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A Most Violent Year

“It was neither the best nor the worst of times. But in contrast to the relative placidity of the 1950s, the events of 1968 opened up previously unimaginable vistas to people all across the globe. ‘We knew about the Paris … Continue reading

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Cannes Film Festival 1968

Directors Claude Lelouch, Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Roman Polanski and Louis Malle (standing) on strike during the Cannes Film Festival to show solidarity with the French students on May 18, 1968. “In the newly released comedy ‘Godard Mon Amour,’ Michel … Continue reading

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Czech New Wave

Czech New Wave directors including Vera Chytilova (center), Milos Forman (second from right), Evald Schorm (to his left), and Jiri Menzel (far right). “The Czechoslovak New Wave was a movement in cinema beginning in 1963 and lasting until the end … Continue reading

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