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November

Walks you out of an emotional underworld back into the light —Marty Mapes (review...)

Cox lives three times in November

" The Oriental doesn’t put the same high price on life as the Westerner. Life is plentiful. Life is cheap in the Orient. And as the philosophy of the orient expresses it, life is not important. "
— General William Westmoreland, Hearts and Minds

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Continuing our series of one-photo photo essays, Marty Mapes offers this view from Boulder’s satellite screenings at the University of Colorado:

George Butler talks about the Lord God Bird, the ivory-billed woodpecker
George Butler talks about The Lord God Bird, his new film about the ivory-billed woodpecker

“Matt Anderson interviewed George Butler when he was promoting the Endurance movies. I didn’t realize how softspoken he is until I saw him myself. His movements are as small as his voice. But the audience was rapt.

“He spoke more about the ivory-billed woodpecker than about his filmmaking techniques, and I think that’s how he likes it. My question for Butler was about the diversity of his subjects: Pumping Iron, Shackleton, Roving Mars, John Kerry, and now the possibly-extinct-but-maybe-not ivory-billed woodpecker. He said he wants to keep the world guessing by making films on as broad an array of subjects as possible.”