BAMcinemaFEST 2011: Alison Ellwood on 'Magic Trip'
Freelance journalist Adam Schartoff talks with filmmaker and editor Alison Ellwood, whose new documentary as co-director, Magic Trip, screens at BAMcinemaFEST 2011 in New York City.
Doc Soup: Review of 'The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975′
MoMA’s New Directors / New Films festival kicks off Wednesday in New York City, and lasts until April 3, once again bringing to light a sometimes esoteric, but usually intriguing selection of movies. Not exactly overflowing in the documentary department, the fest does offer at least one must-see: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975. The film […]
Photojournalist Pirkle Jones, 1914-2009
Photojournalist Pirkle Jones passed away on March 15, 2009 at the age of 95 in Mill Valley, California. The New York Times calls Jones “one of the most admired photographers of his generation.” One of the highlights of his career is a series of photographs that he and his wife took of Bay Area Black […]