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The Plucking of the Succulents
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George Kuchar has been invited to Francis Ford Coppola’s vineyard for a large family picnic. Walking around the property with a friend, the two look on as a team of workers picks grapes for winemaking. The visual wonder of this setting is not...

 

Collection: New Releases, Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: diary, george kuchar, nature

POSTFACE
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In a celebrity-obsessed culture, filmmakers often exploit the downfall of a star to amplify the emotional undertones of the fictional films in which they perform. POSTFACE takes a look back at the filmography of Montgomery Clift whose...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: blu-ray, hollywood, image processing, portrait

Ben Russell, Trypps #6 (Malobi)
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From the Maroon village of Malobi in Suriname, South America, this single-take film offers a strikingly contemporary take on a Jean Rouch classic. It's Halloween at the Equator, Andrei Tarkovsky for the jungle set.

--Ben Russell

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Village, silenced
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A re-working of Humphrey Jenning's 1943 seminal docu-drama The Silent Village wherein coal miners from the Welsh village of Cwmgiedd re-enact the Nazi invasion and annihilation of the resisting Czech villagers of Lidice. Principal focus...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: film or videomaking, found footage, history, sound