Posters, etc. Archive Image

“The Missing Movie Report.” Photocopy master, 1996. Designed by Miranda July. July was frustrated by the lack of diversity in the movies she was receiving and realized that, for the most part, she wasn’t getting movies from girls and women of color, from people of different socioeconomic classes or from elderly women, because they weren’t making movies. So she walked around downtown Portland, Oregon, with a tape recorder and camera, attempting to document these unmade movies. In the U-Matic Chainletter Directory, she also urged others to send in Missing Movie Reports from their towns, reminding them not to be “a creepy invader” when approaching strangers. (