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The Weather Underground: Define Documentary Film?

BUT the human mind is not a film which registers once and for all each impression that comes through its shutters and lenses. The human mind is endlessly and persistently creative. The pictures fade or combine, are sharpened here, condensed there, as we make them more completely our own. They do not lie inert upon the surface of the mind, but are reworked by the poetic faculty into a personal expression of ourselves. We distribute the emphasis and participate in the action.
—Lippman (1921)

The Worst of times

Some of us may remember the times, and maybe even some of the events, recounted in this film. It was a time of terrible unrest, yet I venture to guess that most will remember the Martin Luther King assassination Continue reading The Weather Underground: Define Documentary Film?