Beyond the Bolex

(2018, dir. Alyssa Bolsey) 94 minutes. Collective Eye Films. DVD. Available from Collective Eye Films. CC. Jewish immigrant Jacques Bolsey invented the Bolex (the first home movie camera) in the 1920s. Nearly a century later, his great-granddaughter, director Alyssa Bolsey speaks with camera collectors, historians and filmmakers who explain how Jacques inspired new generations of filmmakers.


Awards Won

Title Year
Notable Films for Adults
Notable Films for Adults is a list of 15 outstanding programs released on video within the past two years and suitable for all libraries serving adults.
2021 - Winner(s)