Read not the Times. Read the Eternities. ~ Henry David Thoreau
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
August 14 is the birthdate of Italian film director Lina Wertmüller. She was the first woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Directing, for her film “Seven Beauties” (1975). Main characters in her films are dedicated anarchists, communists, feminists or all of the above, and action centers on political or socioeconomic conflicts.