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Two Documentaries: Moana with Sound (Robert Flaherty/Monica Flaherty, 1926/1980) and A Ballerina's Tale (Nelson George, 2015)

This is a big week for documentaries on Seattle Screens. The big name, of course is the new Frederick Wiseman film, In Jackson Heights which plays Friday through Thursday at the Northwest Film Forum. 1,577 more words

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Terry’s Picks: Moana, Lifetime Directors, Sundance Fellows

Moana with
Sound: November 13-19, Film Forum will screen a
newly restored version
of Robert Flaherty’s
groundbreaking 1926 documentary Moana.
Flaherty’s daughter Monica added sound 50 years later to this look at Samoan life. 45 more words

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Man with a Movie Camera and the Role of Film

Erik Barnouw asks the reader in his book Documentary: A History of the Non-Fiction Film to consider the visibility of the camera in Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera. 855 more words

Academic Analyses

"Humans were still not only the cheapest robots around, but also, for many tasks, the only robots that could do the job"*...

Researchers at Oxford University and Deloitte suggest that about 35% of current jobs in the UK are at high risk of computerization over the following 20 years (as, one imagines, are similar jobs in other developed nations). 172 more words

Wade family plot: visiting Bradford, PA

There was a Flaherty reunion back in Niagara Falls this weekend.  So we drove from Annapolis, and stopped in Bradford, PA on the way, the birthplace of my mom and uncle.  113 more words

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