Films by Guzzetti


(US, 1971, 18 min.)

Family Portrait Sittings

(US, 1975, 103 min.)


Rothman, William, "Alfred Guzzetti's Family Portrait Sittings", The Quarterly Review of Film Studies 2:1 (Feb. 1977), 96-113, reprinted in his The 'I' of the Camera.

Sutherland, A. T., Sight & Sound 48:1 (Winter 1978-9), 29-30.

Sightlines 15:4 (Summer, 1982), 8-13

Scenes From Childhood

(US, 1980, 77 min.)

Beginning Pieces

(US, 1986, 40 min.)

Living at Risk: The Story of a Nicaraguan Family

(US, 1985)

Pictures from a Revolution

(directed with Susan Meiselas & Richard P Rogers - US, 1991)


Lombardi, F., Variety (Oct 7, 1991), 198.

Books by Alfred Guzzetti

Two or Three Things I Know about Her: Analysis of a film by Godard (Harvard Film Studies, Harvard UP, 1981), 366 pp.



"The Role of Theory in Films and Novels", New Literary History 3, 547-58.


"Christian Metz and the Semiology of the Cinema", Journal of Modern Literature 3, 292-308.


"Narrative and the Film Image", New Literary History 6, 379-92.


"The Documentary Gets Personal / Le documentaire à la première personne", catalogue essay for Cinéma du réel, Paris (March).


"Notes on Representation and the Nonfiction Film" [Restricted access on-line], New Literary History 27 (Spring), 263-70.


Review of The Material Ghost: Films and their Medium, by Gilberto Perez, Boston Book Review (April).

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