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New book – OUTSIDE Morris Engel and Ruth Orkin From Street Photography to Filmmaking – 4/14

  OUTSIDE   MORRIS ENGEL  RUTH ORKIN   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 at the origin of a new style that revolutionized… Continue reading

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

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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 Brooklyn… Continue reading

“Little Fugitive” 60th Anniversary at Film Forum

“Little Fugitive” is celebrating its 60th Anniversary in 2013! The film will begin with a one-week run at the Film Forum in NYC. Rich Andrusco, the star of the film will be attending opening night on February 1, 2013!  www.filmforum.org. The New York Times article: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/06/movies/the-new-yawk-new-wave-series-at-film-forum.html?ref=movies&_r=1… 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

The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936-1951

The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936-1951 November 04, 2011 – March 25, 2012 Opens at The Jewish Museum this week, and runs through March 25th, 2012.Included in the exhibit are photographs by Morris Engel and his wife, Ruth Orkin There is a photo essay… Continue reading

November 2011

FILMS “Little Fugitive” is being released in France for the first time in 50 years by Carlotta Films in February, 2009. Turner Classic Movies will air all three of Morris Engel’s features, “Little Fugitive”, (1953) “Lovers and Lollipops” (1955) and “Weddings and Babies” (1958) and… Continue reading