UPDATED: GME GEM 14 - Curators Jon Gartenberg and David Deitch are featured in Ken Jacobs’ 3D Occupy Wall Street film, BLANKETS FOR INDIANS screened at Anthology Film Archives 6/14

UPDATED: GME GEM 14 - Curators Jon Gartenberg and David Deitch are featured in Ken Jacobs’ 3D Occupy Wall Street film, BLANKETS FOR INDIANS screened at Anthology Film Archives 6/14

This movie shows dissenters to the American mission marching down New York’s lower Broadway to gather at Zuccotti Park where the Occupy Wall Street kids were standing their ground. We live close to where the crowd turned onto Broadway and swept us along.

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GME Gem #13: Gartenberg Media Celebrates Pride Month 2019 with Photos by Hugh Bell

GME Gem #13: Gartenberg Media Celebrates Pride Month 2019 with Photos by Hugh Bell

Hugh Bell (1927-2012) was born in New York to parents who emigrated from the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. He spent a lot of time doing the thing he liked best, photographing jazz musicians, through which he gained notoriety while in his twenties. Hugh Bell also focused on documenting Gay Pride, Wigstock, and the Greenwich Village Halloween parade during the 1980s and 1990s.

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GME Gem #11: HENRI STORCK - OSTENDE, REINE DES PLAGES

GME Gem #11: HENRI STORCK - OSTENDE, REINE DES PLAGES

GME Gem #11: HENRI STORCK - OSTENDE, REINE DES PLAGES

Henri Storck (Belgium 1907 - 1999) lived through the whole history of cinema, passing from silent to sound, and from experimental to lyrical documentary. He especially enjoyed chronicling the adventures at the “Queen of beaches” in his native city of Ostend.

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GME Gem #6: "Something in the photograph comes alive, tells a little story." - Hugh Bell

GME Gem #6: "Something in the photograph comes alive, tells a little story."       - Hugh Bell

Hugh Bell (1927-2012) spent a lot of time doing the thing he liked best, photographing jazz musicians. After graduating from NYU in 1952 with a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Cinematic Art, Bell’s iconic photo “Hot Jazz” was selected by Edward Steichen for inclusion in The Museum of Modern Art's landmark exhibition, The Family of Man, one of the most successful photographic exhibitions of all time.

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