Benjamin Smoke :: The Jem Cohen Documentary

The talking head on CNN just used the term 'polar vortex' to describe the freezing temperatures presently gripping much of the continental US. Sounds like a CAN outtake, no? Anyway, I was back in Atlanta during the holidays, where it's presently 7 degrees, driving around the old neighborhood and remembered this nugget: filmmaker Jem Cohen's Benjamin Smoke documentary from 2000 -- a project that spanned a decade in the making.

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