Medium Cool Revisited

In 1968 famed cinematographer Haskell Wexler wrote and directed Medium Cool. The film follows a television cameraman as he records the assasinations, protests and politcal upheaval that marked that year. The films ends at the Democratic Convention in Chicago, and includes actually footage of the violence in the street resulting from the confrontations between the police and protesters. Wexler talks to Noah about the making of Medium Cool and placing his actors in real danger.



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