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Ken Burns: On Story from Redglass Pictures on Vimeo.



Take a look at this wonderfully edited video-essay by screenwriter/director Nick Tabri. This was his final project for my film class “Visual and Narrative Strategies for Filmmakers” at UCLA Extension.

BLOWxBLOW from Nick Tabri on Vimeo.


Tarkovsky's Polaroids

“Tarkovsky thought a lot about the “flight” of time and wanted to do only one thing: to stop it – even if only for a moment, on the pictures of the Polaroid camera.”

Tonino Guerra

The complete series of Tarkovsky’s polaroids is available at this website.

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Hitchcock's kiss
At the Aero Theater tonight

Ivor Novello and June Tripp in a sequence from Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927). The film has been recently restored by BFI and it’s showing at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica.

The second clip is the BFI trailer of the restored version that will be screened tonight.

Trailer for the new release of The Lodger, restored by the British Film Institute


Rear Window: A reconstruction space