R.I.P. George C. Stoney

Documentary filmmaker George C. Stoney, a key figure in the movement to create public access television on cable TV systems, died July 12th in Manhattan, The New York Times reported. He was 96. In addition to making some 50 documentaries, Stoney taught filmmaking at NYU from 1970 until this year. Many of his students became prominent in the film industry. Among his docs were Occupation, about Canadian students who took over a McGill University building in 1970, The Uprising of ’34 (1995), about the legacy of a textile workers strike crushed by factory owners and All My Babies (1953) (more…)

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