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Oscar Winners on TheArchive

With the Oscars upon us this weekend, TheArchive celebrates its own Academy Award winning collection of films, most notably our Arthur Cohn library.  A rthur Cohn has produced some of the most acclaimed and awarded foreign language films and documentaries in the history of the Academy Awards, including " The  Sky Above The Mud Below ,"  " Dangerous Moves ," " Black and White in Color ," and "One Day in September." These films have been recognized for their powerful storytelling, stunning visuals, and thought-provoking subject matter. Three titles currently available from TheArchive include: Black and White In Color , directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, is set in the early years of World War I, in a small African colony, where a group of white colonists decide to declare war on their German neighbors who are on the other side of the border. The film follows the colonists' efforts to organize their war effort, including creating their own milita

Ed Asner: Just Getting Started

Ed Asner was and will always be one of the greats. To be in his orbit was to know “shit's gonna get done.” This was a stalwart of a man, dare we say a bullhorn for speaking his mind and defending the rights of others. Today TheArchive commemorates a long, well lived life. Despite 91 years, it always felt like he was just getting started. Beyond the seven-time Emmy-winning actor from Mary Tyler Moore to Roots, and even as an octogenarian who never slowed appearing most recently in Cobra Kai, Asner also was revered for the kind of activism that served so many. Criticizing the entertainment business’ labor standards and a long time advocate for unionism, then rising to President of SAG, Asner galvanized his position and impact by walking the talk. TheArchive is proud to have some excellent content starring Asner including The Trials of Rosie O’Neill , for which he garnered a supporting actor Emmy nomination. We also have some of his earliest work in Decoy , a 1950’s noir series star