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Kelly Duane De La Vega Talks Her Robert Altman-Inspired Documentary ‘In the Bones’

Kelly Duane de la Vega is putting the finishing touches to her documentary “In the Bones” (previously known as “Mississippi Red”), set to premiere in January. The film is set in Mississippi during a legislative session when equal pay for equal work and abortion rights are being decided, and zooms in on the lives of 12 protagonists – including a prominent Republican politician teaming up with a Democrat activist to create bipartisan pressure. The project was presented this week as part of Ji.hlava New Visions Forum: U.S. Docs, during the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival. “It’s a bit Robert Altman-inspired,”...
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San Francisco photography legend Robert Altman dead at 77

Robert Altman, the legendary San Francisco photojournalist who focused his lens on the city's counterculture in the 1960s and 1970s, died on Sept. 24. He died at the age of 77, one month before his birthday, due to complications from a longtime battle with esophageal cancer, his press agent Lee Housekeeper said in a press release.
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Iconic Counterculture Photographer Robert Altman Dies at 76

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Robert Altman, a legendary photojournalist who helped document San Francisco’s counterculture while working for Rolling Stone Magazine, has died at age 76. A press release issued on Tuesday confirmed that Altman died at his San Francisco home on or around Sept. 24, one month short of his 77th birthday. The cause of death was attributed to complications of his long battle with esophageal cancer, according to the release. Robert Altman (Getty Images) Altman’s photographs of San Francisco’s counterculture and burgeoning rock ‘n roll scene during the 1960s and 1970s established him as one of the premiere photojournalists working...
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Robert Altman, 1960s counterculture photographer, dies at 76

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robert Altman, a photojournalist who captured San Francisco’s burgeoning counterculture of the 1960s and became chief staff photographer at Rolling Stone magazine, has died. He was 76. Altman was found dead in his San Francisco home on Sept. 24 after a long battle with esophageal cancer, Felicia McRee, the executor of his estate, said Tuesday. A […]
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