Director Archive

Haskell Wexler

Discover the remarkable film directors featured on TruStory FM’s entertainment podcasts. Learn about their creative journeys and lasting contributions to cinema through each of these archive episodes.

The Next Reel • Season 13 • Series: 1969 National Society of Film Critics Awards Best Cinematography Nominees • Medium Cool • Member Bonus
The Next Reel Film Podcast

Medium Cool • Member Bonus

We return to the 1969 National Society of Film Critics Awards nominee list for Best Cinematography for this month’s member bonus episode. Specifically, we’re talking about Haskell Wexler’s narrative feature directorial debut “Medium Cool.” Taking place around Chicago during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, it has a lot to say about politics, race relations, and the media. Still, that last act leaves us scratching our heads… Tune in!

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