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An Incomplete History of the Travelogue, 1925

9.5 minutes | 2012 I 16mm

An Incomplete History of the Travelogue, 1925 subverts the form of the amateur ethnography to reflect upon our cultural anxiety around race, evolution, and civilization. This lyrical artist-essay film captures the spirit of excess embodied by The Great Gatsby (published in 1925) in fragments from the home movies of an anonymous American family on a "Grand Tour" of Europe and North Africa.


World Premiere, Ann Arbor Film Festival
TIE (International Experimental Cinema Exposition), Boston
Tribeca Film Festival, NYC
Palazzo delle Esposizione, Rome, Italy
Vermont International Film Festival

Directors Lounge, Berlin

Jihlava International Film Festival, Czech Republic

Australian International Experimental Film Festival

Athens International Film & Video Festival, OH












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