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“A film’s images and sounds never fail to tell the story of how and why they were produced– the story of the mode of their production.”

~David E. James, Allegories of Cinema: American Film in the Sixties

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With Dad Cover Image with Film Award credits

Søren Sørensen’s Documentary WITH DAD is a Moving Exercise in Less-is-More Filmmaking

Clocking in just shy of 30 minutes, Søren Sørensen’s short documentary film With Dad is a spare, tightly-focused chronicle of photographer Stephen DiRado’s quest to capture his father Gene’s final years as the elder DiRado succumbs to Alzheimer’s disease. Based on DiRado’s book of the

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