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Author: John Armistead Givens; Phil Lane
Publisher: Lexington, KY : Manufactured by Amazon.com, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explores what it means to be an artist in a society that values easy classification, money as success, and a your-job-defines-you mentality. By following five artists from the middle class suburb of Montclair, NJ, the film examines this romanticized and often misunderstood vocation. Gradually, the journey of the filmmakers is revealed as they struggle to answer the question for themselves, Am I an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short films
Documentary films
Interviews
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Armistead Givens; Phil Lane
OCLC Number: 301525153
Notes: Title from disc surface.
Credits: Camera, Glen Chin, Jay Heyman, Dave LAne ; editor, Richard Levien ; music, Jordan Carp.
Performer(s): Artists: Jordan Carp, Bill "Rabbit" Mattick, Janet Taylor Picket, Bill Tierney, Shoshanna Weinberger.
Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; stereo.
Other Titles: Blue Squirrel presents
Career, identity, and the American artist
Responsibility: the Blue Squirrel presents a film by Phil Lane and John Givens ; director, John Armistead Givens ; producer, Phil Lane.

Abstract:

"Explores what it means to be an artist in a society that values easy classification, money as success, and a your-job-defines-you mentality. By following five artists from the middle class suburb of Montclair, NJ, the film examines this romanticized and often misunderstood vocation. Gradually, the journey of the filmmakers is revealed as they struggle to answer the question for themselves, Am I an artist?."--Container.
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