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    The Way We See It & Portrait of a McCarthy Supporter

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    April 8, 2012

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    The Way We See It & Portrait of a McCarthy Supporter

    The Way We See It
    Directed by Ed Pincus and David Neuman - IN PERSON
    USA 1969, 16mm, b/w, 57 min
    David Neuman and I were commissioned by Public Television to do a film on a Hispanic film project on the Lower East Side of New York City where disadvantaged kids were given the opportunity to make their own films.

    Portrait of a McCarthy Supporter
    Directed by Ed Pincus and David Neuman - IN PERSON
    USA...

    The Way We See It
    Directed by Ed Pincus and David Neuman - IN PERSON
    USA 1969, 16mm, b/w, 57 min
    David Neuman and I were commissioned by Public Television to do a film on a Hispanic film project on the Lower East Side of New York City where disadvantaged kids were given the opportunity to make their own films.

    Portrait of a McCarthy Supporter
    Directed by Ed Pincus and David Neuman - IN PERSON
    USA 1969, 16mm, color, 16 min
    Portrait of a McCarthy Supporter was a commission from Public Television. Each of five filmmakers were asked to make a twenty-minute film about the state of the country. The Vietnam War was on everyone's agenda. We felt that Eugene McCarthy, an anti-war Democratic candidate for President, was co-opting the left's opposition to the war. We decided to make a film about my father-in-law to represent how far Eugene McCarthy's ideology was from progressive politics. The title’s ambiguity between Joe McCarthy and Eugene McCarthy faded as Eugene became a minor footnote in history.


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