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Bawdy Beginnings 0
by / on February 28, 2013 at 5:01 pm / in Joe Nolan's Insomnia

Bawdy Beginnings

“As soon as moving cameras were invented people began using them to make pornographic films…” So starts Taboo: The Beginning of Erotic Cinema – a one hour documentary that examines the earliest days of the dirty movie biz. As the quote suggests, Taboo argues that nude/erotic/pornographic films were some of the first expressions created with moving picture technology. But, that […]

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Chris Marker: Adieu to a Poet of Film 0
by / on August 1, 2012 at 8:00 pm / in Joe Nolan's Insomnia

Chris Marker: Adieu to a Poet of Film

While directors as diverse as Michael Moore, Werner Herzog and Jean-Luc Godard have made films balanced between documented facts and manufactured fictions, it was French director Chris Marker who invented the film essay.

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