FOR MEMORIES’ SAKE: A DOCUMENTARY BY ASHLEY MAYNOR

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FOR MEMORIES’ SAKE: A DOCUMENTARY BY ASHLEY MAYNOR

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Winner, Rosebud Award – Rosebud Film Festival

Winner, Best Documentary Film – University Film & Video Association

For Memories’ Sake investigates the life and work of Angela Singer, a Southern homemaker who has taken an average of a dozen photos a day for the last 35 years, compiling a mysterious and strange archive of over 150,000 photographs of her daily life.

Screenings include: the Library of Congress, Dallas Video Festival, Nashville Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival, and Saving Private Reels (Cork, Ireland).Funded in part by by the Southern Humanities Media Fund.

Reviews:

Three Stars (out of Four) – Recommended!

— Video Librarian Magazine

A moving generational portrait of life and love.

— James Parrish, James River Film Festival

A fascinating documentary.

—Harry Kollatz, Jr., Richmond Magazine

Maynor demonstrates an admirable mastery of the tools of documentary in a vivid and affectionate portrait…reminiscent of Alan Berliner’s Nobody’s Business.

— Dr. Bill Huie, professor, and former president,
University Film & Video Association

DVD Special Features include: Audio commentary by director Ashley Maynor, producer Paul Harrill, and the film’s subject, Angela Singer; audio commentary by Dr. David Wharton of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at Ole Miss; Educational study and discussion guides for high school and college use; slideshows of over 1000 photos from the film; and more!

DVD Specifications:: Format: NTSC, Color/Stereo; Duration: 29 minutes (plus over an hour of special features); Region: Worldwide; Aspect Ratio: 4:3; Rating: Suitable for ages 13+; UPC: 884501313469

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