A Pioneer In The Beginnings Of America’s Documentary Film Part 3
A Radical Filmmaker In The Making

Leo Hurwitz Radical Filmmaker in the Making

 “Leo Hurwitz’s task in life: creating and practicing the documentary film tied intrinsically to the quest for human freedom, liberation, equality, and truth.” Tom Hurwitz, Leo’s son. In 1926, Leo went to Harvard. This was quite an achievement for the Jewish son of working-class immigrants. Yet remarkably in line with the family’s intrinsic belief in, equality.…

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