Cinema Crudités 1: Medium Cool (1969)

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Haskell Wexler is arguably one of cinema’s greatest cinematographers, but his debut feature, Medium Cool, is all but forgotten. Against the backdrop of the 1968 Democratic National Convention, Medium Cool blends scripted scenes with documentary footage with chilling and poignant results. Just Enough Trope co-host Diane Blumenfeld joins the show to parse the brilliance and chaos of this neglected classic!

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