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In the Mirror of Maya Deren

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[[Performer~P87527~Maya Deren~mayaderen]] was one of the pioneering figures of avant-garde cinema in America and also a noted author, poet, anthropologist, and alternative cultural figure of the 1940s and 1950s. Born [[Performer~P87527~Eleanora Derenkovsky~mayaderen]] in 1917, her family fled Kiev in 1922 to avoid political and economic reprisals brought on by her father's association with Leon Trotsky. Settling in Syracuse, NY, the family shortened their name to [[Performer~P87527~Deren~mayaderen]], and...more

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