Aperture Cinema - Winston Salem, NC | The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography
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The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography

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Opening July 28!

Portrait photographer Elsa Dorfman found her medium in 1980: the larger-than-life Polaroid Land 20×24 camera. For the next thirty-five years she captured the “surfaces” of those who visited her Cambridge, Massachusetts studio: families, Beat poets, rock stars, and Harvard notables. As pictures begin to fade and her retirement looms, Dorfman gives Errol Morris an inside tour of her backyard archive.