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Discovering the Joan of Arc “Oslo Print” at a Castro Theater

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

At the Castro Theater, on an unusually warm November night in San Francisco I was treated to a rare, cinematic masterpiece. Particularly unique to this screening was the fact that a full orchestra and a complete choir provided the accompaniment to the silent film. But even more unique was the film itself – a film […]

Cartier-Bresson and the Philosophy of American Decay

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Photo Copyright Jonathan Haeber
There was plenty of glitz in America in the sixties and seventies, yes and in the forties, the era of these pictures, but clearly Cartier-Bresson was trying to get behind it to the substance of American society. And since his is fundamentally a tragic vision he reacted most feelingly to what in […]

Frank Lloyd Wright and His Forgotten Larkin Building

Saturday, June 7th, 2008

It’s a Saturday. Such an excellent day for documentary films. Of course, if I ever catch myself watching documentary films on Friday, Ganesh forbid, I will have to admit that my soul forever rests in the land of nerdom.
But it’s a Saturday. And a Saturday is a perfectly acceptable day for an edifying documentary film […]

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