The Sky Socialist
Ken Jacobs • 1h 36m
Ken Jacobs • United States • 1968 • Ken Jacobs' story of impossible love.
Ken Jacobs's most elusive and mysterious film is at once an allegory of movie-making, a demonstration of 8mm versatility, and a celebration of a now-vanished neighborhood beneath the Brooklyn Bridge.
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Ken Jacobs • United States • 2019
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Ken Jacobs • United States • 1961
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Ken Jacobs • United States • 2019 • Jacobs's interpretation of Depression-era footage.
Desperate daredevils compete for money prizes and a baby prepares for World War II in Jacobs's reworking of Depression-era footage. Fire, crashes, explosions, and rooftop escapades match a haunting score.