Fading Away

Everything Is Temporary

The name of the bitter green
Fruit whose tart taste
Would pucker our lips
The street where our family
Built their first home
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The Other & Us

Beginning With Bergman

It is generally agreed among those who follow these things that Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman was something of an existential genius.  Using the established vocabulary of a true visual stylist, he confronted some of our most primal fears and assumptions.  About belonging.  About believing.  And finding a way to regard the material world in a way that made sense for a generation for whom sense no longer made sense.  He was an artist who constantly challenged our assumptions about what it means to live in a free society.  How we participate.  How we observe.  How we change and make the most of the time we’re given.
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