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Rome is Burning: A Portrait of Shirley Clarke


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    Directed by Shirley Clarke • 1961 • United States
    Starring Warren Finnerty, Jerome Raphel, Garry Goodrow

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    Directed by Shirley Clarke • 1963 • United States
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