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Founded in 1962 and originally released as a quarterly, Film Comment features reviews and analysis of mainstream, art-house, and avant-garde filmmaking from around the world.

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Winter 1964

Tony Richardson, Robert Gardner's Dead Birds, documentary and ethnography ethics, Emile de Antonio's Point of Order!, Louis Malle's The Fire Within, Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove, Vittorio De Sica's Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Akira Kurosawa's Stray Dog

Fall 1963

New York Film Festival, Locarno Film Festival, Flaherty Seminar, Midwest Film Festival, exploitation films, the law and the use of music in films, towards a new narrative form in motion pictures, film and theater

Summer 1963

Interview with James Blue, interview with Frank Perry, the business of making art films, film as art, San Sebastian Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, student film workshop, cinema in the NYPL, Fellini’s  

Winter 1963

Interview with Ephraim London, interview with film censorship attorney Hugh Hurd, Ben Maddow’s An Affair of the Skin, The Four Days of Naples, film in Hawaii, a statement from the Vice-chairman of the Motion Picture Censor Board of Maryland, silent teaching films

Fall 1962

Interview with Chief of the Motion Picture Service of the United States Information Agency George Stevens Jr., Ron Rice interview, Venice Film Festival, Marcel Mariën’s L’Imitation du Cinema, film and censorship, San Francisco Film Festival, Peter Bogdanovich on Mr. Arkadin

Summer 1962

New American Cinema, Karlovy Vary Film Festival, Flaherty Film Seminar, nudity in film, José Luis Font interview, Mary Ellen Bute, racial stereotypes in film, East German film