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Film, Azazel Jacobs, Director of "Terri," Breaks Free of the Labels

Azazel Jacobs, Director of "Terri," Breaks Free of the Labels

Sheepishly, obligingly, Azazel Jacobs trespasses into the Manhattan apartment where he used to live. On Avenue A and 10th Street, above where the now-defunct Brownies used to showcase indie bands back when Jacobs was a postpunk post-grad, he pushes open…
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Calendar, Night&Day New York State of Mind

New York State of Mind

“Despair is collaboration with the enemy,” says Ken Jacobs, who’s been serving up vibrant films and acerbic quotes since the mid-1950s. His Brooklyn-bred irreverence and bottomless appetite for capturing life’s moveable feast ooze from titles such as Hot Dogs at…
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West Coast Dockworkers Dispute Could Paralyze U.S. Economy

Imploding U.S. mortgage markets leave behind trillions of dollars in economic damage. The dollar's slide against the euro and the yuan raises fears of a currency collapse. January job losses portend recession. To these threats to U.S. economic stability, add…
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Second Time Around

Revelatory Reality Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son, a 1969 film by Ken Jacobs, begins by presenting the entire eight-shot, 10-minute 1905 short film Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son, and then rephotographs it in detail for 90 minutes more. Segments of…
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