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January 2015

Film Festival Checklist – Redux

By Ron Merk An article that I wrote in 2001 for Release Print, the magazine of the late Film Arts Foundation, has been reprinted here on Indieplex. It seems that very little [...]

January 31, 2015

Film IS History

By Ron Merk The title of this piece doesn’t mean to imply that film as a means of recording or saving history is no more, discarded and then replaced recently by [...]

January 31, 2015

Digi-Tell Me The Truth?

By Ron Merk There’s a rumor floating around that digital preservation is a real way of saving things that exist in the “real world” such as photos, sound recordings, [...]

January 17, 2015

Not Always La Dolce Vita

By Ron Merk When we look up into the night sky and see a canopy of sparkles in the heavens, we may be seeing an illusion. Some of the stars that we see have long ago gone [...]

January 17, 2015


By Ron Merk When I was a kid, when people talked about color movies, they used the word Technicolor. I remember one of my aunts saying they had just seen a new Technicolor [...]

January 5, 2015

The digital VS. film debate rages on…

By Ron Merk Notice that I didn’t capitalize any of the words in the title of this article except the first work of each sentence and the VS. VS means versus or against for [...]

January 5, 2015

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