Tag: art history

Who Needs Hollywood (2000)-Written and directed by Nina Rota

Long before The Blair Witch Project, John Dorr took a B&W surveillance camera and Betamax deck and made what was probably the first feature-length film on video. This half-hour documentary looks at the movies he made and the work created at EZTV, the video arts center founded by John.

Who Needs Hollywood! screened at Getty’s Pacific Standard Time projectAnthology Film ArchivesPhiladelphia QFestChicago Underground Film FestivalNY Queer Experimental Film FestivalFace TV in New Zealand, and The New York Underground Film Festival, among other places.

Complete list of screenings

Director/Producer: Nina Rota
Composer: Carolyn Stockbridge
Photography: Julia Brandreth
Total Running Time: 28 minutes
Completion Date: February 2000