Alice Herz-Sommer died recently. She was the oldest living pianist and the oldest known Holocaust survivor.
This is a beautiful film, made last year. The fact that a Holocuast survivor could say: “every day life is beautiful” is a testament to the human spirit.
Part 1 and 2 (below) of a documentary on Ansel Adams by Nancy Newhall, a collaborator of Adams’ as well as an early photography writer and critic.
The background music is Adams playing piano, one of his many loves.
If you don’t know what Chatroulette is, see this.
This guy is incredible, what a creative use of this medium. Cracks me up. Want to see more of it.