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Filmmaker unearths historical treasures in home movies

Clip: 04/21/2019 | 8m 17s

Rick Prelinger produces a film series called “Lost Landscapes," montages that present city life across 100 years. These portraits tell hidden histories of American cities through the most personal of lenses: home movies. So far, he’s presented films about San Francisco, Detroit, Oakland, Los Angeles, and New York. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Joanne Elgart Jennings reports.

Aired: 04/21/19

Rating: NR

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