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Marshall Mateer – film, art, writing

November 22, 2016
by Professor Zebra
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Research, Writing, Film and Presentations …

My project work is carried out over years. The five projects below are all well underway – nearing completion! (May 2024) The Brigaders Return! A film project developing an annotated version of newsreel film from the BFI archives made in … Continue reading

May 22, 2012
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Early ‘British’ volunteers ~ Spain 1936 …

NAT COHEN IS MISSING! Aragon Front – 22nd November 1936. After the latest attack by Republican militias on Fascist positions, on the Aragon Front at Almudevar, news got through to Barcelona that Nat Cohen was missing … and Sam Masters too. … Continue reading

May 22, 2012
by Professor Zebra
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WHAT’S FILM & PHTOGRAPHY GOT TO DO WITH IT?

The Spanish Civil War is often called the ‘first photographic war’.  Photographers flocked to Spain. Photos were sent around the world by ‘wire’. Magazines published photo stories. Newsreels showed clips of military action and its consequences for civilian populations. Documentaries … Continue reading