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Video of the Week: "Man in a Blizzard" aka "Idiot with a Tripod"

With a large portion of the country being hit with snow and bone-chilling winds (not here in South Florida, of course), I thought it fitting to pay homage to the beauty of a city engulfed in snow. Shot in Astoria, Queens during the blizzard of 2011 by filmmaker Jamie Stuart, "Idiot with a Tripod" (as it was originally named) received high praise from Roger Ebert, who renamed it "Man in a Blizzard" and said it deserved to win the Academy Award for best live-action short subject. The short film is an homage to Dziga Vertov’s classic 1929 film "Man With A Movie Camera".

Oh, and if it's any consolation to those not living in South Florida, it's gotten quite cool down here as well of late. Highs only in the low 70's this week. Enjoy...

Idiot with a Tripod

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