Posts in Through the Lens
US Cities on Screen: Memphis & Nashville

To coincide with our Issue Three ‘State Feature’ we’ve rounded up our favorite films set in Tennessee.

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The on-screen moments that 100% define Big Romantic Gestures

Observe, lovesick hopefuls...

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US Cities on Screen: Los Angeles

From Compton to Beverly Hills, we present a guide to the silver screen city

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US Cities on Screen: Chicago

We take a look at some of the greatest films set in The Windy City.

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US Cities on Screen: NYC

In the first of our new monthly series ‘US Cities on Screen’ – in which we throw a spotlight on a US city and its most compelling cinematic incarnations – we look at the Big Apple, as seen through the eyes of visionary filmmakers.

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Photographer Kimbra Audrey gets to know the neighborhood

In Brooklyn’s Crown Heights you might be surprised to find a legendary motorcycle club, the Imperial MC, next door. Known for its inclusivity, the club is part brotherhood, part female empowerment, and not at all what its TV counterparts would lead you to believe.

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Tag Christof's series Motel 69 pays tribute to America's iconic roadside institutions

The photographer reflects on his time spent photographing and staying in motels across the US, preserving the legacy behind the “Vacancy” sign.

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Creating the ‘Perfect World’ with production designer Rick Carter

From Forrest Gump to Avatar, Rick Carter has worked on some of the most iconic films of our times. Brooke Harris Wolff speaks to the Academy Award winning production designer and Steven Spielberg’s right-hand man about his vision, both onscreen and offscreen.

 

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Remnants of America’s Golden Age with Leah Frances of Instagram’s @AmericanSquares

Raised on a steady diet of Mid-Century American cinema, Leah Frances’ fascination with cataloguing relics of America past comes as no surprise. We spoke to the photographer behind the US-focused Instagram account @americansquares about her work.

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