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Lost in Light is a videoblog about small gauge filmmaking featuring weekly posts of home movies, work by artists, articles by preservationists and film scholars, video tutorials and other film gems.

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Chicago Wedding, 1948

click image to view in Flash | Quicktime | MPEG-2 Here in West Michigan, my student, Evan, brought me a box of wonderful footage of his family’s home movies, a number of which we’ll be featuring here. The first is the wedding of grandparents in the late 1940s, and includes images of Evan’s great-grandparents – [...]

Haircut

click image to view in Flash | Quicktime | MPEG-2 I love this week’s film from the 1950s. A simple haircut produces tremendous drama. Our submitter, Susan S. of Louisiana, USA, sums it up best: My Dad, Carter, is giving my brother, Stephen, his first haircut and I am sure that Mom is taking the [...]