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The East(ern) and the Western

Years ago author V.S Naipaul was sitting roadside at some desolate pass on the Pakistan/Afghanistan border and this tribal kid crested the trail.

Docs In Sight

Making a Piece of Political History Last

That Eyes on the Prize, the classic series on the civil rights struggle, has become a focal point for the politicization of copyright restriction issues and open access shows how documentaries are being increasingly valued as part of an essential historical record.

The Same Kind of Dick

Bolivian filmmaker Rodrigo Bellott throws us into a cross-cultural pantheon of a type of person most of us are familiar with: the Dick.


The Brooklyn Rail

MAR 2005

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