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I loved Barcelona when I was there 10 years ago and of course Gaudi was a huge part of that. But I had never seen Hiroshi Teshigahara’s film about Gaudi’s work until last night. It’s certainly not a traditional film–lacking words except for two brief instances for one thing–and provides no information about Gaudi, but […]
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We started our day with women’s suffrage so let’s end it there too, with this 1912 anti-suffrage film, A Lively Affair. The messaging on this is horrible, basically saying that women are using suffrage as an excuse to gamble, ignore their kids, steal bikes, henpeck husbands, and beat up cops. On the other hand, it’s […]
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When I was reading Andrew Sandoval-Strausz’s book Barrio America in preparation for the podcast with him, I noticed he mentioned a 1961 film titled Dallas at the Crossroads. Narrated by Walter Cronkite, this was an attempt by the civic leaders of Dallas to tell its citizens not to protest desegregation with riots like had just […]
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