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Mind-altering, life-changing film

Image from 1989 film, La jetée showing pier extending towards horizon

“Everyone remembers the first time they saw La Jetée.” I’m pretty sure we all remember the first time seeing this film – a perfect use of form and style merged with story and theme – and knowing that everything had changed, right then. William Gibson articulates his moment beautifully. His comments are significant in today’s phone and selfie world where it seems people experience life only through a tiny screen,[…]

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