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Haskell Wexler, February 6 1922 – December 27, 2015
In over half a century of extraordinary work in film, not to mention more than a little bit of raising hell, his work as Director of Photography on John Sayles’ masterpiece on union efforts to organize the West Virginia coal mines, Matewan, was among his very best.
Wexler posted this scene from Matewan to his YouTube account on July 9, 2012 with the following commentary:
“I just left the studio where John Sayles and I recorded a commentary for MATEWAN. In this scene, Chris Cooper, the organizer, talks union. I know we don’t mine coal, but you’ll hear plenty of ideas close to what a real union should be.”