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Title Left on purpose: a film [downloadable video]
Publisher [United States] : FilmBuff : Made available through hoopla, 2016
 
 
Descript 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 85 min.)) : sd., col
Note Digital content provided by hoopla
Credits Directed by Justin Schein
Performer(S) Mayer Vishner, Andrew Hoffman, Michael Ventura
Summary Vishner--Mayer. Forced into this life on February 13, 1949. Left on purpose on August 22, 2013. So reads the New York Times obituary that legendary anti-war Yippie activist Mayer Vishner asked to be posted after his death. LEFT ON PURPOSE is the story of a four-year friendship between filmmaker Justin Schein and Mayer Vishner, Abbie Hoffman's comrade in arms, former L.A. Weekly editor, and stubborn contrarian. What begins with Justin's simple curiosity about Mayer's intellect, values and the rebellious legacy of his counter-cultural generation turns into a dark yet profoundly humorous journey when Mayer asserts his right to his last political act: the right to end his life
Audience Not rated
Tech Details Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Vishner, Mayer
Suicide
Pacifists -- United States -- Biography
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Biography
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States
Alt Author Vishner, Mayer, actor. Actor.
Ventura, Michael, actor. Actor.
Hoffman, Andrew J., actor. Actor.
Schein, Justin, film producer, film director. fmp fmd
Mehlman, David, film director. fmd
Wurmfeld, Eden, film producer. fmp
hoopla digital
Add Title Left on purpose
Music # MWT11788261

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