Patricia Zimmermann

Professor, Media Arts, Sciences and Studies



  • States of Emergency: Documentaries, Wars, Democracies (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota
    Press, 2000)
  • Reel Families: A Social History of Amateur Film (Bloomington: Indiana University Press,
    1995), Art and Politics of the Everyday Series.
  • Mining the Home Movie: Excavations into Historical and Cultural Memories, anthology
    co-edited with Karen Ishizuka (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007).
  • Public Domains: Cinemas, Visualities, Histories (Temple University Press, under contract,
  • The Flaherty: Fifty Years in the Cause of Independent Cinema, cowritten with Scott MacDonald
    (in progress)