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Twenty-five years ago three visual anthropologists and a documentary filmmaker released two innovative ethnographic documentaries, “A Country Auction” and “Can I get A Quarter.” The films were screened in a number of film festivals and broadcast in over sixty U.S. Public Television stations. On the twenty-fifth anniversary of these films, we returned to Richfield, PA where the auction occurred and screening the film and held a discussion with people who had been at the sale. “A Country Auction Revisited” resulted. Now for the first time, all three of these films plus a selection of documents pertaining to the original production and a photo gallery are available on one DVD.
Milton Machuca and Jay Ruby Project Co-directors.
This project was made possible, in part by a grant from the Pennsylvania Humanities Council (A Federal-State partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities)
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