasure...

Apr 12, 2005 4:27 PM | reply to me!

abandonedmuse69

ransom

no, I've never heard of him, but it sounds like interesting stuff.
all this talk makes me think of FOUND magazine, which if you haven't seen:
http://www.foundmagazine.com/

Nov 28, 2004 11:33 AM | reply to me!

you're welcome -- it's awesome. have you ever seen any of t.j. wilcox's art? yours (rather, this piece) reminds me of it. he's made installations with found and constructed films, often, they are projected very small. they are very dreamy, quite personal, and has an interesting narrative like this one. good times.

Nov 27, 2004 9:43 PM | reply to me!

frau

maya

Wow, this is beautiful!! I can already see it in short film festivals!! Actually Ive been to a few festivals in recent times and I would say this clip draws more emotion than over half of what I saw. Thanks for sharing!!

Nov 27, 2004 5:10 PM | reply to me!

thanks. I think most of this was shot around eastern maryland in the early 70s.

Nov 27, 2004 11:15 AM | reply to me!

ransom

frau

what town is this? excellent choice of soundtrack btw.

Nov 27, 2004 10:47 AM | reply to me!

i love this movie. passing on memories to loved ones is what it is all about it.

Nov 27, 2004 10:31 AM | reply to me!

zac

tiny_dancer

this video gives me the down-home blues.

Nov 27, 2004 9:20 AM | reply to me!

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Skinny Leg Blues

Found footage shot by my late father.
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