Medium Cool (1969)

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3.5mls

Filmmaker Haskell Wexler’s Medium Cool walks the tender line between fiction and non-fiction, using the cinema vérité method to beg questions about the duties of media and the principles of witnessing the world as it is. Indeed, the questions asked in this motion picture are as persuasive today as they were in the milieu of late-60s disruption; it is remarkable how little has changed.

Check out the rest of this review at Medium Cool Criterion Collection DVD Review: The Theatrics of Observation and Social Crisis at Cinema Sentries.

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