Documentaries are wonderful. Now that I have watched nearly every British series I can stand I am on the hunt for docs about artists and artists lives. The Grenhams introduced me to Bill Cunningham’s wonderful audio pieces for the Times and I was curious about this Mr Rogers with a thrilling Boston accent and egalitarian approach to fashion.
“Don’t ever get involved with money” if they pay you, then they own you, bill says, by way of explaining why he never took money for his work at details. “avoid the traps of the rich”
“it is as true today as it ever was, he who goes looking for beauty will find it.”
I dreamt last night that I was in an old fashioned projection booth and it was time to change the reel.
I won’t say more about this, as there are many quiet surprises in the film. Watch it and tell me what you think.