On the heels of The Little Fugitive, we take a look at Morris Engel’s long-lost, recently restored 1968 feature film, which chronicles the experiences of a free-spirited young woman immersed in the East Village counterculture scene.
Monthly Archives: September 2021
Binge-Worthy #5: The Little Fugitive (Morris Engel and Ruth Orkin, 1953)
At the start of the 1950s, Photo League members Morris Engel and Ruth Orkin made a low-budget independent feature called The Little Fugitive using a small, custom-built portable 35mm camera. Their unassuming and charming debut as filmmakers went on to have an unexpected and considerable influence on the film world.
In the Galleries: September 2021
This month in Philadelphia: The inaugural 20/20 Photo Festival, “New Sicilian Topographics” at Art on the Avenue Gallery, “Michael Froio: From the Main Line” at Gravy Studio, and “A Quiet Light” at Wiota Street Garden.