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How To Use Your Camera
(1996, 7 mins, Super-8, color, sound on cassette)

Genre: experimental

Synopsis: A cheeky instructional film on the uses and abuses of the cinematographic apparatus, with the ensuing results enlivened by the music of David Dangerfield.

Available on DVD for purchase as part of

The Films of Bill Mousoulis
Vol 9 1994 - 96

or as part of B-Sides


Screenings: 8, including: Surprise Film Festival, Taiwan, Apr 1997; Experimenta, Nov 1996; "Dilate", Darwin, July 1997; Allowance, June 2004.

"Bill's film enters the realm of Godard's Helas Pour Moi: it seems to be this rather sober unceasing to-and-fro of what happens when you abandon the safe technical decisions, give the monkeys the typewriter, and observe what the machine is thinking, with a drowsy human being lurking in the background feeding it film."
                                                - Chris Windmill, Super Eight, Aug 1997.