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Errol Morris dissects political ads

In Errol Morris' New York Times blog, the documentary director takes a look at political advertising.
October 29, 2008

In Errol Morris’ New York Times blog, the documentary director takes a look at political advertising. His historical commentary leads up to his own grassroots campaign, People in the Middle for Obama, a series of short interviews with real Americans who have chosen to vote for Obama. The link is at the end of his blog.

About The Author
Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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