Saturday, August 10, 2019

Noisy Words for Silent Movies

When I read a quote by the founder of a Queens film festival asserting that its movies weren't "low-quality – like avant-garde, silent film, black and white – something that mass audience wouldn’t care to see" I just had to write in to explain just how many audiences such "low-quality" films were attracting in NYC,  and my reply made it to the pages of the July 25 issue of the Queens Courier: