Sonia Shechet Epstein
SONIA SHECHET EPSTEIN works at the intersection of science and film at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York.
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Once it was engineered by Thomas Edison at the turn of the 19th century, moving image technology was modified by research scientists to observe what the eye could not. In the French production company Pathé’s studio, Dr. Jean Comandon affixed a camera to a microscope and filmed bacteria.