"Apkon goes to great lengths to assay the obvious. Only in passing does he grant that the image does not exist in isolation, that word and image are inextricable. After all, he required this ancient technology—a book—to communicate his ideas."
Debut author Apkon, executive director of the Jacob Burns Film Center, makes a strong case for the moving image as today's primary form of communication. Yet, like many true believers, he pays short shrift to the cultural downside.
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