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Through a Glass, Darkly

By Bruce Raymond The story is told, perhaps apocryphally, that when Ted Turner first contemplated the founding of what eventually became CNN, he called in his researchers to [...]

February 8, 2015

Same Sex Marriage

By Ron Merk This is not a political message. Human rights are not about politics. They are mostly impeded by ignorance or outright mean thinking. So, it was good news to hear [...]

February 7, 2015

Kodak is Staying in the Film Business

By Ron Merk I know this sounds like an odd thing to report, almost like saying that McDonald’s is staying in the fast food business. The fact is that Kodak has been [...]

February 7, 2015

Hard Time for Hard Drives

By Ron Merk I’m going to make this piece short and sweet. Well, maybe not sweet. As my readers know, I’ve been banging the drum loudly on the issue of film preservation [...]

February 7, 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

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