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The camera is magic

Overview

Portrait photographer Elsa Dorfman found her medium in 1980: the larger-than-life Polaroid Land 20x24 camera. For the next thirty-five years, she captured the “surfaces” of those who visited her studio: families, Beat poets, rock stars, and Harvard notables. As pictures begin to fade and her retirement looms, Dorfman gives Errol Morris an inside tour of her backyard archive.

  1. Errol Morris

    Director

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  1. Elsa Dorfman

    Self

  2. Errol Morris

    Errol Morris

    Self

  3. Allen Ginsberg

    Allen Ginsberg

    Self (archive footage)

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The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography

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Original Language English

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