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Poughkeepsie powwow: Paul Arthur visits the 50th Robert Flaherty Film Seminar

by Paul Arthur

Film Comment Magazine, Sept. 2004, v. 40, no. 5, pp. 67-68

This article talks about Paul Arthur's visit to the 50th Robert Flaherty Film Seminar which is an incredibly diverse gathering of film makers, museum programmers, writers, students, and distributors celebrating a half century of achievement in independent cinema with an array of new and classic work. The Seminar has served as a breeding ground for what is new and challenging on the nonfiction scene and has attemped to reclaim buried histories of black and Latino nonfiction-makers.

ITEM 2004.151 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

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