posted March 31, 2016
"Who's Crazy?," a 1965 film by Thomas White, a young American in Paris with performances by members of the Living Theater and soundtrack by Ornette Coleman, has turned up in a New York garage, and has been restored to throw light on experimental cinema of its day.
posted June 15, 2015
More on Shirley Clarke's hommage to the recently deceased music great, "Ornette: Portrait of America."
posted June 12, 2015
Sage counsel for anyone who wants to remember the sadly now-late giant of American music, Ornette Coleman, who died yesterday.
posted February 25, 2015
A project like the restoration of Shirley Clarke's portrait of jazz iconoclast Ornette Coleman – her 1986 film "Ornette: Made in America" — can hardly succeed if its visual appeal is not matched by sparkling audio. John Polito of Audio Mechanics, in Burbank, Calif., explains what he did to the soundtrack.
posted February 22, 2015
Shirley Clarke suffered the neglect and disparagement that many great innovators do. But Milestone Films, the vaunted Brooklyn-based restoration and reissue company, has teamed up with various partners to produce restored prints — and now consumer DVDs and Blu-rays — of most of Clarke’s films.