Articles tagged frederick wiseman

‘In Jackson Heights’ Depicts Modern Immigration and Life in the Crosshairs of Gentrification

Frederick Wiseman’s immersive portrait of this immigrant neighborhood doesn’t just celebrate the melting pot, it shows that the dream is vulnerable, too.

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26 Feb 2009 // 7:59 PM

State Legislature

Wiseman’s films force us to confront the complicated and contradictory moments where ideology and emotion, institution and humanity collide.

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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