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Morris Engel films in THE DAILY PIC – Artnet News

Morris Engel, Indie Film’s Neglected Pioneer THE DAILY PIC (#1636): I’m ashamed that I’d never heard of the films of Morris Engel until just recently, given how wonderful and influential they are. Francois Truffaut said that the movies of the French New Wave would never… Continue reading

Morris Engel photograph from PM included in exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Photo above – Copyright Morris Engel  with Ad Reinhardt Dream States: Contemporary Photographs and Video May 16, 2016 – October 30, 2016 Exhibition Overview Artists have always turned to dreams as a source of inspiration, a retreat from reason, and a space for exploring imagination… Continue reading


       CONEY ISLAND: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861 – 2008 is at the Brooklyn Museum of Art until 3/13/16.  Morris Engel’s photographs and a clip from LITTLE FUGITIVE are included in this exhibit.

LOVERS AND LOLLIPOPS double feature with CAROL

LOVERS and LOLLIPOPS double feature with Todd Haynes new film CAROL at Lincoln Center 11/18/15      Join us for a special double-feature event with screenings of Carol and Lovers and Lollipops, plus an extended conversation with Todd Haynes. CAROL Todd Haynes, USA, 2015, DCP, 118m Haynes’s… Continue reading

New book ! “Morris Engel and Ruth Orkin OUTSIDE From Street Photography to Filmmaking”

  A New Book Publication – For Immediate Release 11/20/14 “MORRIS ENGEL  RUTH ORKIN  OUTSIDE  From Street Photography to Filmmaking”    With LITTLE FUGITIVE, hailed by Francois Truffaut and rewarded at the Venice Film Festival in 1953, the work of Morris Engel and Ruth Orkin was… Continue reading

LITTLE FUGITIVE included in “Bombast – Boyhood” article in film comment – May 2014  

LITTLE FUGITIVE at Loews Jersey Theater 4/26/14

THE NEW YORK TIMES – April 26,2014 ‘Little Fugitive’ and ‘Speedy’ (Saturday) For some, Coney Island reached its on-screen zenith in the late 1970s — as the site of Alvy Singer’s childhood home in “Annie Hall” and the exhausted gang’s final destination in “The Warriors.” But the picturesque… Continue reading

LITTLE FUGITIVE according to Mary Engel, the daughter of co-directors

  Cinema of Childhood Little Fugitive according to the daughter of co-directors, Morris Engel and Ruth Orkin  Exclusive article, written by the daughter of Little Fugitive directors By Mary Engel Little Fugitive was a very small independent film made in 1952 on the streets of… Continue reading

Art Institute of Chicago: Film and Photo in New York

Saturday, July 21, 2012 – Sunday, November 25, 2012 In the 1920s New York City surpassed London to become the most populous and industrially advanced city in the world. A dense and animated urban environment without parallel, the city emerged as the cultural icon we… Continue reading