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Nanook of the North

Linklater, Like Flaherty Before Him

An image from Nanook of the North by Robert Flaherty

From Nanook of the North by filmmaker Robert Flaherty. Robert Flaherty and Richard Linklater are on opposite sides of the same film can. Flaherty, whose 131st birthday would have been this Monday, February 16th, is, of course, one of the pioneers of documentary film. We’ll get to Linklater, the director from Texas who made last

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