The torch-lit rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this summer may have been surprising to many Americans. But for Academy Award-nominated documentary director Marshall Curry, it was a call back to an event he was already investigating: a 1939 Nazi rally on George Washington’s birthday that drew 20,000 Americans to Madison Square Garden. Curry collected together the existing bits and pieces of film footage from that rally and put them together into a short documentary called “A Night At the Garden,” that premiered on The Atlantic this week.
In 1939, New York’s Madison Square Garden was host to an enormous—and shocking—gathering of 22,000 Americans that has largely been forgotten from our history. [vimeo 237489146 w=960&h=540]Continue Reading
The most important tool for any photographer is the mind.Canon To prove this Canon invited photographers to a cemetery to capture “eternal life” in a single image…without a camera. ‘Mindframe’ is one of six experiments from The Lab, designed to shift creative thinking behind the lens.Continue Reading