Larry Clark’s second feature film portrays the highs and lows of life on the margins from an insider’s perspective.
This month in Philadelphia: John W. Mosley – Chicken Bone Beach at Temple University.
In this newly revised and expanded edition of Recreation, Mitch Epstein brings focus to life’s in-between moments while chronicling Americans’ pursuit of leisure across several decades.
William Eggleston’s lone foray into filmmaking, Stranded in Canton is an understated, unassuming, and unforgettable Southern Gothic masterpiece.
Gordon Parks’s semi-autobiographical coming-of-age movie The Learning Tree explores complex social and racial issues in ways that continue to resonate.
The conclusion of a two-part series exploring Man Ray’s “cinepoems”.
In the 1920s, utilizing the alternative photographic processes that he pioneered, Man Ray made a handful of short films that helped lay the foundation for avant-garde filmmaking.
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.
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 Street is a sensitively observed slice-of-life portrait of Spanish Harlem shot in 1948 and released in the early 1950s. Acclaimed street photographer Helen Levitt collaborated on the film with her sister-in-law, painter Janice Loeb, and author James Agee, who wrote the text for Now Let Us Praise Famous Men.