There is a compelling argument to be made that nothing has had a larger impact on the film world throughout its entire existence than the VHS tape. Not the arrival of color. Not the arrival of sound. Nothing. Because while those factors certainly added to the viewing experience they did so while leaving the entire structure of the industry exactly as it had always been. But VHS? Home video changed everything in ways that people are still trying to figure out.
And that revolution is the topic of SXSW selected documentary Rewind This, a project which I actually appear in though I have yet to see how. But you can get your first taste of where the filmmakers are going with this along with a generous sampling of the interview subjects on hand (not me) in the first trailer. Take a look below!