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Viewing A Great Photographer’s Whole Earth Catalog

Wim Wenders’ new documentary, “The Salt of the Earth,” an homage to the legendary Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado, explores the life and work of the artist/humanitarian/ecologist. Co-directed by Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, the photographer’s filmmaker son, who had already shot vast hours of footage of his father while he had “taken … Continue reading

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L.M. Kit Carson 1941–2014

Hunter’s sneakers and sweatshirt were crimson, Kit’s scarf, a more subdued shade of red, but his slicker was blazing yellow.  We were in Houston, preparing to shoot the scenes in Wim Wenders’ “Paris, Texas” of Jane (Nastassja Kinski) arriving at and … Continue reading

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Now We Join NYJFF, Already in Progress

Like a gorgeous holiday (or any day) meal made by my Jewish mother, this year’s New York Jewish Film Festival, co-sponsored by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Jewish Museum, is a banquet with seemingly endless offerings.  (Ess, … Continue reading

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Wild About Harry

The first time I photographed Harry Dean Stanton, I was hanging out of a helicopter, Nikons around my neck, as he emerged from the beautiful, forbidding rock formations known as The Devil’s Graveyard, near Terlingua, TX. It was September 1983, … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Streets (of Wuppertal)

“Giddy,” said Susan, when asked last summer about her reaction to Wim Wenders’ 3D documentary, “Pina.”  “I’m kinda giddy about the film.  Make that REALLY giddy about the film.”  And although neither the work of the eponymous subject, the legendary … Continue reading

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Hot Music In A Cool Room

John Turturro’s vibrant “Passione,” showcasing the music and people of Naples, returns to Film Forum tomorrow for a 12-day run.  Like Wim Wenders’ “Buena Vista Social Club” and Fatih Akin’s “Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul,” Turturro’s urgent film … Continue reading

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VIP (but aren’t we all?)

The acronym doesn’t stand for the expected–so overused, much-diluted, corny–but instead V(iewing) I(n) P(rivate) Art Fair (maybe an unfortunate name–these words have other connotations). Here, two stills I shot for Wim Wenders’ PARIS, TEXAS of Travis (Harry Dean Stanton) “privately … Continue reading

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