All Further Articles for 2015-12-28
For Peace and Love: Haskell Wexler's Well-Lived Life
After decades of mindfully choosing to "use our art to reflect human values," incomparable cinematographer and tireless activist Haskell Wexler died this weekend at 93. Wexler helped create some of the best films of our time - from Medium Cool to Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? to One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - while unceasingly "giving his gifts to the revolution" by highlighting issues of war, racism, poverty, torture - and accumulating a 500-page FBI file for his trouble.