The Kevin Rafferty Film Collection
Kevin Rafferty is the muckraking documentarian par excellence, gifted with an astringent sense of humor, an understated feeling for the absurd, and a capacity for unique insights into American culture. His reputation was established with 1982’s 'The Atomic Café', an apocalyptically funny collage film tour of Cold War culture and post-Hiroshima nuclear paranoia, ingeniously constructed from archival material, arriving just in time for Reagan era re-escalation. In the years since, Rafferty has been a clear-eyed, often impish chronicler of his country, from cigarettes to politics to American hate groups from the K.K.K. to the American Nazi Party. Our collection offers a chance to explore not only one of the great careers in nonfiction filmmaking, but several comically and sometimes disquietingly observed truths about life in the U.S. of A. - Text courtesy of Metrograph.
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