Santiago Álvarez – Now (1965)

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From Amos Vogel’s Film as a Subversive Art:
A powerful attack on American racialism, based entirely on newsreel materials and closely edited by Lena Horne’s rendition of ‘Now’. Documentary shots often provide symbolic statements: in this case, flag, stick, black boy, policeman, and faceless anonymity of both generalize an event. Continue reading