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Articles with keyword "Film"

Robert De Niro as Jake LaMotta

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"With Love and Resolution": An Appreciation

The Art of Martin Scorsese

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Reliving History Frame by Frame

Early newsreels put Americans in the front row for major world events.

The Grapes of Wrath's Tom Joad can't find work at a camp.

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Filming the American Novel

From The Great Gatsby to Sister Carrie, writers tell stories of social climbers and fortune hunters.

Asa Carter

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Self-made Man

How a strident segregationist transformed into the beloved author of Little Tree.

James Agee portrait, standing in a window.

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Let Us Now Praise James Agee

The journalist who pioneered serious film criticism showed a cinematic touch in all of his writing.

Movie star Lauren Bacall

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Hebrew National

Not just Torah and gefilte fish: A new film shows the complexity of life as a Jewish American.

child in theater

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Deaf Meets Wonderstruck

An NEH-funded documentary inspires a cinematic novel, one to be seen as well as read.

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Sunday Filmmakers

Shooting on weekends, a team of young, Jewish filmmaker-wannabes in 1920s Berlin made a classic film—and launched several major Hollywood careers.

man and woman lying on their backs, "pinned" by chair bases

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Modern Love

Charles and Ray Eames forged a new sensibility while doing everything and nothing.

Image of Madonna and Saints with Two Cherubs (detail)

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Impertinent Questions with William M. Reddy

William M. Reddy has made a career of demonstrating how honor, love, shame, fear, and desire operate as historical forces.