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Articles with keyword "Film"

Alabama's Armand DeKeyser

In Focus

Alabama’s Armand DeKeyser

Alabama's Armand DeKeyser makes the humanities accessible.

Ken Burns shooting Thomas Hart Benton.

Feature

Ken Burns and NEH

A selected filmography

Ken Burns with camera

Conversation

The Documentarian

Ken Burns talks about filmmaking, race, and the current media environment with NEH Chairman William D. Adams.

Jean Seberg

Statement

The Secret Lives of Jean Seberg

A small-town girl from Iowa became the "it" girl of the French New Wave.

Tom Bradley with crowd

Statement

Tom Bradley’s Los Angeles

Los Angeles elected its first black mayor with a multicultural coalition.

August Wilson in 2004

Feature

August Wilson’s Blues Poetry

The playwright gave expression to a century of black voices.

The MacArthur Theater

Statement

Memories of a Neighborhood Movie Theater, from When There Was Such a Thing

Oral histories mark the role of the neighborhood movie house

Mary Pickford posing with motion picture camera

Curio

Pickford Mania

The darling of the silent-film industry led the way on many cinematic innovations of the era.

Feature

An Eye for the Modern

Artist, publisher, sponsor, and critis, Alfred Stieglitz played a vital role in promoting innovative art.

Feature

The Haunting of Summers Past

From quarantines to birthday balls -- how America coped with the polio plague.