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Criterion Releases NM’s Films

Norman Mailer is remembered for many things—his novels, his essays, his articles, his activism, his ego. One largely forgotten chapter of his life, however, is his late-sixties, headlong, kamikaze-style plunge into making experimental films. The Criterion Collection is releasing a collector’s edition on NM’s films this August.

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Mailer Film Premiere

Norman Mailer’s first film, shot and edited in the months leading up to the publication of The Naked and the Dead, is having its world premiere at this years New York Film Festival as part of their acclaimed “Views From the Avant Garde” program. Restored and preserved by the Harry Ransom Center, The University of…