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Joanna Shimkus in a bra

Joanna Shimkus: born 1943, Canadian actress in films between 1964 and 1972, married to Sidney Poitier (born 1927) since 1976.


Video Essay #2

I made another video essay, this time about the Direct Cinema / Cinema Verite revolution of the late ’50s and early ’60s.

I would appreciate any views, likes, or shares, and if you’d like to share your opinions with me, I’d love to hear them. Thanks for watching!

Bible salesmen. 1968. The documentary.

This is one fine piece of film that I’ve watched over and over: Four persistent and ever-so-needy door-to-door salesmen deal with rejection, homesickness, and inevitable burnout as they travel the east coast selling pricey bibles to low-income Catholic families. 204 more words


Cinema Verite: Tax Time Extravaganza

It’s become a tradition around here. So sit back and enjoy the show …

It would be nice if our new taxes were used to make “schools the best,” ensure “roads have no cracks” and we get “things your country lacks.” But mostly the new taxes will be paying off interest on our huge national debt.


Lesbian Hookers All Summer Long

I am excited to announce THE FOXY MERKINS 179 more words

Bull Dyker reblogged this on Bull Dyker and commented:

This movie spoke to me on every level and made me laugh out loud. Highly recommend as it happens to be on netflix and I now need someone to talk to about it.

Dylan Siggers Just Released This Raw Footage

Love the anti-edit…don’t screw with anything and just let the riding do the talking.  Even the audio was left untouched….if you don’t like that then watch 10 seconds of it and decide what song you think fits the vibe and give it a shot.

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Albert Maysles and ‘Direct Cinema’ Documentaries

One of the most important and influential figures in the history of observational documentary-making died last month (March 2015). 917 more words

Albert Maysles