Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

DVD - 2003
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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 Brooker, Michael Harry ; director, Joan Brooker ; 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 Film. 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 Cleverley Roberto, Derek Roberto ; director, Kaarina Cleverley Roberto ; director of photography, Derek Roberto ; editors, Kaarina Cleverley Roberto, Derek Roberto ; original music, Tony Morales.
Publisher: [United States] : Docurama : Distributed by New Video, c2003
Copyright Date: ©2003
ISBN: 9780767055697
Branch Call Number: DVD 791.4375 FULL
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (167 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in
video file,DVD video,Region 1


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Feb 07, 2018

I love documentaries, and these shorts are perfect for when you want to watch something, but don't have much time. The stories were unique (although somewhat dated as most of them happened 15-17 years ago). I would recommend for something short.


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