Kevin Rafferty Death – Dead : Kevin Rafferty Obituary : Renowned documentary filmmaker of ‘The Atomic Cafe‘ dies at age 73
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- Died: July 3, 2020
- Age: 73 year old
- Cause of death: cancer
Rafferty started his profession in 1970, scoring his first main success in 1982 with “The Atomic Cafe” — an acclaimed have a look at the World Battle II nuclear assaults and the post-war nuclear period. The movie was greeted with a rave assessment from New York Instances movie critic Vincent Canby, who declared the 88-minute documentary movie — co-produced, edited and directed by Rafferty — “deserves nationwide consideration.”
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Thom Powers wrote;
RIP Kevin Rafferty.
1/ Thread on his work…
2/ THE ATOMIC CAFE (1982), dir by Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty was a rare nonfiction comedy. Long before documentaries were hip, the film landed the directors on David Letterman
3/ BLOOD IN THE FACE (1991), dir by Anne Bohlen, Kevin Rafferty, James Ridgeway was a prescient look at neo-Nazis; and includes one of Michael Moore’s early film appearances
4/ FEED (1992), dir by Kevin Rafferty & James Ridgeway, they make hilarious use out of politicians captured on tape when they aren’t expecting it. The directors discussed it after a 2012 screening at
5/ THE LAST CIGARETTE (1999), dir by Kevin Rafferty &
returned to the style of Atomic Cafe, relying exclusively on archive footage. (I served briefly as a researcher).
6/ HARVARD BEATS YALE 29-29 (2012), dir by Kevin Rafferty was his most personal film. I hosted its premiere at
@TIFF_NET unsure if audiences would like it as much as I did. But this middle age look back to glory days resonated more widely than I guessed.
2/ THE ATOMIC CAFE (1982), dir by Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty was a rare nonfiction comedy. Long before documentaries were hip, the film landed the directors on David Letterman https://t.co/TKq6xz9hh8
— Thom Powers (@thompowers) July 4, 2020
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